Category: External Fixation
The Distraction Osteogenesis Ring System is a ring fixation system. The ring fixation technique is based on the use of transfixion wires and external fixation pins attached to rings that encircle the affected limb. These rings are then attached to each other with components such as threaded rods and nuts to create a frame. The modular nature of a ring fixation frame allows multiple frame options, and can therefore be customized by the surgeon to address the individual characteristics of each case.
The Synthes Distraction Osteogenesis Ring System is intended to provide treatment for long bone fractures (open and closed) of adult and pediatric patients that require external fixation.
Specifically, the components can be used for:
Refer to individual device labeling for MRI conditions.
The Distraction Osteogenesis Ring System offers
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