Synthes is the leader in orthopaedic trauma devices for internal and external fixation

Synthes Trauma develops, manufactures, and markets the AO system of orthopaedic implants and instruments.  Our goal is to provide the most advanced products and technologies that will meet and exceed the highest expectations in quality and safety.  Our products are designed to ensure reliable operating procedures, rapid recovery, and a pain-free life after surgery. 

Trauma implants and instruments are used for the surgical treatment of fractures, deformities, and tumor diseases of long bones, such as those of the arms and legs.  In addition to product offerings indicated for long bone fracture fixation, Synthes makes trauma implants for the shoulder, hand, pelvis, hip, condyles, and foot.  Synthes’ vast portfolio of trauma products helps to address a large variety of fracture patterns in many anatomic locations.

Increasingly, innovations in orthopedic trauma care serve to complement and improve current treatments and patient outcomes.  Synthes is at the forefront of this innovation, constantly investigating and creating new materials and technologies.​



Please refer to the package insert for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings.

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