index  
coursenewsroomcompanycontactlogin
 
  Forefoot Solutions
    Product Details
 
    Surgical Technique

Instructions for Use / Indications for Use / Contraindications
Previous | Next Next

Instructions for Use

  • Refer to the products Instructions for Use for full prescribing information

Indications for Use

The HALLU®-Lock System is intended for fixation of fractures, osteotomies or arthrodesis of the first
metatarsophalangeal joint, including cases of:

  • Hallux rigidus
  • Severe hallux valgus (IM angle >20° and HV angle > 40°)
  • Deformity from rheumatoid arthritis
  • Failed previous surgical procedure
  • Traumatic arthritis
  • Neuromuscular instability

The HALLU®-Lock plates must be fixed with the Surfix® fixed angle locking system and with the Surfix® Alpha variable angle locking system of 2.7mm or 3.0mm diameter (screws and lock screws).

The addition of a Newdeal® QWIX® fixation screw crossing the joint is stongly recommended for optimal arthrodesis consolidation.

Contraindications

The implant should not be used in a patient who has a history of, or who currently has:

  • Local, systemic acute or chronic inflammation
  • Active infection or inflammation
  • Suspected or documented metal allergy or intolerance

For full prescribing information, consult product instructions for use.


 
Previous | Next Next
© Copyright 2010 Integra LifeSciences Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use • Privacy Policy
ER3838-2/10