Orthopaedic Foot Instrument Set
The orthopaedic foot instrument set is intended to help in trauma and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle and consists of a distractor, trephines and extraction attachments, chisels and cartilage remover, and new handles.
The distractor enables easy and precise handling and tightening to achieve compression or distraction for better visualization and increased access while preparing joints or when reducing fractures in feet. The controlled ratchet for finger tightening or loosening allows for controlled, linear shifting. K-wire sleeves with holding mechanism for sizes of 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, and 4.0 mm allow the placement of K-wires in the desired thickness. Two extra K-wire holes increase versatility and increase stability (stable enough for talus and distal tibia). A rotating locking mechanism enables simple handling which also saves time.
Three different shaped chisels in two sizes (10 and 15 mm) are available for preparation of small joints of the foot for arthrodesis, eg, proper removal of joint cartilage and preparation of convex/concave shaped joints or other precise anatomical and indication specific (surgical) approaches.
The bone harvesting set for reconstruction of deformities consists of trephines and extraction attachment in seven assorted diameters (5.514 mm) for accurate local bone grafting for various anatomies.
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