6 different stable positions. In combination with a lateral post at the middle of the thigh one assistant becomes superfluous. X-ray transparent. Gets fixed under the sterile towels.
The LegholderRX® allows stable positioning of the foot and the leg permitting surgery in 6 different knee joint positions without it being supported in the poplitea. Fixation is directly by Velcro belts around the OR table before prepping. This way of positioning in combination with a lateral thigh post is very helpful in open and arthroscopic knee surgery as arthroplasties, osteotomies, cruciate-meniscus- and patellar surgery. It replaces an as-sistant. Motion at the ankle joint is free.The malleoli and the middle of the ankle joint are well palpable to set the axial alignment.Because the LegholderRX® is made of X-ray trans-parent materials it is always possible to use the im-age intensifier and make intraoperative X-rays.
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