Distraction Osteogenesis Ring System - Nonarticular Tibia Frame

Division: Trauma
Category: External Fixation

The Distraction Osteogenesis Ring System is a ring fixation system, which can be customized by the surgeon to address the individual characteristics of each case.

Indications for Use

The Distraction Osteogenesis System is intended for fracture fixation (open and closed); pseudoarthrosis or non-unions of long bones, limb lengthening by epiphyseal or metaphyseal distraction; correction of bony or soft tissue deformities, and correction of segmental bony or soft tissue defects in adult and pediatric patients.

Selected devices may be offered by DePuy Synthes as MR Conditional. Refer to individual device labeling for MRI conditions.

Features & Benefits

Ring fixators are most commonly applied to the tibia, but can also be applied to the femur, humerus, foot, and forearm.

The Distraction Osteogenesis Ring System offers

  • 8 mm titanium alloy threaded rods allow the use of three rods in each ring block, saving assembly time and inventory cost
  • Rings are available in titanium alloy or carbon fiber
  • Compatible with the DePuy Synthes Medium External Fixator, allowing use of that system's clamps, for more freedom in Schanz screw placement and versatility in frame design.
  • A wide variety of components are available for compression, distraction, angulation, and translation of bone segments
  • Two graphic cases contain all components and instruments required for surgery: a Ring Graphic Case and the Implant and Instrument Graphic Case

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.