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ProCallus Fixator

Description

​​​ANATOMIC​AL  SITE​: Humerus, Hip, Femur, Tibia, Ankle
PROCEDURE: Fractures​​​, Joint Fusion, Joint Distraction, Angular Corrections (hemicallotasis)​

Product De​scription

A modular system intended as a mean for stabilization of bone segments in a broad range of indications, including fractures, joint fusion, joint distraction an​d angular corrections (hemicallotasis).​​​​​​​

Features & Benefits

  • Ball-joints and telescopic body for ease of fracture reduction
  • Central Body Locking Nut, for later progressive loading of fracture
  • Cyclic micromovement facility which also functions as an integral anti-collapse mechanism
  • Actuator for early applied cyclic micromovement – before patient can bear weight1​
FOOTNOTES
  1. Beltsios M, Savvidou O, Kovanis J, Alexandropoulos P, Papagelopoulos P. External fixation as a primary and definitive treatment for tibial diaphyseal fractures. Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr. 2009 Oct;4(2):81-7.​

Indication

INDICAT​IONs

A broad range of indications, including:

  • Fractures
  • Joint fusion
  • Joint distraction
  • A​ngular corrections (hemicallotasis)​

CONTRAIN​DIcations

  • Patients with mental or physiological conditions who are unwilling or incapable of following postoperative care instructions.
  • Arthrodiatasis of the hip utilizing Orthofix external fixation in inflammatory arthropathies and for patients over the age of 45 years.
  • Patients with severe osteoporosis, patients who are HIV positive and patients with severe, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
  • Patients with foreign body sensitivity. ​Where material sensitivity is suspected, tests should be made prior to implant insertion.​​​​

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