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Division: CMF
Category: Thoracic Plates and Screws

The MatrixRIB™ Fixation System is a unique system offering stable fixation of normal and osteoporotic ribs combined with minimally invasive technique. It consists of precontoured locking plates, locking screws, and intramedullary splints for the fixation and stabilization of ribs.

 

Intended Use

The Synthes MatrixRIB Fixation System is intended for the fixation and stabilization of rib fractures, fusions and osteotomies of
normal and osteoporotic ribs and reconstructions of the chest wall and sternum.

 

Features & Benefits

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Features & Benefits
 

 

 

  • Designed to be used without removing periosteum to maximize blood supply to the bone
  • All implants are manufactured from titanium alloy* for flexibility and strength

Precontouredlocking plates

  • Locking plate construct provides stable fixation
  • Low-profile 1.5 mm thick plates
  • Plates are color-coded to distinguish left and right designs
  • Plates are etched on medial end to indicate the corresponding rib curvature
  • Plates areprecontouredto fit an average rib shape, which minimizes intraoperative bending

Straight locking plates

  • Straight plates for complex or custom bends (24 or 30 holes)
  • Universal plate with eight holes
     

Intramedullary Splints

  • Intramedullary splints allow less invasive procedures
  • Three widths available (3 mm, 4 mm, 5 mm)
  • Only one screw needed to secure splint

Locking screws

  • Screws work with self-retaining screwdriver blades to reduce cam-out
  • Locking design for increased stable fixation
  • One screw diameter for use with all plates and splints
  • Self-retaining screwdriver blades

MIPO instrumentation

  • Offer additional approach options that are less invasive approaches
  • Enable rib stabilization of sub-scapula fractures

 

Resources

DSEM-CMF-1014-0043 : MatrixRIB – Technique Guide
036.001.368 : Endoscopically assisted reduction with a MatrixRIB splint – Case Report
036.001.374 : Bilateral flail chest stabilization with Synthes MatrixRIB System – Case Report

 

Videos & Animations

The Synthes MatrixRIB Fixation System is intended for the fixation and stabilization of rib fractures, fusions and osteotomies of
normaland osteoporotic ribs and reconstructions of the chest wall and sternum.

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Please refer to the surgical technique guide or package inserts if included for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative .
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