Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon Creates Product and Company Out of Patient Needs

Virak Tan, M.D., an orthopaedic hand surgeon, faced challenges in treating fracture dislocations in the finger. To help his patients, he invented his own external fixator for the finger that would be easier to use, create reproducible results and universally treat patients in need of this procedure.

Tan's application, the DigiFix External...

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Hannah Corcoran is an Associate Editor at ORTHOWORLD.

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