MultiLoc® Humeral Nail

MultiLoc Humeral Nails provide a comprehensive system for the treatment of humeral fractures. The innovative screw-in-screw technology offers customizable stability for the individual patient.

MultiLoc® Humeral Nail

Features & Benefits


  • The system includes several innovative features designed specifically for the clinical needs of humeral nailing:

    • Straight nail with central insertion point designed to avoid potential insertion through the fracture site
    • Unique screw-in-screw option for improved stability*
    • Polyethylene inlay for secure screw fixation of the proximal screws
    • Ascending screw option to provide support to the calcar
    • Bicortical compression feature designed to increase stability in transverse and short oblique fractures in the long nail
    • Multiplanar distal locking for less implant toggling
    • Improved distal locking designed to be in the safe zone between the median and the radial nerve in the long nail

Supporting Documentation

Resources

Inventory Control Form

Proximal Humerus Fracture - Plate, Nail or Replace

References

* Comparative testing is on file at DePuy Synthes. Refer to the TG for details of test. Bench test results do not necessarily reflect clinical performance.
Rothstock S, Plecko M, Kloub M, Schiuma D, Windolf M, Gueorguiev B. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2012 Aug;27(7):686-91.

Indication Statement

The MultiLoc Proximal Humeral Nail (short) is indicated for:
Fractures of the proximal humerus including 2-part surgical neck fractures, 3-part fractures and 4-part fractures

The MultiLoc Humeral Nail (long) is indicated for:
Fractures of the proximal humerus including 2-part surgical neck fractures, 3-part fractures and 4-part fractures
Fractures of the proximal humerus with diaphyseal extension
Diaphyseal fractures of the humeral shaft
Impending pathological fractures 

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