Orthopaedic Implant Company launches nail system for femoral midshaft and distal fractures: 5 things to know

Written by Jessica Kim Cohen | August 12, 2016 | Print  |

The Reno, Nev.-based Orthopaedic Implant Company has launched its Antegrade/Retrograde Intramedullary Femur Nail System, which treats femoral midshaft and distal fractures.

Here are five things to know:

 

1. This femur nail increases the types of fractures that can be treated with OIC's line of nail system products.

 

2. This is the second Intramedullary nail that OIC has launched this year.

 

3. The nail is available in a variety of sizes, with diameters spanning 10 through 13 millimeters and lengths spanning 300 to 440 millimeters.

 

4. The nail also features cross-lock screws, which OIC says aids in optimal implant fixation.

 

5. The system includes a full carbon-fiber targeter for viewing under fluoroscopy.

 

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