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Fixes 4 Kids Inc.

Pediatric orthopedic system to treat complex upper extremity fractures

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Orthopedic surgeons currently fix a child’s supracondylar fracture by pulling on the patient’s arm and then manually manipulating it an attempt to set the fractured fragments in an acceptable anatomical position. In contrast, the E-Fix Supracondylar Humerus Fracture System from Fixes 4 Kids Inc. is a noninvasive mechanical jig that applies forces to a child’s arm, with far less trauma than pulling forcefully on the limb.

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