25/07/2014
AO Technical Commission Approved

Bridging Rods for External Fixation

The Bridging Rod is available as a stand-alone component, and can be used for delta ankle, tibia plateau, and distal tibia frames.

The use of a bridging rod effectively elevates the limb, may help reduce the occurrence of pressure ulcers, and allows for access to the wound without painful manipulation of the limb.

The Bridging Rods are available in four sizes:

  • 110 mm Carbon Fiber Bridging Rod, 190 mm Short
  • 110 mm Carbon Fiber Bridging Rod, 190 mm Long
  • 110 mm Carbon Fiber Bridging Rod, 220 mm Short
  • 110 mm Carbon Fiber Bridging Rod, 220 mm Long

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