Radiolucent Small External Fixator
The Radiolucent Small External Fixator is indicated for unstable fractures of the distal radius (intra- and extraarticular, as well as fractures with open and closed soft-tissue defect), injuries, fractures, dislocations, and burns in the wrist and forearm, fractures in connection with extensive soft-tissue injuries, bone loss and vessel and/or nerve involvement, fracture dislocations of the wrist, and in open pediatric fractures with bone loss.
The multi-functional clamp is flexible, holds different diameters, allows free pin placement, is easy to handle and radiolucent. The clamp accepts 4.0 mm rods and pins from 2.0 to 4.0 mm. It is made out of a carbon-fiber reinforced polymer which reduces weight without compromising stability. It is suitable for use in the MRI.
The two nuts allow for an independent fixation of the implant/rod which improves the fine-tuning of the reduction.
The set includes additional instruments as a disposable 4.0 mm drill sleeve, wrench (11 mm), and 4.0 mm T-handle, 4.0 mm connecting rods (80 and 100 mm lengths) and 4.0/3.0 mm self-drilling Schanz Screws (80 mm length).
Small Universal Chuck with T-Handle
The Small Universal Chuck with T-Handle is used to insert Schanz screws or wires from 1.0 - 6.0 mm diameters. The size of the T-Handle has been reduced for lighter weight and easier handling and will be available for all External Fixation Systems.
54-year-old female with 23-C3 fracture after fall
External fixator due to severe soft-tissue trauma. Palmar plate 1 week later. .
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