RapidFlap™ LS

The RapidFlap LS system is a two sided resorbable craniotomy fixation device. The clamps are made of the same proven LactoSorb® co-polymer that has been used in craniomaxillofacial cases since 1996.

This system provides an easy-to-use, streamlined implant which achieves predictable resorption in approximately twelve months.1,2

Features And Benefits

  • Made of LactoSorb material (82% Poly-L-Lactic Acid and 18% Poly-Glycolic Acid)
  • Resorbs and is eliminated from the body in approximately one year1,2
  • Easy-to-use, which may reduce O.R. time
  • May eliminate CT/MRI artifacts due to its unique co-polymer material3

RapidFlap LS Fixation System is indicated for use in pediatric craniotomy flap fixation.

Additional Information

  1. Eppley BL, Reilly M. Degradation Characteristics of PLLA-PGA Bone Fixation Devices. J Craniofacial Surgery, Volume 8, March 1997;116:120.
  2. Pietrzak WS, Eppley BL. Stability of Craniofacial PLLA/PGA Copolymer Bioabsorbable Screws. J Craniofacial Surgery,Volume 17,March 2006;331:336
  3. Deng Y, Zheng M, Wu J. Preliminary application of absorbable fixation system on cranial bone flap reposition and fixation after craniotomy.Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi.26,October;(10);1202-5.

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