Resorbable Cranial Clamp
In cranial flap closure procedures it is important to have a closure system which is fast and easy to use. The new Rapid Resorbable Cranial Clamp is intended to provide surgeons with a quick closure option and appropriate esthetic results. Its resorbability adds the benefit of not being a permanent fixture in the body. The design of the Rapid Resorbable Clamp eliminates the need to drill or tap, thereby speeding the closure procedure. Both the tensioning of the clamp and the cutting of the excess stem are performed with a special designed single instrument, which adds to the ease of use.
The Rapid Resorbable Cranial Clamp is made from a fast resorbing polymer [85:15 poly (L-lactide-co-glycolide)], the same material as used in the plates of the already existing Rapid Resorbable System. The implants degrade within approximately 12 months. The Rapid Resorbable Cranial Clamp is therefore indicated for use in pediatric and adult patients, with the majority of application being for pediatrics.
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