Fibula Rod System

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  • A/P and M/L Screws
    Designed to minimize longitudinal or rotational displacement while stabilizing the lateral buttress of the mortise.
  • Minimally Invasive
    The surgical technique may reduce complications associated with the large incisions required with plating.
  • Size
    A choice of 3.0 mm and 3.6 mm diameters and a variety of lengths (110, 145, and 180 mm) accommodate a variety of canal widths and fracture locations.
  • Screw Options
    3.0 mm or 3.5 mm Hexalobe Screws, 2.7 mm or 3.5 mm Cortical (Hex) Screws, 4.0 mm Cancellous Screws.

The Acumed Fibula Rod System offers an alternative approach to traditional fibular plating by providing fracture stability with a minimally invasive surgical technique. Utilizing a targeting guide, the fibula rod and interlocking screws can be inserted through small incisions, which may help minimize valuable surgery room time.

Case Study: Open Reduction of the Lateral Malleolus

A 76-year-old woman stepped off a curb and twisted her right ankle. Due to swelling and blistering, the surgeon chose to use Acumed's Fibula Rod System to treat the fracture of the lateral malleolus.

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