Fixateur ProCallus

The ProCallus™ Fixator is a modular system intended as a mean for stabilization of bone segments in a broad range of indications, including fractures, joint fusion, joint distraction and angular corrections (hemicallotasis).

Features & Benefits

  • Ball-joints and telescopic body for ease of fracture reduction
  • Central Body Locking Nut, for later progressive loading of fracture
  • Cyclic micromovement facility which also functions as an integral anti-collapse mechanism
  • Actuator for early applied cyclic micromovement – before patient can bear weight1

Indications

A broad range of indications, including:

  • Fractures
  • Joint fusion
  • Joint distraction
  • Angular corrections (hemicallotasis)

Contraindications

  • Patients with mental or physiological conditions who are unwilling or incapable of following postoperative care instructions.
  • Arthrodiatasis of the hip utilizing Orthofix external fixation in inflammatory arthropathies and for patients over the age of 45 years.
  • Patients with severe osteoporosis, patients who are HIV positive and patients with severe, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.
  • Patients with foreign body sensitivity. Where material sensitivity is suspected, tests should be made prior to implant insertion.

Footnotes

  1. Beltsios M, Savvidou O, Kovanis J, Alexandropoulos P, Papagelopoulos P. External fixation as a primary and definitive treatment for tibial diaphyseal fractures. Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr. 2009 Oct;4(2):81-7.
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