THIS INFORMATION IS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ONLY

2A1

Fracture dislocation of the pelvis.
Iliac crest application of the Galaxy Fixator.
Laparotomy possible with fixator in place.

Use of HA-coated screws is recommended.

Equipment required
Q.tyCatalogue N.Description
6

93010

 

LARGE CLAMP

1

932300

 

ROD D 12 MM L 300 MM

2

932250

 

ROD D 12 MM L 250 MM

4

99-911550

 

XCALIBER BONE SCREW STERILE L150/50MM THREAD D6.0-5.6MM

Operative techniques

Galaxy Fixation System - Lower Extremities

Videos
Galaxy Fixation
Pin Site Care
Instructions for use

PQ_EXF - Orthofix External Fixation System

PQ_GAL_PART1-2 - Orthofix Galaxy Fixation System

PQ_ISP - Orthofix Fixation System Medical Devices

PQ_SCR - Orthofix Bone Screws for External Fixation System

PQ_SUO - Risks Due to the Re-Use of "Single Use" Device

FROM THE BLOG

Weight bearing and dynamization

2021-11-17

Weigh bearing is considered a significant clinical issue particularly when an external fixator has been applied to a lower limb. If mechanical stability is in fact a mandatory condition for promoting fracture healing, other key components for a full recovery of the bone are early weight bearing and dynamization.

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Dealing with pin site problems

2021-10-17

To prevent and manage pin site problems, the patient should be clearly informed of the protocol he/she needs to follow for pin site care in the post-operative phase. And not only the patient, but all people involved in the healing process outside the hospital should know the protocol.

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