Instruction for use
- Screw the threaded bar to its bracket, referring to the number indicated. Attention: the thread of the bar marked with the number 0 is left while the thread of the bar marked with the number 1 is right.
- Open the locking screws on the central knob and insert the smooth part of the threaded bar and check that it is firmly screwed with the number (0,1) corresponding to that of the knob. Tighten the locking screws.
- Check if turning the knob clockwise or anti-clockwise the brackets move away or closer.
- Apply two traction stirrups to the distractor as shown in the video.
Ergomed: a couple of hands more
Example of intraoperative skeletal traction by means of Ergomed surgical table.