Small Fragment System

The Small Fragment Standard System contains the 2.7, 3.5 and 4.0 implants and related instruments required for standard compression plating.

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Features & Benefits

The Small Fragment Standard System 

  • Equipment for LC-DCP and DCP plating systems
  • Can be upgraded to LCP system
  • Cases are organized in general order of use
  • Compact case sizes fit most tabletop autoclaves
  • Plate case stores a full range of 2.7, 3.5, and 3.5 Broad DCP, LC-DCP or LCP plates
  • Includes auxiliary bins for storing additional equipment

The Small Fragment Locking System

  • Dedicated equipment designed for LCP plating
  • Locking instruments fit in the Graphic Case for Small Fragment Instrument Set (690.591)
  • All cases are organized in general order of use
  • Compact case sizes fit most tabletop autoclaves

LCP (Locking Compression Plate)

  • Locking screws create a fixed-angle construct, resulting in angular stability
  • Tapered end for submuscular plate insertion, designed to reduce tissue trauma
  • Limited-contact plate design reduces plate-to-bone contact, protecting vascularity
  • Centrally located hole at one end for metaphyseal fracture repair

LCP plate holes

  • Dynamic Compression Unit (DCU) hole allows 40° of longitudinal screw angulation and 7° of transverse screw angulation
  • Combi-holes allow placement of conventional screws on one side or locking screws on the opposite side of each hole

      A. Threaded hole section for locking screws
      B. Dynamic Compression Unit (DCU) hole section for conventional screws
      C. Locking screw in threaded side of plate hole
      D. Cortex screw in compression side of plate hole
      E. Stacked combi-holes at plate end accepts either cortex, cancellous or locking screws

LC-DCP (Limited-Contact Dynamic Compression Plate)

LC-DCP (Limited-Contact Dynamic Compression Plate) grooved undersurface

  • Provides limited contact between the plate and bone, designed to reduce the chance for temporary porosis under the plate
  • Allows periosteal callus formation at the fracture site

LC-DCP plate hole

  • The Dynamic Compression Unit (DCU) hole is symmetrical and provides bidirectional compression
  • Allows 40° of longitudinal screw angulation and 7° of transverse screw angulation
  • Accepts conventional screws that may be placed in either load or neutral positions, depending on whether inter fragment compression is desired
  • Centrally located hole at one end for metaphyseal fracture repair
  • Tapered end for submuscular plate insertion, designed to reduce tissue trauma

Uniform stiffness

  • Allows smooth contouring of the plate to the bone
  • Protects the plate from localized high bending stress, because of the even distribution of stresses over a long distance along the plate

DCP (Dynamic Compression Plate) with DCP plate hole 

  • Incorporates an incline in the hole that converts screw compression into plate translation and compression of the bone fracture
  • Accepts conventional screws that may be placed in either load or neutral positions, depending on whether inter fragment compression is desired
  • Allows 25° of longitudinal screw angulation and 7° of transverse screw angulation

Cortex Screws

  • For bicortical fixation in diaphyseal bone
  • Self-tapping screws are standard in all sets
  • Non-self-tapping screws are also available

Cancellous Bone Screws 

  • For fixation in poor quality or metaphyseal bone
  • Deeper threads and coarser pitch maximize the surface area of the threads in contact with the bone, thereby increasing the screw’s holding power in softer bone

Locking Screws

  • Use with the Locking Compression Plate (LCP)
  • Conical, double-lead machine thread on the head locks into the threaded combi-hole or stacked combi-hole in the plate
  • Create a fixed-angle construct
  • Large core diameter provides improved bending and shear strength
  • Stardrive recess provides improved torque transmission to the screw, while retaining the screw without the use of a holding sleeve

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