Proximal Humerus Fractures
Proximal Humeral Fractures
These fractures are commonly seen as a result of a ground-level fall on an outstretched arm. The Acumed Polarus® 3 Solution is a comprehensive system designed to treat proximal humerus fractures with an array of plate and nail options.
Proximal Humerus Fractures Solutions
- Polarus 3 Nails
- Proximal and Long Nails 150–280 mm length
- Screw options: 3.5 mm low-profile nonlocking, 4.3 mm low-profile screws
- Polarus 3 Plates
- Standard and Posterior Options
- Range: 4–22 holes (94–275 mm)
- Screw options: 4.3 mm low-profile, 3.5 mm nonlocking low-profile screws
- 6.5/7.3 mm Cannulated Screw System
Polarus 3 Nails
The pre-assembled PEEK Insert is designed to create proximal locking screw friction.
Polarus 3 Solution System Overview
An animated overview highlighting features of the plates, nails, and screws found in the Polarus 3 Solution, which provides multiple options for proximal humerus fractures in one comprehensive system.
Methods in Treating Proximal Humerus Fractures with Kenneth Koval, MD
The Acumed Polarus 3 Solution includes plates, nails, screws, and accessories designed to address fractures, fusions, and osteotomies of the humerus. In this video, Dr. Kenneth Koval will speak to his experience with plating the humerus.
Humeral Plating with Kenneth Koval, MD
The Acumed Polarus 3 Solution is a comprehensive system designed to treat proximal humerus fractures with an array of plate and nail options. The system introduces a number of improvements to both the implants and the instrumentation when compared to prior generations. In this video, Dr. Kenneth Koval will demonstrate plating and fixation of the proximal humerus using the Acumed Polarus 3 Solution in a deltoid split approach.
Polarus 3 Proximal Nail Cadaveric Surgery Video with Enrique Pereira, MD
Designed to provide multiple solutions for fractures of the humerus, the Polarus 3 Solution provides plates and nails in one comprehensive system. In this video, Dr Pereira demonstrates installation of the Polarus 3 Proximal Nail. This video features spoken Spanish with English subtitles.