Minimal Invasive Percutaneous Osteosynthesis (MIPO) Instruments
MIPO Instruments are designed to facilitate reduction and to minimize devascularization of fracture fragments by minimizing soft tissue stripping.
The Reduction Instruments are placed in the distal and proximal end of the fracture. Due to direct application of forces to the bone, the instruments allow better manipulation of the bone fragments and therefore facilitate reduction of the fracture.
Soft Tissue Retractor
The Soft Tissue Retractor prepares a cavity for subsequent, percutaneous insertion of a plate. It is inserted percutaneously through a small incision and separates the soft tissues from the periosteum. The Soft Tissue Retractor is available in a version for Small and one for Large Fragments.
Large Fragment Manipulator
The Large Fragment Manipulator with threaded rods (diameter 5.0 mm) features a self-drilling tip, standard tip, and round cannulated tip as well as a K-Wire and cannulated drill. The threaded, cannulated rod with a round tip allows a guided, unicortical application.
Small Fragment Manipulator
The Small Fragment Manipulator with threaded rods (diameter 3.0 mm) features a self-drilling tip and a standard tip.
The Plate Holder facilitates the handling of the plate insertion (Plate Handle for LCP and LC-DCP Manipulator). The specific handle is used with different plate clamps and enables plate insertion of the LCP and LC-DCP Narrow, LCP and LC-DCP (4.5/5.0 dimension, broad and narrow) as well as LCP and LC-DCP (3.5 dimension).
An externally mountable template can be used to indicate the holes of the plate for subsequent screw.
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