Frequently Asked Questions

 

How much does WireFix cost?

Box of 10(SKU: WF 01-10) is $199.90(that makes each unit price $19.99)

Box of 50(SKU: WF 01-50) is $949.50(that makes each unit price $18.99)

Each device(unit) has 1 WireFix component and 3 cover strips. These 4 components are sold together(not separately)

Which localization wires is WireFix compatible with?

Kopans, Hawkins II, Hawkins III and Ghiatas wires.
These are 4 of the 5 most commonly used wires in the United States.

Should WireFix be placed before or after post-wire-placement mammogram?

After.

Is WireFix sterile?

Yes, WireFix is sterilized with ethylene oxide and is sterile for 3 years.

How do I place an order?

WireFix is sold through Cone Instruments.

Here is the link:

https://www.coneinstruments.com/procedure-trays-devices/p/WireFix-Localization-Wire-Stabilization-System/

Is WireFix FDA approved?

Yes, WireFix is FDA registered.

Where is WireFix Made?

WireFix is designed, assembled, sterilized and packaged in the United States.

What is the minimum order?

1 Box of 10 devices (SKU: WF 01-10)
or
1 Box of 50 devices (SKU: WF 01-50)

Does WireFix work with Homer wires?

No, Homer wires come with a device called mammalok which blocks the WireFix clipping action.

Is WireFix MRI safe?

Yes, WireFix has no metallic components and therefore is safe for MRI use.

Does WireFix contain latex?

No, WireFix contains no latex.

Is WireFix available outside of the United States?

No, at this time WireFix is only available in the United States.

How much force does it take to remove the wire when using WireFix?

Withdrawal force(Pulling away from patient)
Without WireFix With WireFix
Kopans: 0.71(lbs) 3.50(lbs)
Hawkins II: 0.74(lbs) 2.71(lbs)
Hawkins III: 0.52(lbs) 1.58(lbs)
Ghiatas: 0.53(lbs) 2.49(lbs)
Deeper Migration(Wire driving deeper within patient)
Without WireFix With WireFix
Kopans: Unknown 2.82(lbs)
Hawkins II: Unknown 1.51(lbs)
Hawkins III: Unknown 1.30(lbs)
Ghiatas: Unknown 3.02(lbs)
Testing was performed using ballistics gel.
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