LCP Volar Column Distal Radius 2.4: Instruments
The LCP volar column distal radius 2.4 is indicated for all fracture types of the distal radius, from simple to complex intra- and extraarticular fractures, and especially for highly comminuted fractures as well as corrective osteotomies of the distal radius.
The LCP volar column distal radius 2.4 is anatomically contoured for the distal radius and has a low profile, which implies less overall implant bulk, minimizing soft-tissue irritations. It provides multiple screw options in the head of the plate (8- and 9-hole head configurations) to better support the articular surface and to address fracture fragments individually. The three-screw cluster addresses the radial styloid. Four screws support the ulnar column.
A few new instruments have been designed to facilitate the use of the plate, simplify plate placement, simplify short drill-guides insertion, and to provide additional options for screw-length measurement, provisional plate fixation, and screw insertion.
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