Case Illustration: Bimalleolar Fibula Fracture

Indications: Fibula

77-year-old female who slipped, fell, and suffered a bi-malleolar fracture. The patient had multiple co-morbidities including osteoporosis. The fibula was stabilized percutaneously using an IlluminOss 9 x 120mm implant delivered through a 4.5mm entry point. The medial malleolus was fixed with a cannulated screw, washer, and K-wire. Post op day 1, the patient was allowed to bear weight as tolerated in an inflatable walker boot.

Fibula Fractured X-ray
Fibula Fractured X-ray with implant
Fibula Fractured X-ray with Implant


US Indication: The IlluminOss Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System is indicated for use in skeletally mature patients in the treatment of traumatic, fragility, pathological, and impending pathological fractures of the humerus, radius, ulna, clavicle, pelvis, fibula, metacarpals, metatarsals, and phalanges. The IlluminOss Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System can also be used in conjunction with FDA-cleared fracture fixation systems to provide supplemental fixation in these anatomic sites. The IlluminOss System may be used in the femur and tibia to provide supplemental fixation to an anatomically appropriate FDA-cleared fracture fixation system.


EU Indication: The Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System is indicated for use in fracture alignment reduction. It provides stabilization for bone fractures using a minimally invasive technique in which the bone is not subjected to significant weight bearing forces. This IlluminOss procedure pack is intended for use in treatment of the metacarpal, phalange, clavicle, radius, ulna, distal radius, olecranon and fibula. It is also intended for use in treatment of acute fractures of the humerus, and impending and actual pathological fractures of the humerus from metastatic bone disease.


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Version: 900625-B

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