LCP Periarticular Aiming Instruments

The LCP periarticular aiming instruments are indicated to facilitate percutaneous, submuscular insertion of the LCP condylar 4.5 and LCP proximal tibia 4.5.

The set consists of specific aiming arms and handles designed to percutaneously aim for screw holes of these plates as well as common instruments such as drill sleeves, drill bits, guide wires, and connection parts.

The aiming arms will allow for percutaneous aiming of the LCP proximal tibia plate 4.5 up to 14 holes and the LCP condylar plate 4.5 up to 18 holes straight or curved.

The new aiming instruments feature several changes compared to the previous generation with the ultimate goal to improve handling. The aiming arms have been changed from PEEK to carbon fibre. The connection points have been redesigned to ensure there is no play or loosening in the aiming arm connection with the handle and plate. Snap-in sleeves through the aiming arms eliminate the use of thumb screws. The instrument color coding and labeling has been made more userfriendly.

It is intended to use similar instruments for all future 4.5 periarticular plate aiming systems.

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