Dik Click here to visit http: USA law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of physician. Expedium Family Product Catalogue. Pediatric pedicle screw fixation sjstem limited to a posterior approach. Postoperative care is extremely important.
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Dairamar Active systemic infection or infection localized to the site of the proposed implantation are contraindications to implantation. Other relative contraindications include obesity, certain degenerative diseases, and foreign body sensitivity. Patients typically walk in a forward flexed posture being unable to stand up straight. The patient spien be instructed in the limitations of the metallic implant and be warned regarding weight bearing and body stresses on the appliance prior to firm bone healing.
The EXPEDIUM Spine System family of products includes a wide selection of deformity specific fxpedium and instruments to support our philosophy of patient driven, pathology specific solutions. USA law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of physician. Disease conditions that have been shown to be safely and predictably managed without the use of internal fixation devices are relative contraindications to the use of these fxpedium. All medical devices have associated risks.
The safety and effectiveness of pedicle screw spinal systems have been established only for spinal conditions with significant mechanical instability or deformity requiring fusion with instrumentation. Please refer to the package insert and other labeling for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings.
If you are a patient, click here. The surgeon must be thoroughly knowledgeable not only in the medical and surgical aspects of the implant, but must also be aware of the mechanical and metallurgical limitations of metallic surgical implants. Pediatric pedicle screw fixation is limited to a posterior approach. Manufactured vepuy titanium alloy, this system provides the additional benefits of interfacing with other DePuy Synthes Spine thoracolumbar systems such as our Cervical Posterior spine fixation system: If you are a patient, click here.
Postoperative care is extremely important. Any entity or depu that totally precludes the possibility of fusion, i. Please direct all other requests to one of the other DePuy Synthes Companies or career inquiries email addresses located on this page. The system consists of the following: Intractable back pain, sciatica, leg weakness or numbness and gait difficulty are common reasons for surgical correction in adults.
This product has labeling limitations. See package insert for additional warnings, precautions and possible adverse effects. Symptoms vary with age of onset and severity of the curvature; cosmetic problems including sitting imbalance, breathing difficulty or delayed development is common findings in infants and young children.
This unique system combines simplicity and versatility allowing the surgeon to design the construct based on intra-operative exprdium and individual patient anatomy — not the constraints of the implant system. The implantation of pedicle screw spinal systems should be performed only by experienced spinal surgeons with specific training in the use of this pedicle screw spinal system because this is a technically demanding procedure presenting a risk of serious injury to the patient.
Severe osteoporosis is a relative contraindication because it may prevent adequate fixation of spinal anchors and thus psine the use of this or any other spinal instrumentation system. The EXPEDIUM Spine System is intended to provide immobilization and stabilization of spinal segments in skeletally mature patients as an adjunct to fusion in the treatment of acute and chronic instabilities or deformities of the thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine. Footer Facebook LinkedIn Twitter.
Specifically, patients who because of their occupation or lifestyle, or because of conditions such as mental illness, alcoholism, or drug abuse, may place undue stresses on the implant during bony healing and may be at higher risk for implant failure. Click here to visit http: All inquiries can be submitted by email to: All medical devices have associated risks. Severe osteoporosis is a relative contraindication because it may prevent adequate fixation expediu spinal anchors and thus preclude the use of this or any other spinal instrumentation system.
A rib hump, pelvic or shoulder height imbalance tend to common in the adolescent group. Scoliosis is a coronal plane i. The double-lead thread, self-tapping and self-centering shank is designed to provide faster screw insertion, enhanced bone purchase, and help ensure accurate placement within the pedicle. Ability to build hybrid constructs for a sppine invasive, muscle sparing approach. The patient should be warned that noncompliance with postoperative instructions could lead to failure of the implant and possible need thereafter for additional surgery to remove the device.
The safety and effectiveness of these devices for any other conditions are unknown. When used for posterior non-cervical pedicle screw fixation in pediatric patients, the EXPEDIUM System is indicated as an adjunct to fusion to treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Related Articles.
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