LCP Distal Medial Tibia
The LCP Distal Medial Tibia has been developed for fractures in the metaphyseal area that may reach into the shaft. The distal end is anatomically contoured to the distal medial tibia, with a light twist to fit the bone. The plate is easy to contour to take the peculiarities of the metaphyseal area into account. The first four threaded screw holes in the distal section are angled to allow optimal fixation of the screws in the epiphyseal area without penetrating the joint. The dense net of 3.5 LCP combination holes in the thinned plate area allows the insertion of more screws to provide a higher anchoring stability. The long hole helps to fine-tune the reduction in the longitudinal axis. The LCP Distal Medial Tibia 3.5/4.5/5.0 is available in a left and right version with twelve different lengths from 420 holes.
The LCP Distal Medial Tibia is available in titanium and stainless steel.
A specially adapted Guiding Block allows easy and correct insertion of the drill sleeves into the distal plate area.
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