Ortholox® UHMWPE Cerclage Band System

UHMWPE based patented Ortholox® UHMWPE Cerclage Band System, a revolutionary system in segmental fractures of long bones and prosthesis revision surgery, is designed to eliminate most of the problems caused by conventional cerclage wire and metal cable systems.It is a band system woven with UHMWPE fibers and has simple instrumentation for minimal invasive application. Thanks to its band passer instrument in two different sizes, it can be passed around long bones such as femur, tibia and humerus easily and fixed with a patented locking block. With the help of the patented torque applicable Tensioner, it can both be applied directly on the bone through single winding or multi-winding and be safely used with periprosthetic plates thanks to Plate-Band Locking Screws or Plate-Band Button Screws.

Ortholox®Gh UHMWPE AC Joint Internal Bracing System

In cases of acromioclavicular joint dislocation, Ortholox®Gh UHMWPE AC Joint Internal Bracing System offers a strong and reliable solution. It is a band system woven with UHMWPE fibers and has simple instrumentation for minimal invasive application.

The band passes under coracoid process, extends from the back of clavicula to the front and is fixed with a patented locking block.

This process allows for the natural movement of clavicula and ensures stability without the need for clavicula osteotomy, drilling a hole in the bone or the placement of a screw.

The surgical technique has been described by Gazi Huri, MD.