Hand Innovations S3 Shoulder Nail Plate (Implant 170422)

About Hand Innovations S3 Shoulder Nail Plate (Implant 170422)

Proximal humerus nail/plate. Was put in several years ago and needs to be revised. Would be nice to know what will be necessary for removal.

Courtesy of Josh Buzzard, Redstone Distribution Services, Inc., Dallas, TX, USA

7/3/2020:  Identified by Nicholas Paone (Orthopaedic Trauma Sales Representative) and Glenn Boyd (Orthopaedic Trauma Consultant for Synthes) as a S3 Shoulder Nail Plate.  This was confirmed by Jason Lefkoe (Zimmer Biomet), John Alleman (Endeavor Orthopaedics), Richard Korshim (Poly Novo), and James Raphael (Albert-Einstein Medical University).  The lineagewas further defined by John Alleman who related that it was initiall a product of Dr. Jorge Orbay of Hand Innovations and became DePuy when Hand Innovations purchased by them.  Later it was spun off to Zimmer-Biomet when J&J acquired Synthes.

Removal info:  Richard Korshin also added the the pegs are 4 mm and the shaft screws are 3.5 mm.

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