“Piccolo” Femur Nails

Femur Nail

• Made of continuous carbon fibers reinforced polymer.
• The nails are shaped as an anatomical bow, representing a radian of 1.5
• The screw holes are threaded for enhanced screw fixation.
• CarboFix Femur nails are cannulated for insertion over a proprietary 2.4mm guide wire.
• The nail cap is made of composite material and is radiolucent.
• Radiopaque markers around the drill holes and along the nails’ length axis facilitate positioning and drilling.
• CarboFix Femur nails are FDA cleared and CE marked.

Features

• Radiolucent: Superior fracture imaging.
• Unparalleled fatigue strength.
• Improved modulus of elasticity.
• No artifacts in CT & MRI due to the nail.
• Advantageous in pathological fractures

Available sizes

Shaft Ø (mm)
Proximal Ø (mm)
Length (mm)
10.0
11.5
200*, 300, 320, 340, 360, 380, 400, 420
11.0
11.0
200*, 300, 320, 340, 360, 380, 400, 420
12.0
12.0
200*, 300, 320, 340, 360, 380, 400, 420

• Screws: Ø5mm

* Special Order
** CarboFix nails & plates are supplied sterile
*** CarboFix nails & plates are also known as Piccolo Composite® nails & plates

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