LCP DF: 15-19 Holes
The LCP distal femur (DF) is indicated for distal shaft, supracondylar, intraarticular, and extraarticular, as well as periprosthetic fractures. Until recently, the plates were available in lengths up to 13 holes, with the longest plates 300 mm. Longer plates may be useful for appropriate bridging of comminuted fractures or for spanning a hip prosthesis to avoid stress risers in the proximal femur. For the treatment of these fracture types, additional plate lengths of 15, 17, and 19 holes with a maximum length of 436 mm are now available in left and right versions. They have the same design as the existing 513-hole plates and can be used with the same aiming arm, instruments, and screws.
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