1.0 mm thick Adaption Plate (4 and 6 hole)
Matrix Mandible System
The 1.0 mm thick Adaption Plate (Fig 1) is a shorter version of the existing 12 and 20 hole adaption plates. The bar in tension bands prevents the user from placing the screw too close to the fracture line, however, surgeon feedback indicated that 12 and 20 hole adaption plates were being used in a way where they were being cut into desired lengths. The fragmented plates were then used in different patients, which introduced challenging cost split. The new 4 and 6 hole adaption plates provides a more effective solution, and can be used without the bar as an option in trauma sets, allowing hospital savings.
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