ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA PRODUCTS
Orthopedic trauma products refer to a range of medical devices and implants designed to treat traumatic injuries and fractures of the musculoskeletal system. These products are used by orthopedic surgeons and trauma specialists to stabilize, align, and promote the healing of fractured bones and injured joints. Orthopedic trauma products are recommended and prescribed by orthopedists. The use of these products can often help speed up the patient’s recovery process, while also reducing patient pain and discomfort.
Orthopedic trauma products are continuously evolving, and new innovations are being developed to improve patient outcomes and facilitate the healing process. The selection of specific products depends on the type and severity of the injury, as well as the surgeon’s judgment and surgical technique.
Some common orthopedic trauma products include:
Fracture Fixation Implants: These include plates, screws, nails, and wires that are used to stabilize fractured bones. They are made of materials such as stainless steel and titanium.
External Fixators: External fixators are devices that are applied externally to the body to stabilize fractures. They consist of metal rods, clamps, and pins that are inserted into the bone and held in place externally with supports and connecting bars.
Intramedullary Nails: Intramedullary nails are especially used to stabilize long bone fractures such as femur, tibia and humerus. They are inserted into the marrow canal of the bone and provide internal stability.
Bone Plates: Bone plates are metal plates that are used to fix fractures by holding the bone fragments together. They are secured with screws to provide stability during the healing process.
Joint Reconstruction Implants: In cases of severe joint trauma (like osteoporosis) or fractures involving joints, joint reconstruction implants (arthroplasty products) may be used. These implants include prostheses for joint replacement or devices to repair or reconstruct damaged ligaments or cartilage.