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Prostheses, Bone Cerclage

Definition : Prostheses designed for fixation of long bone fractures by encircling the shaft of the bone. These prostheses are typically metal alloy (e.g., stainless steel, cobalt-chromium) bands or sheets that are wrapped around and anchored to the shaft of the bone using screws; self-locking plastic (e.g., nylon) straps may also be used for bone cerclage. Bone cerclage prostheses are used mainly for spiral fractures and for fractures in which the bone is splintered or crushed (i.e., comminuted fractures); the prostheses may be surgically removed (i.e., temporary) or left in place (i.e., permanent) after healing; some synthetic cerclage prostheses are made of bioabsorbable materials.

Entry Terms : "Prostheses, Cerclage, Bone" , "Bone Cerclage Prostheses" , "Orthopedic Prostheses" , "Prostheses, Cerclage" , "Cerclage, Orthopedic Fixation"

UMDC code : 16140

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Kinamed Inc

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Kinamed designs and manufactures implantables and instruments for orthopedics and neurosurgery.

Parametrics Medical LLC

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X-spine Systems Inc

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X-spine is built around the creative process and the celebration of invention. Our greatest goal is to out-think and out-create our competition to deliver uniquely innovative products to the spinal marketplace.

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