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PF Short Nail

CarboFix "Piccolo" Trochanteric (PF) Nail



  • Made of continuous carbon fibers reinforced polymer


  •  The nail have a 5° proximal anteversion


  •  Ultra-thin titanium shell coating of the lag screw


  •  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


  • Lag Screw and the long Nail are cannulated


  •  CarboFix Piccolo Proximal Nail is FDA cleared and CE marked




  • Radiolucent: Superior fracture imaging


  • Advantageous in pathological fractures


  • No artifacts in CT & MRI due to the nail 


  • Improved modulus of elasticity 


  • Unparalleled fatigue strength 


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Available sizes

PF Long Nail




Titanium Shell

Screw Cross



  • Nail Cap: 0, 5, 10 mm


*  CarboFix nails & plates are supplied sterile


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


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