There are a number of very serious diseases that are characterized by the development of severe deformities of the long bones of the limbs in children against the background of impaired bone tissue quality:
First of all, this concerns the so-called “crystal” children (osteogenesis imperfect). It also relates to a group of other diseases (fibrous dysplasia, neurofibromatosis, congenital malformations, and some others).
To help such patients, the specialists of PKP “vostok-v” LLC together with professor, d.m.s. Khmyzov S.A. (Head of the Department of Pediatric Spine and Joint Pathology, Institute of Spine and Joint Pathology named after рrof. Sitenko, Kharkov) created the ITP System, which is the most modern rotationally stable design, surpasses existing analogues in all respects.
Scope of application
Devices for intramedullary telescopic fixation of bones are intended for fixation of mainly tubular bones of the skeleton in children and adolescents during the period of incomplete growth during the correction of their deformities and internal “reinforcement” in order to prevent fractures and recurrence of deformities.
– The ITP system consists of structural elements of various shapes and sizes: according to tubular elements with a fixed threaded end part and a hole for installing a blocking element, and solid elements with temporarily rotationally movable heads, as well as blocking elements of different lengths.
– All elements of the implant can be used in various combinations and combined with each other.
– For fixation of the femoral neck in the “growing” mode, the proximal part of the femoral fixator has a larger diameter, in which an expandable telescopic screw is installed into the threaded hole at an appropriate angle, which fixes the femoral neck and head.
– Implants are made of a titanium alloy with high corrosion resistance, inertness in biological tissues, the modulus of elasticity of which is close to the parameters of bone tissue, and is resistant to alternating loads. All this determines the tolerance and biocompatibility with the tissues of the structures during implantation into the body.