Shoulder

LockDown™ ACJ

step-21-350

  • Standard sizes: 7cm – 15cm
  • Most common sizes: 10, 11 & 12cm
  • Supplied sterile with 5 patient labels
  • Non standard sizes also available on request (5cm, 6cm & 16cm – 20cm)
  • Double braided Polyethyleneterephthalate (PET), with patented weave enabling soft tissue scaring
  • Soft loop design helps prevents wear/cut out around the coracoid
  • Tensile strength: 1730 N
  • Pre-tensioned to maintain length integrity

LockDown™ Screw

  • Stainless Steel
  • Cortical Design
  • 14mm – 40mm in 2mm increments

LockDown™ Washer

  • Stainless Steel
  • 7mm Outer Diameter (9mm washer available as separate item)
  • Provides an ample anchoring surface for hard loop
  • Washer 1mm depth with countersink for screw head

LockDown™ Length Gauge

  • Supplied sterile
  • 1cm markings, matching lengths of definitive Lockdown implant
  • Double marking on gauge denoting 11cm length
  • Non-implantable (single use)
  • Made from Biocompatible Polyester

Instruments

instruments

  • One small tray of intuitive Instruments for implantation of Lockdown device

Indications

  • Acromioclavicular dislocation (acute & chronic*)
  • Rockwood Type III, IV & V acromioclavicular joint injury
  • Lateral clavicle fractures
  • Failure of a previous stabilisation procedure such as a failed Weaver Dunn

Contra-indications

  • Insufficient quantity or quality of bone.
  • Blood supply limitations and previous infections, which may tend to compromise healing
  • Foreign-body sensitivity. Where material sensitivity is suspected, appropriate tests should be made and sensitivity ruled out prior to implantation
  • Any active infection
  • Conditions which tend to limit the patient’s ability or willingness to restrict activities or follow directions during the healing period
  • The use of this device may not be suitable for patients with insufficient or immature bone. The physician should carefully assess bone quality before performing orthopaedic surgery on patients who are skeletally immature. The use of this medical device and the placement of hardware or implants must not bridge, disturb, or disrupt the growth plate
  • Do not use for surgeries other than those indicated

*Chronic = 4 weeks from injury