Strength and
Confidence for
Surgeons and Patients

The Science

X-Bolt in two large RCTs showed half the number of cut-outs vs SHS screws (0.8% cut-out rate)

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The Market

Women have a 1-in-6 lifetime risk of suffering a hip fracture. Average age of patients is 84 years. Hip fracture numbers rising with aging populations across the world.

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About Our People

X-Bolt Orthopaedics was founded by Dr Brian Thornes, orthopaedic surgeon and previous inventor of the highly successful ankle TIGHTROPE®.

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Faster

Fast surgical technique with haptic feedback which enhance the surgeon experience.

Stronger

Strongest Fixation versus all competitors. The expanding bolt design anchors the bolt in bone and is at least 25% stronger than other devices.

Reversible

The X-Bolt is designed to be easily reversible and removable. It avoids use of bone cement augmentation and the complications of Bone Cement Implant Syndrome (BCIS).

Clinical Trials

Largest-ever clinical trial in hip fracture fixation in over 1,000 patients…

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