“Piccolo” Trochanteric (PF) Nail

PF Short Nail

PF Long Nail

• Made of continuous carbon fibers reinforced polymer
• The nail have a 5° proximal anteversion
• Ultra-thin titanium shell coating of the lag screw
• 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
• Lag Screw and the long Nail are cannulated
• CarboFix Piccolo Proximal Nail is FDA cleared and CE marked

Features

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

Available sizes

Implant
Type
Proximal End
Diameter (mm)
Shaft Diameter
(mm)
Length
(mm)
Orientation
Nail-Short
Ø17.0
Ø11.0
180
Bi-lateral
Nail-Long
Ø17.0
Ø11.0
320, 340, 360, 380, 400, 420, 440
Left / Right
Implant
Type
Diameter
(mm)
Length
(mm)
Lag Screw
Ø10.4
80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110
Distal Screw
Ø5.0
30 – 60 @ 2.5mm increments 65 – 85 @ 5mm increments

• Nail Cap: 0, 5, 10 mm

* CarboFix nails & plates are supplied sterile

** CarboFix nails & plates are also known as Piccolo Composite® nails & plates

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