Locking Distal Radius System 2.4
The Locking Distal Radius System 2.4 consists of the new plates: LCP T-Plate 2.4, LCP Radial Column Plate 2.4, LCP L-Plate 2.4, LCP Distal Radius Plate 2.4, dorsal (p-Plate), LCP Volar Plate 2.4, and LCP Volar Buttress Plate 2.4. The 2.4 mm Locking Head Screw, self-tapping, the 2.4 mm Cortex Screw, self-tappingboth with Stardrive recessand special instruments complete the new system. This variety of plates allows fragment-specific treatment of all patterns of distal radial fractures. Indications are simple and displaced extraarticular and intraarticular distal radial fractures and corrective osteotomies of the distal radius. All implants are manufactured in Ti15Mo resulting in excellent bending properties and resistance to fatigue failure, allowing reverse bending. The edges of all plates are chamfered to reduce sharp edges that could contribute to irritation of tendons. Surfaces are polished to minimize tissue adhesion. The distal arms provide a smooth gliding surface for the tendons. Different plate lengths are offered to avoid cutting. The angular stability of the construct allows treatment of osteoporotic bone.
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