The XCaliber® Hybrid Fixator is made of radiolucent material for unobstructed x-ray visualization. The metallic bolts and the cam and bush of each ball-joint, are the only radio-opaque components.
No obstruction to fracture visualization, allowing faster and easier reduction
Easier to check callus formation and bone healing
Less radiation exposure for the surgical team
No maintenance or sterilization costs – Conveniently packaged in a sterile kit
Less inventory – Minimal instrumentation
Xtraordinary – Packaged as a sterile kit in three time-saving configurations, ready for all long bone trauma application
Single use – No maintenance and sterilization costs
Comminuted fractures near joints.
Patients with mental or physiological conditions who are unwilling or incapable of following postoperative care instructions
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
Choose appropriate ring.
Full circumference rings may be made by joining 1/3
and 2/3 rings together with locking screws.
Référencé anatomically safe corridors on cross-section of limb.
Insert wire closest to the joint first.
Insert a two-hole securing pin into appropriate hole in ring.
Introduce tip of X-Wire with latéral olive through
the two-hole securing pin.
Push wire through soft tissues and drill through bone,
while assistant maintains ring parallel to joint with limb
rentered within iî. Avoid joint capsule.
When wire has exited