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Semi-extended Instrument Set


Nailing in Extension

Constant Innovation

Nailing in Extension for TRIGEN META-NAIL Tibial Nails

Through constant innovation, Smith & Nephew is the first company to fully support an alternative technique to the standard nailing of tibia fractures.

The new TRIGEN Semi-extended Instrumentation facilitates intramedullary nailing procedures of the tibia with less flexion of the knee joint. Reduced flexion leads to less pull from the quadriceps mechanism, helping to avoid fracture malreductions and misalignment.

The semi-extended technique offers easier reductions, easier imaging and less angulation of the proximal segment while offering the enhanced, multiplanar fixation synonymous with the META-NAIL Tibial Nailing System.

Surgical Technique for Instrumentation


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