Retractors, Surgical, Bone, Femur

Definition : Bone surgery retractors designed to temporarily separate and hold back one segment (usually one head or head and neck) of the femur, exposing and providing access to other tissues, organs, or structures during orthopedic (e.g., hip) surgery procedures. These retractors may consist of manual, sturdy, handheld instruments consisting of a curved, flat shaft with a two-pronged blunt blade forming a small angle to the shaft at the distal tip and an integral flat handle at the proximal end. Retractors with two adjustable blades and scissors-like proximal end with a self-retention ratchet are also available. Femoral retractors are used in trauma and/or orthopedic reconstructive procedures involving the femur (e.g., to distract the femur head and neck laterally) improving the access to the hip joint.

Entry Terms : "Femur Retractors"

UMDC code : 23730

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Arthrex Inc

Company Type: Parent

Incorporated since 1984, Arthrex has been a privately held corporation committed to just one thing: providing the finest quality products and educational services to meet the special needs of orthopaedic surgeons and their patients. Arthrex has a focused dedication to creative product development and medical education with an experienced, devoted team of professionals who are truly committed to continuing this tradition.

Innovative Medical Products Inc (IMP)

Company Type: Parent

Innovative Medical Products, Inc., is a global leader in patient positioning devices for orthopedic surgical procedures. Established in 1983, in Plainville, CT, IMP has been focused on developing and marketing innovative products to benefit and improve efficiency in the operating room and hospital clinics where patient stability and positioning are required. Our primary focus has been in Orthopedics, Anesthesiology, Radiology and Home Healthcare. Our products are designed to provide accuracy for the surgeon, save time for O.R. personnel, and benefit the overall patient surgical experience.

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