Fracture

Definition

The individual vertebrae of the spinal column consist of the vertebral body, the spinous processes and the vertebral arches. Like all other bones in the body, these structures are also subject to fracture - through a fall, an accident, or age-related decrease in bone density (osteoporosis).
Broken bones can heal, but when the fracture is "unstable", the pieces of bone or bone fragments can pose a threat to the spine’s neural pathways.

Therapy

When a patient with an unstable vertebral fracture has to undergo surgery, the affected vertebrae can be screwed to the adjacent ones. Another method of stabilizing a fracture is with liquid bone cement. Sometimes it is necessary to remove fractured vertebra parts or discs and replace them with an implant.

Products

ATHLET

The lordotic form enables restoration of the natural anatomic shape. The main and end bodies are latched together securely…

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TOSCA

Monocortical anchorage with optimized stability in osteoporotic bone and for multi-segmental fusion.

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POSEIDON

The concept is designed to minimize the risk of subsidence and offer solid protection against dislocation.

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MONOPOLY II

An efficient system for dependable fixation

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CONTACT

Rapid, safe handling with a variety of options

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