Extrarius distractor/compresor element is a device that provides lineal bone enlargement based on the Extrarius clamps in Type II frames. This element have to been used with Extrarius 4.0 mm partially threaded rods and Extrarius 3.0 mm standard connecting rods, 250mm long. All components are made of stainless steel quality AISI 316 L.
External fixators provide the surgeon with the unique opportunity to manage major soft-tissue and bone loss by primary shortening of the limb followed by secondary distraction osteogenesis to restore limb length. In exceptional cases this will avoid the need for major plastic surgical reconstruction.