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Ankle Arthrodesis Nail

CarboFix "Piccolo" Ankle Arthrodesis Nail


  • Made of continuous carbon fibers reinforced polymer. 


  • The carbon fibers are arranged in a unidirectional longitudinal orientation, as well as in a diagonal orientation, allowing multidirectional strength in all planes.


  • Radiolucent: Clear view of the fusion site.


  • Nail internal Tibiotalar compression mechanism up to 7mm.


  • External compression up to 30mm using the Insertion Handle.


  • The screw holes have an inner thread for enhanced  screw fixation to the nail.


  • The nail cap is made of composite material and is radiolucent.


  • Radiopaque markers around the drill holes and along the nails’ length axis facilitate positioning and drilling.


  • CarboFix Ankle Arthrodesis nails are FDA cleared and CE marked.





  • Radiolucent: Superior fusion site imaging.


  • Unparalleled fatigue strength.


  • Improved modulus of elasticity. 


  • No artifacts in CT & MRI due to the nail.



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Available sizes
  • Proximal Screws: Ø10mm nail – Ø4.0mm, Ø12mm nail – Ø5.0mm

  • Distal Screws: Ø5.0mm

  • Nail Caps available in lengths of: 4, 8 & 12mm


*  CarboFix nails & plates are supplied sterile

**  CarboFix nails & plates are also known as Piccolo Composite® nails & plates


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