UNIUM™ Small Bone and Trauma Power Tool
The UNIUM™ Power Tool was designed for increased reliability, efficiency, and comfort of use for an enhanced surgical experience and improved outcomes. It is intended for use in traumatology and orthopedic surgery that may include drilling, reaming, burring, screwing, tapping, sawing, and setting pins and wires.
The power tool system consists of a modular handpiece for general use and a standalone reciprocating saw handpiece for cardiothoracic surgery (specifically for sternotomies) (Fig 1). The strength and durability of both UNIUM Handpieces is enhanced by a high-quality PEEK housing and a stainless-steel coupling. The UNIUM Handpiece is 18% more powerful than the Colibri II/Small Battery Drive II, although it weighs 19% less.
The UNIUM Power Tool has a different trigger mechanism compared to the Colibri II/Small Battery Drive II: The lower trigger is for forward operation and the upper trigger for reverse operation. The oscillation mode is activated by pressing both triggers simultaneously. Additionally, the handpiece can be put in “forward only mode”.
Fig 1 UNIUM™ power tool system.
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