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About this product

Division: Trauma
Category: Nailing Systems

ALFN for femur fractures in adolescent and small stature patients has been developed to meet the needs where Titanium Elastic Nails do not provide sufficient stiffness due to the size of the patient and existing intramedullary nails for adults are physically too large.


Intended Use

For full information on indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions please see the product specific IFU and surgical technique 036.000.648.



Features & Benefits


  Features Benefits
  Lengths from 240 mm to 400 mm, in 20 mm increments  
  Titanium cannulated nail For reamed or unreamed techniques
  Designed for use in patients where Titanium Elastic Nails are not large enough and the Expert LFN for adults is too large  
  8.2 mm, 9 mm, and 10 mm diameter nails with 11 mm diameter proximal ends  
  Improved instrumentation Facilitates the surgical procedure
  Ball-tip reaming rod Can be removed through the nail and the insertion instruments, eliminating the need for an exchange tube
  Available as upgrade set for adolescents to Expert LFN for adults or Standard Instrument Set for Expert ALFN Tailored to the needs of clinic
  End caps
  • Prevent ingrowth of tissue and facilitate nail extraction
  • Self-retaining, T40 Stardrive recess for easy pickup and insertion
  • Cannulated for insertion over a guide wire
  • 0 mm end cap sits flush with the nail
  • 5 mm, 10 mm, and 15 mm end caps extend nail height if the nail is over inserted


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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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