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About this product

Division: Trauma
Category: Hip & Pelvis

In-situ bending instruments adjust the precontoured reconstruction plates on the bone to match the relevant patient anatomy during a surgical procedure. Use of these instruments helps to decrease surgical time by reducing the need of repeated cycles in plate positioning until plate shape is sufficiently contoured.

In-situ Bending Instrument Set - Handles in use In-situ Bending Instrument Set - Pliers in use

Indications for Use

The In-situ bending instruments are designed for use in the following plate systems:

  • 3.5 mm Low Profile Reconstruction Plates (straight, curved, and J-shaped)
  • 3.5 mm Wide Angle Reconstruction Plates
  • 3.5 mm DCP® Reconstruction Plates, straight and curved


These instruments are not designed for plates with locking and coaxial Combi holes.
In particular:

  • 3.5 Locking Reconstruction Plates
  • 3.5 mm Pubic Symphysis Plates
  • 3.5 mm Spring Plates
  • 3.5 mm Locking Reconstruction Plates with coaxial Combi holes
  • Plates in sizes other than 3.5 mm

Features & Benefits

  Features Benefits
In-situ Bending Instrument Set - Handles Three In-situ Bending and Twisting Handle options: straight, 90°, 120°. Additional options to bend or twist the plate to the appropriate contour.
In-situ Bending Instrument Set - Pliers In-Situ bending pliers are designed with a unique nose and counter-bearing mouth. The pliers can grasp the preliminarily fixated plate while the handles are squeezed to bend the plates as required.


Surgical Technique

DSUS/TRM/0517/1454 05/2017

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.
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