LCP Metaphyseal Plate 3.5, 4.5, and 5.0

The LCP Metaphyseal Plate is indicated for fractures in the metaphyseal areas which reach into the proximal and distal shaft of the humerus, proximal, and distal tibia as well as fibula, and proximal, and distal radius as well as ulna.

The LCP combination holes provide a choice of dynamic compression and/or angular stability in one implant. The dense net of LCP combination holes in the thinned plate area allows a closer insertion of the screws and, therefore, provides a higher purchase with better stability. The long hole helps to optimize fine-tuning of the reduction in the longitudinal axis. A bullet tip enables easier application of a minimally invasive surgical technique. The small hole is intended for temporary fixation with a K-wire. The thinned plate profile (especially designed for the distal ends) provides easy contouring of the plate and takes the peculiarities of the metaphyseal area into account. The angulation of the two outermost hole units (11) towards the center of the thinned plate area allows a closer juxta-articular plate placement. The plates undercuts maintain good vascularization of the periost. The LCP Metaphyseal Plate is available in stainless steel and titanium and is fully compatible with the instruments and implants of the LCP System.

32-year-old woman, closed fracture type 42-C3 with minimal soft-tissue injury, after skiing accident.

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