2.0 Straight Plate ASLP

Compact Hand Plates

2.0 mm Straight

  • Patient Evaluation : Conduct a thorough medical history review, physical examination, and imaging studies (X-rays, CT scans, MRI).Evaluate the patient's overall health, comorbidities, and potential contraindications for surgery.

  • Surgical Planning : Determine the surgical approach, including the specific procedure and location of implantation.Select the appropriate size and type of Compact Hand Plates based on the patient's anatomy and surgical requirements.

  • Patient Education : Inform the patient about the surgical procedure, expected outcomes, potential risks, and post-operative recovery.Obtain informed consent for the surgery.

  • Anesthesia Consultation : Collaborate with an anesthesiologist to assess the patient's suitability for anesthesia and determine the anesthesia plan (local, regional, or general).

  • Pre-operative Instructions : Provide the patient with pre-operative instructions, including fasting guidelines and medication management.
  • Patient Preparation : Position the patient on the operating table, ensuring access to the surgical site while maintaining comfort.

  • Surgical Site Preparation : Thoroughly clean and sterilize the surgical area.Drape the patient with sterile drapes to maintain aseptic conditions.

  • Anesthesia Administration : Administer the chosen anesthesia to keep the patient comfortable and pain-free during the procedure.

  • Incision and Exposure : Make an appropriate incision to access the affected area of the hand or wrist.Use surgical techniques to expose the bones and soft tissues in the surgical area.

  • Compact Hand Plates Placement : Carefully position the Compact Hand Plates in accordance with the surgical plan. Use surgical instruments to secure the plates to the bone.

  • Screw Fixation : Insert screws through the screw holes in the plates to secure them to the bone.
  • Recovery Room : Transfer the patient to the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) or recovery area for monitoring.

  • Pain Management : Administer pain medication as needed to ensure patient comfort.

  • Immobilization and Rehabilitation : Prescribe or provide appropriate immobilization devices (splints or casts) based on the surgical procedure.

  • Follow-up Care : Schedule follow-up appointments to monitor the patient's progress and assess wound healing.

  • Complication Monitoring : Keep a watchful eye for potential complications such as infection, implant-related issues, or delayed healing.

  • Rehabilitation : Initiate or coordinate a rehabilitation program to restore hand and wrist function gradually.