Extension table accessories

Sliding rail extension. Extends the lateral rail, e.g. at the extension operating table (O Fig. 7.68).

Countertraction post. For supine positioning of the patient when performing surgery to the lower extremities. Fitted to the right or left bore of the cross bar at the end of the seat plate or extension table patient board.The counter-traction post is fitted to the fractured side (O Fig. 7.69).

Extension bars. For variable adj ustment of the length when performing surgery to the lower extremities and to accommodate the spindle unit or foot plates. Standard accessories for extension tables always include a long and short exten-

Fig. 7.71. Spindle unit

Fig. 7.72. Foot plate support
Fig. 7.73. Rotation tilt clamp
Fig. 7.74. Rotation bar clamp
Fig. 7.75. Foot plate for extension table

sion bar. The short extension bar (black cap) can always be Rotation bar clamp. Accommodates the extension bar fitted to the fractured side (O Fig. 7.70). (O Fig. 7.74)

Spindle unit. Adjusts the extension length with a hand crank, with ball joint for anatomically correct alignment of the fractured extremity (O Fig. 7.71).

Foot plate support. To support the non-fractured extremity with positioned foot plate (O Fig. 7.72).

Rotation tilt clamp. Accommodates foot plates (extension shoes) for extensions to the lower extremities or Weinberger wristlets for hand/arm extensions (O Fig. 7.73).

Foot plate for extension table. Fixes the patient's foot to the spindle unit or foot plate support, possibly with rotation tilt clamp; can be adjusted in width to various foot sizes (O Fig. 7.75).

Lower leg countertraction post. For positioning the fractured lower leg with CRP countertraction post and horizontal guide pipe for an extension bar (O Fig. 7.76).

Fig. 7.76. Lower leg countertraction post

Fig. 7.77. Special leg plates

7.2.4 Special units

Fig. 7.78. Accessories stand

Fig. 7.77. Special leg plates

Special leg plates for hip replacement. For positioning a patient in the supine position on the extension table, providing good access for the image intensifier to both hips (O Fig. 7.77).

Accessories stand. Accommodates extension table accessories (O Fig. 7.78).

Fig. 7.79. Motor-driven headrest adjustment

Motor-driven headrest adjustment. Guarantees anatomically correct upwards and downwards movement of the horseshoe headrest/headrest to prevent compression and extension of the cervical spine. Motor adjustment in a range from +25 to -35°. Controlled by a separate foot switch so that the surgeon can sit to perform the procedure (O Fig. 7.79).

Fig. 7.79. Motor-driven headrest adjustment and ventral cervical spine in patients with halo fixator (O Fig. 7.80).

Motor-driven knee positioning unit. The surgeon controls the electric knee positioning unit with a foot switch to facilitate the necessary bending and stretching movements particularly during knee replacement surgery (O Fig. 7.81).

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