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World’s First Patient Successfully Implanted with Apex Tibial Nailing System Cork University Hospital

OrthoXel is delighted to announce that following United States FDA 510k clearance and European CE mark approval, the first patient in Cork University Hospital Trauma Centre had the Apex Tibial Nail implanted in March 2018.

The patient presented with a spiral mid-shaft tibial fracture and was treated by Professor James Harty, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Head of the Department of Orthopaedics at Cork University Hospital.  Prof. Harty along with the surgical team, successfully completed the world’s first clinical use of the Apex Tibial Nailing System in Cork University Hospital.

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