I specifically chose the Catalyst implant [for this case] because it's stemless, it had the advantage of preserving as much humeral bone as possible, and it was a more anatomic reconstruction for this young, 19-year-old female who had high expectations and high activity demands.
Joseph Lynch, MD, The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho, Boise, ID
We're seeing incredible outcomes in patients with the [Catalyst CSR Total Shoulder System]. Because we're exactly replicating their anatomy we think their motion is better. We're excited about the early results in the patients we're treating. They're back to their normal activities.
Theodore A. Blaine, MD
I’ve used the Catalyst system for the last year with tremendous results in patients with end-stage shoulder arthritis. The system allows anatomic reconstruction of the glenohumeral joint with a minimally invasive approach, and simple, easy to use instrumentation. My patients are recovering quicker, with less pain, and have very good short-term results compared to patients that have a more standard, stemmed design.
Timothy G. Reish, MD
I have been using the Catalyst shoulder prosthesis for all my anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty cases since 2017. I have used most of the other systems currently available and have found that the Catalyst is simply the most anatomic system on the market. The fit is a precise anatomic reconstruction in every single case. The surgical technique and instrumentation are pared down and streamlined, and the cases go much quicker. The system is easy to learn - the X-rays from my first Catalyst case looked perfect! I have been doing less soft tissue releases with the Catalyst, which means less postoperative pain and a faster recovery for my patients.
J. Michael Wiater, M.D.