The arm board can present a problem for the proper placement of the Rultract® Retractor for IMA dissection while harvesting the radial artery. A Tilting Post or Extender Bar can facilitate with proper placement of the Rultract® ratchet assembly. Shown are four options for placing the Rultract® Retractor.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Using a Rotating Extender Bar the Top Post must have detents on three sides to secure in desired position with lock knob.

Option #4: Rotating Extender Bar with cross square has two functions:

Function #1: Rotating Extender Bar attached on Top Post increases length and travel of gear box.

Function #2: Rotating Extender Bar rotates continually at 360 degrees with positive locking every 12 degrees.

Shown in Vertical Position.