ILIZAROV

External Fixator

 

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ILIZAROV External Fixator

Overview

Since the 1950s when Dr. Gavriil A. Ilizarov first developed the ILIZAROVTM External Fixator, it has been used in more than 1 million cases worldwide. Available in the West since 1981, the ILIZAROV  External Fixator has proven itself as an unequaled fracture reduction device. The original IILIZAROV can be assembled in more than 600 different ways. With the advent of the ILIZAROV System, that number is even higher. Today, in addition to the original ILIZAROV, the ILIZAROV System includes:

  • The Acute Trauma ILIZAROV II. It provides the same stability and versatility of the original with increased ease of application in the acute trauma setting.

  • The ILIZAROV Small Bone Fixation System, which can be used for small, pediatric and upper extremity applications

ILIZAROV Small Bone Fixation System

The ILIZAROV Small Bone Fixation System can be used for small, pediatric and upper extremity applications. With its smaller half rings, wires and lightweight design, the system permits stable fixation of very small bones, bone fragments and osteoporotic bones. Simultaneous corrections of multiplane deformities are also achieved with the same precision as the original Ilizarov system. The ILIZAROV Small Bone Fixation System also features:

  • A wide variety of indications treatable with one system
  • Unique hole patterns that deliver the extra convenience of additional holes (with respect to normal Ilizarov half rings) without reducing stability
  • Half ring sizes from 40 mm to 120 mm
  • Small 1.0, 1.2 and 1.5 mm smooth and olive wires, which allow for stable placement in very small bones, fragments and osteoporotic bones

 Caution: US Federal law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a physician.

*ILIZAROV is a trademark of MedicalPlastic srl.