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November 2021, Volume 15, Issue No. 3

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

An Alternative Technique to Strut Change in Hexapod Circular External Fixator


Frame [TSF, Smith and Nephew, Memphis, USA] and the Ortho-SUV [OSF, Pitkar-Orthotools, Pune, India] are increasingly being used in the correction of limb deformities1,2. The device comprises of six struts of various lengths between the two rings to accommodate a multitude of deformities. It can correct three-dimensional deformities simultaneously using the concept of a virtual hinge, guided by a web-based programme.

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