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About this product

Division: Trauma
Category: Nailing Systems

Lateral bend of the Expert HAN permits proper hindfoot alignment and improves patient’s gait (3°- 5° valgus). Distal locking options of spiral blade or screws provide better purchase in poor quality bone.


Intended Use

For full information on indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions please see the product specific IFU and  surgical technique DSEM/TRM/0315/0319 .

Features & Benefits


  Features Benefits
  Distal and Talar Locking Options Screw orientation options:
  • Calcaneus into the cuboid
  • Talus into the navicular
  Spiral Blade
  • Increased surface area optimizes load distribution in the calcaneus
  • Lengths: 45 mm – 100 mm (5 mm increments)
  • Cannulated for insertion over a 3.2 mm guide wire
  • 12.5 mm blade diameter
  • Front cutting end
  • Implants common with the Expert R/AFN
  • Titanium alloy
  End Caps
  • Securely lock spiral blade or the most distal locking screw
  • Prevent ingrowth of soft tissue and facilitate nail extraction
  • Sit flush with end of nail
  • Self-retaining, T25 recess for easy pickup and insertion of end cap
  • Titanium alloy
  Nail Design
  • The lateral bend allows an entry site in the center of the lateral column of the calcaneus
  • Permits proper hindfoot alignment and restores 3°–5° valgus positioning for a better gait
  • Cannulated for use over all Synthes 2.5 mm or 3.0 mm ball-tipped reaming rods. Reaming rods may be removed through the nail and the insertion handle assembly (no exchange tube required)
  • Titanium alloy


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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