Adjustable Large External Fixator

The Adjustable Large External Fixator is indicated for fractures of the tibia and femur, joint bridges, and osteotomies. Its pivoting T-clamp and convergent pin slots allow for fixation of shaft fractures as well as of tibial pilon and plateau fractures. The radiolucent, pre-assembled fixator is applied to the bone using a minimum of four Schanz screws through two pin clamps. The body of the Adjustable Large External Fixator is of radiolucent fibre-reinforced PEEK. The overall length ranges from 295 mm to 354 mm depending on clamps and distractor travel. The pin placement for the innermost pins ranges from 132 mm to 215 mm. It features two spring-loaded 6-position pin clamps. ML/AP angulation, torsion of 45 in each direction and gross (45 mm) and fine (35 mm) distraction/compression. The Adjustable Large External Fixator is equipped with new Reduction Handles, a 5 mm Combination T-Wrench, and a 9 mm Combination Wrench.

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