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TRIGEN Intramedullary Nailing System

TRIGEN IM Nails

Product Information

Featured Products within the TRIGEN IM Nailing family include:

  • TRIGEN SURESHOT Distal Targeting System
  • TRIGEN META-NAIL Retrograde Femoral Nail
  • TRIGEN META-NAIL Tibial Nail
  • TRIGEN META-NAIL Nailing in Extension Instrumentation
  • TRIGEN META-TAN
  • TRIGEN FAN Femoral Antegrade Nails
  • TRIGEN TAN Trochanteric Nails
  • TRIGEN INTERTAN Intertrochanteric Antegrade Nail
  • TRIGEN Hindfoot Fusion Nail
  • TRIGEN Humeral Nail with SURESHOT



Nails that utilise TRIGEN SURESHOT technology:

  • TRIGEN META-NAIL Tibial
  • TRIGEN FAN Femoral Antegrade Nails
  • TRIGEN TAN Trochanteric Antegrade Nails
  • TRIGEN META-NAIL Retrograde Femoral Nail
  • TRIGEN Humeral Nail (long)

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Tibial Fractures

Challenge:  Tibial Fractures

TRIGEN META-Nail Tibial

Enhanced Fixation
Dedicated Instruments for blocking screws and extension nailing

Enhanced Fixation

 TRIGEN IM Enchanced fixation

Dedicated Instruments

 

Blocking screws

 Blocking screws

Nailing in extension

Reduced flexion leads to less pull from the quadriceps muscle, helping to avoid fracture malreductions and malalignment.

Nailing in extension

 

58% of proximal tibia fractures were malaligned3

malalignment graph

 

References:

1. Michael Hoffmann, MD, MBA, Malte Schroder, MD, Wolfgang Lehmann, MD, PhD, Michael Kammal, MD, Johannes Maria Rueger, MD, PhD, and Andreas Herrman Ruecker, MD. Next generation distal locking for intramedullary nails using an electromagnetic X-ray-radiation-free real-time navigation system. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012; 73: 243-248.
2. Ashmore JP, Krewski D, Zielinski JM, Jiang H, Semenciw R, Band PR. First analysis of mortality and occupational radiation exposure based on the National Dose Registry of Canada. Am J Epidemiol 148(6): 564, 1998.
3. Freedman EL, Johnson EE. Radiographic analysis of tibial fractures malalignment following intramedullary nailing. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1995:25-33.
4. Tornetta P, Patel P, Tseng S, Whitten A, Ricci W. Distal locking using an electromagnetic field guided computer based real time system. Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Meeting Poster No. 98, 2009.


 

Femoral Fractures

Challenge:  Femoral Fractures

Lessen the risk of femoral malrotation.
With the TRIGEN SURESHOT Distal Targeting System, the leg does not need to be maneuvered for fluoroscopy.4

 

  TRIGEN IM Nails with Sureshot malrotation

 

3 femoral entry options

Piriformis fossa - TRIGEN FAN
Greater trochanter - TRIGEN TAN
Intercondylar fossa - TRIGEN META-NAIL Retrograde Femoral

References:

1. Michael Hoffmann, MD, MBA, Malte Schroder, MD, Wolfgang Lehmann, MD, PhD, Michael Kammal, MD, Johannes Maria Rueger, MD, PhD, and Andreas Herrman Ruecker, MD. Next generation distal locking for intramedullary nails using an electromagnetic X-ray-radiation-free real-time navigation system. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012; 73: 243-248.
2. Ashmore JP, Krewski D, Zielinski JM, Jiang H, Semenciw R, Band PR. First analysis of mortality and occupational radiation exposure based on the National Dose Registry of Canada. Am J Epidemiol 148(6): 564, 1998.
3. Freedman EL, Johnson EE. Radiographic analysis of tibial fractures malalignment following intramedullary nailing. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1995:25-33.
4. Tornetta P, Patel P, Tseng S, Whitten A, Ricci W. Distal locking using an electromagnetic field guided computer based real time system. Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Meeting Poster No. 98, 2009.

 

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