radial head prosthesis
System for radial head replacement consists of:
instructions for use and surgical technique.
Indications for the radial head replacement in the case of comminuted fracture (Type III according to Mason Classification) are the following coexisting injuries:
dislocation of the elbow joint together with radial head fracture;
injury of the medial collateral ligament;
injury of the lateral collateral ligament;
Monteggia type injury with the olecranon fracture and the radial head fracture;
fracture of the major part of the coronoid process (Types II and III);
coexisting injury of the distal radioulnar joint (Essex-Lopresti type) or injury of the interosseus membrane;
As a combination of the above – complex injury and instability.
The presented prostheses are made of cobalt alloy and UHMWPE polyethylene in accordance with ISO 5832 and ISO 5834 standards. High quality of the prostheses is confirmed by Quality Management System and by meeting the requirements of 93/42/EEC Directive.
Implants and the instrumentarium have been developed in cooperation with Professor S. Pomianowski, Head of the Department of Orthopaedy and Traumatology Post Graduate Medical Center in Otwock.