Innovative Medical Products’ Locking Peg Assures Complete Positioning Stability During Hip Surgery
The most stable peg construct in the industry, IMP’s Expand-A-Peg™ Locking Peg eliminates peg ‘wobble’ and prevents peg from dislodging from pegboard during surgery
PLAINVILLE, Conn. (Aug. 3, 2017) – Setting the ‘gold safety standard’ in pegboard positioning, Innovative Medical Products’ Expand-A-Peg™ Locking Peg eliminates intra-operative peg motion and disengagement, keeping patients securely in place for the entire surgical procedure.
IMP’s Expand-A-Peg™ Locking Peg expands the base of the peg while it is set in the pegboard hole with just a twist of the locking mechanism’s cap. The result is a positively secure peg that will not move or dislodge during surgery. The Expand-A-Peg™ Locking Peg is designed for IMP’s modular MorphBoard® Positioning System but is also compatible with most other pegboard systems.
“With traditional pegs, the tendency is for them to move or wobble in the pegboard hole or even come out of the hole entirely during surgery because they have not been seated properly,” said Earl Cole, IMP vice president. “Our locking mechanism completely and securely seats the peg in the hole so that the patient will never lose positioning. This assurance is a huge benefit for the surgeon who doesn’t have to worry about a peg’s dislodging.”
IMP’s gold-colored, aluminum peg locking system comes in four lengths: 8, 9, 12 and 14 inches. A complete positioning system including locking pegs and the MorphBoard® Surgical peg board hip positioner system can be ordered from IMP, or components can be purchased individually.
About Innovative Medical Products
Innovative Medical Products Inc.® designs, manufactures, and brings to market patient positioning devices for healthcare and sports related surgeries. With more than 40 years of experience in supporting hospitals, surgery centers, and clinics, IMP provides positioning products that stabilize and protect patients during navigated, computer-assisted and robotic surgeries. IMP devices save hospital and surgery center costs by minimizing staff, decreasing liability and improving the overall patient experience. IMP manufactures, patents and trademarks products to Federal and International standards for quality and safety for both the patient and the healthcare institution.