ORTHOPEDICS

Stryker SMART TOE® II smart implantat

Intramedullary memory implant for shortening fingers

This innovative one-piece implant is made of memory metal (nickel, titanium) which achieves its full shape only after installation in the body. The implant is created so that it achieves its shape gradually after implantation, which adapts to the patient’s anatomy.

It offers excellent rotational stability and compression along the entire joint line, without the potential complications present with other methods (Kirschner wires).

Compared to other methods, it shows twice the success rate of finger fusion.

WHAT IS IT USED FOR?

SmartToe implant is used in the operation of shortening the fingers, deformation of the so-called. with a hammer finger.




SPECIFICITY OF IMPLANTS

Prior to installation, the implant is kept frozen at 0 ° C, giving it a shape adapted for installation. After implantation, it gradually reaches its full shape under the influence of a body heat of 37 ° C, thus adapting to the patient’s finger anatomy.


Demonstration of the surgical procedure for the installation of the Smart Toe® II smart implant





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