The Hoffmann II MRI External Fixation System is a modular external fixator offering advanced technology and easier application while maintaining the values of the original Hoffmann II External Fixation System. It may be used for temporary fixation or definitive care of fractures, including the Humerus.
The Hoffmann II MRI maintains all of the features of the original Hoffmann II, with the additional benefit of being MRI compatible. This means that an MRI may be conducted with the fixator in place at no additional risk for the patient or the MRI scanner itself. The new Hoffmann design focuses on two key areas of concern in MRI use: frame displacement due to magnetic (mechanical) forces, and frame heating due to induced electrical currents (thermal forces).