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Remote Control Technology for
The Treatment of Limb Length Discrepancies

PRECICE®

PRECICE is an intramedullary nail used for limb lengthening of the femur and tibia that utilizes an External Remote Controller (ERC) to non-invasively lengthen the implant. The key to Ellipse’s technology is the magnetic interaction between the PRECICE implant and the PRECICE ERC, a portable, hand held unit that lengthens the PRECICE implant.  PRECICE is used to treat lower limb length discrepancies often the result of acute or chronic fractures.

Product Benefits

  • Customizable Lengthening Protocol
  • Non-invasive Distraction via External Remote Controller
  • Patient Preferred Treatment Option*
  • Novel Magnetic Technology
  • Up to 80mm of Distraction
  • Nail May Be Reversed

How PRECICE works

The key to the Ellipse platform technology is the magnetic interaction between the PRECICE implant and the PRECICE ERC. Permanent magnets are used to non-invasively adjust the PRECICE implant. This advancement in intramedullary limb lengthening allows for a precision, controlled lengthening phase with the ability to shorten the device if necessary.

This product, and the use thereof, may be covered by one or more of the following U.S. and/or international patents: US 7,955,357, US 7,981,025, US 8,057,472, US 8,197,490, US 8,382,756, US 8,419,734, CN 101917918. Other U.S. and international patents pending.

* Herzenberg JH, Standard SC and Specht SC. Limb lengthening in children with a new, controllable internal device. European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS); April 17-20, 2013; Athens, Greece.