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3C48

Distal valgus and antecurvatum deformity in a short tibia.

(a) TrueLok Fixator in place with wire-bearing rings. Distal osteotomy for progressive correction of deformity; proximal osteotomy for lengthening. Caution: Resect at least 1 cm of fibula.

(b) Correction and lengthening.

Equipment required
Q.tyCatalogue N.Description
3

56-10920

 

TL PLUS FULL RING, 150MM

4

50-10160

 

TL+ TELESCOPIC LINEAR DISTRACTOR 200MM

2

51-10430

 

TL+ CANNULATED INLINE HINGE ASSEMBLY

10

54-1152

 

TL,BOLT, WIRE FIXATION, UNIVERSAL

2

54-11530

 

TL+ UNIVERSAL HALF PIN FIXATION BOLT 4MM - 6MM

1

54-11610

 

TL+ TWO HOLE POST

1

51-10470

 

TL+ ANGULAR DISTRACTOR 150MM

8

54-1050

 

TL,BOLT, 12MM

24

50-1008

 

TL, NUT, STAINLESS STEEL, 10MM

2

99-911540

 

XCALIBER BONE SCREW STERILE L150/40MM THREAD D6.0-5.6MM

5

54-1215

 

TL,WIRE, W/STOPPER, 1.8MM X 400MM

Operative techniques

General Principles Limb Lengthening and Deformity with TrueLok Ring Fixation System

Videos
Pin Site Care
Instructions for use

PQ_EXF - Orthofix External Fixation System

PQ_FRA - TrueLok Forefoot Arch

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

PQ_TLD - TrueLok and TL-HEX Dynamization Module

PQ_TLK - TrueLok External Fixation System

PQ_WBT - TrueLok Wire Tensioning and Locking Elements

PQ_WTN - TrueLok Wire Tensioner

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