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Large surface contact with the tympanic membrane prevents tilting. Lightweight design enables the surgeon to adapt the implant to the patient‘s individual anatomy by bending
Conically shaped bell: optimally adapts to the stapes head encouraging acoustic transfer function in the direction of the oval window. Recessed slots allow adequate space for the stapedius tendon and are easily augmented in case of superstructure anomaly.

DUESSELDORF Partial Prosthesis

 

  • Fine, elegant design
  • Fenestrated head plate
  • Partially roughened surface
  • Pure titanium
  • Finely balanced weight distribution
  • MR conditional for the future: 7.0 Tesla

DUESSELDORF Total Prosthesis

 

  • Fine, elegant design
  • Fenestrated head plate
  • Partially roughened surface
  • Pure titanium
  • Finely balanced weight distribution
  • MR conditional for the future: 7.0 Tesla
  • The Duesseldorf Total Prosthesis is compatible with the OMEGA CONNECTOR
Lightweight design enables the surgeon to adapt the implant to the patient‘s individual anatomical situation by bending.
Centralised headplate. Large surface contact with the tympanic membrane prevents tilting.
Cannulated distal footing developed to give the prosthesis an excellent degree of stability.

Product Information

LONG-TERM EXPERIENCE

With the Duesseldorf Titanium Prosthesis, KURZ demonstrates its well-established long-term experience: This implant has been successfully used for reconstructing the ossicle chain in middle ear reconstruction for more than 20 years.

 

The features of the implant have set standards for a large number of other generations of prostheses: The stem of the AERIAL Total Prosthesis and the bell of the BELL Partial Prosthesis have proven reliable throughout the world.

Benefits

  • Long term experiences
  • Maximum intraoperative visibility
  • Improved stability and handling
  • Fixed length prosthesis family available in 0.25 mm increments. Shortening not necessary.
  • Clinically evaluated
  • Excellent biocompatibility

Ordering Information

Ordering Information - Duesseldorf Type BELL Partial Prosthesis
LENGTH L (mm) FL (mm) REF
1.75 0.75 1002 023
2.00 1.00 1002 024
2.25 1.25 1002 025
2.50 1.50 1002 026
2.75 1.75 1002 027
3.00 2.00 1002 028
3.25 2.25 1002 029
3.50 2.50 1002 030
4.00 3.00 1002 032
4.50 3.50 1002 033

FL: Functional Length

Special sizes upon request

Material: Pure Titanium (ASTM F67 Medical Grade)

Shaft Diameter: 0.2 mm

Ordering Information - Duesseldorf Type AERIAL Total Prosthesis
LENGTH L (mm) REF
3.00 1004 034
3.25 1004 035
3.50 1004 036
3.75 1004 037
4.00 1004 038
4.25 1004 039
4.50 1004 040
4.75 1004 041
5.00 1004 042
5.25 1004 043
5.50 1004 044
6.00 1004 046
6.50 1004 048
7.00 1004 049

The Duesseldorf Type Total Prosthesis is compatible with the OMEGA CONNECTOR

Material: Pure Titanium (ASTM F67 Medical Grade)

Shaft Diameter: 0.2 mm

Prescription Devices Caution

United States Federal Law restricts devices identified herein to sale by or on the order of a physician.
These pages do not replace nor do they set forth the complete contents of the “In­structions for Use” for the products shown here, and are not substitute for reviewing and understanding that important information. Therefore, before using any products included here, please review the entire contents of the respective “Instructions for Use” information.
Because of registration the product is currently not available in all countries.

Literature

Results with Titanium Ossicular Reconstruction Prostheses

Gardner E. K., Jackson C. G., Kaylie D. M.

Published: Laryngoscope 2004 Jan;114(1): 65-70.

 
 

Preliminary Ossiculoplasty Results using the Kurz Titanium
Prostheses

Krueger W. W., Feghali J. G., Shelton C., Green J. D., Beatty
C.W., Wilson D. F., Thedinger B. S., Barrs D. M., McElveen J. T.

Published: Otology & Neurotology 23: 836-839 (2002)

Literature

Reconstruction of the ossicular chain with titanium implants. Results of a multicenter study

Begall K., Zimmermann H.

Published: Laryngo-Rhino-Otol 2000, 79 (3):139-145. (German)
DOI: 10.1055/s-2000-298

 

Replacement of ear ossicles with titanium prostheses

Stupp C. H., Stupp H. F., Grün D.

Published: Laryngorhinootologie. 1996 Jun;75(6):335-7. (German)
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-997590

 

Three years experience with titanium implants in the middle ear

Stupp C. H., Dalchow C., Grün D., Stupp H. F., Wustrow J.

Published: Laryngorhinootologie 1999 Jun;78(6):299-303. (German)
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-996875

 

 

 

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