1.8 mm drill guide and insertion handle
The short 1.8 mm threaded drill guide and insertion handles are instruments for use with the LCP Extraarticular Volar Distal Radius Plate, 4- and 6-hole versions.
The drill guides thread into all locking holes of all Volar Distal Radius Plates, or other plates where 2.4 mm and 2.7 mm locking head screws are used. The drill guide ensures that a screw hole is drilled at the correct angle in the head of an extraarticular plate. Multiple drill guides can be attached at one time in the head of the plate. They allow K-wire insertion. The drill guides are made from stainless steel and come with a T8 Stardrive recess.
The insertion handle is used with the short 1.8 mm threaded drill guides to position the Extraarticular Volar Distal Radius Plate correctly, and holds the plate in place while drilling. It is designed to keep the surgeons hand out of the field of view of the C-arm. The material of the handle is aluminum. 4-hole and 5-hole handles are available. One end of the handle is used with right plates and the other end is used with left plates.
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