GN Gliding Nail

The universal implant for the treatment of proximal femur fractures

Indications 

  • Lateral and medial femoral neck fractures
  • Trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures
  • Femoral shaft fractures down to the middle third
  • Combined injuries of the femoral neck and trochanter area and subtrochanteric and shaft injuries
  • Pathological fractures – in the case of single or multiple metastases, the GN osteosynthesis is not indicated in primary malignant bone tumours
  • Revision osteosynthesis

      SPECIAL INDICATIONS

  • Corrective osteotomies

Contraindications

General contraindications for open fracture treatment in the case of 

  • Infected soft tissues
  • Poor local blood circulation situation
  • Fractures that are outside the area of indication for which the implant can be used in a stable manner 

Relative contraindication 

  • Shaft fractures which exceed the isthmus of the femoral medullary cavity and in which varus / valgus instability can only be avoided by special techniques (cerclages of the fracture zone, 2 bolts in an oblong hole)

Characteristics 

  • Double-T blade for higher load-bearing capacity and absolute rotation stability
  • Impaction of the fracture through sliding mechanism of the blade
  • Compacted blade liner
  • Minimised cut-out risk
  • Simple application without major complications

Variations

Standard
Blade has an anatomically lateral design
cannulated and in the unique stable T-profile
Surgery video

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