The advent of volar locking plates has seemed to solve some of these issues. Popularized in the early 2000s,...
DePuy Synthes Wrist Spanning Plate
The Wrist Spanning Plate is designed for distal radius fractures with severe comminution requiring prolonged fixation, as an alternative to external fixation. Applied to the dorsal aspect of the wrist, the plate restores length and neutralizes loads on the consolidating fracture fragments.
- Low profile
- 170mm length
- Accepts 2.4mm cortex(nonlocking) and 2.4mm locking screws
- Tapered for ease of passage