Angular Stable Locking System (ASLS)

Division: Trauma
Category: Intramedullary Nails

The Angular Stable Locking System (ASLS) offers angular stability for screws used in combination with an intramedullary nail. 

Indications for Use

The Synthes Angular Stable Locking System (ASLS), when used with Synthes cannulated titanium intramedullary nails, is intended to aid in the alignment and stabilization of tibial, humeral, femoral and ankle fractures.

Features & Benefits

  • 80% decrease in fracture site motion for a period of at least 3 months (12 weeks)
  • Improved fixation in poor quality bone
  • Decreased risk of secondary loss of reduction
  • Compatible with all Synthes cannulated titanium nails
  • A combination of standard and ASLS screws may be used in the same nail
  • Intraoperative choice for ASLS
  • 70:30 poly (L/DL-lactide) bioresorbable sleeve gradually resorbs within 18-24 months
  • 4.0mm, 5.0mm, 6.0mm sleeves are used with corresponding ASLS screws

All medical devices have associated risks. Please refer to the package insert and other labeling for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative.