Product Description

Early mobilization in fractures and fracture-dislocations of the elbow joint.

  • Controlled movement about the axis of rotation of the elbow joint
  • Minimally invasive and rapidly applied
  • Early flexion and extension
  • Facility for gradual extension or flexion where required
  • Immediate Pronation and Supination
  • Well tolerated by the patient

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Indication
  • Intra-articular fractures
  • Fracture-dislocations requiring further stabilization after treatment
  • Post-traumatic stiffness

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Physician Benefits
  • Immediate pronation and supination
  • Early flexion and extension
  • Allows controlled distraction of the joint
  • Well tolerated by the patient
  • Extended Range Clamp increases choice of angle of ulnar screws

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Physician Support Materials

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Clinical References:
  • Pennig D.,Gausepohl T., Mader K.:"Transarticular Fixation with the Capacity for Motion in Fracture Disclocations of the Elbow". Injury. 2000; 31 Suppl. 1:35-4. Pub Med Abstract.
  • Pennig D. , Gausepohl T.: "Fractures, Fracture Disclocations and Stiffness of the Elbow: The Elbow Fixator" Orthofix External Fixation in Trauma and Orthopaedics, G. De Bastiani et al., Springer 2000, Ch. 14:127-144.
  • Ruch D.S., Triepel C.T.: "Hinged Elbow Fixation for Recurrent Instability Following Fracture Dislocation" Injury, 32 (2001) Suppl. 4, S-D-70-S-D-78. Pub Med Abstract.

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Patient Support Materials

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Footnotes
Caution: Federal law (USA) restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. Refer to the instructions for use supplied with product for specific information on indications for use, contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse reaction information, and sterilization.

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