Grace Medical offers Bucket Handle prostheses to address the various challenges in Stapes surgery. Our complete product offering includes the following:

Robinson Bucket Handle

The Robinson Bucket is a proven standard of bucket handle users for stapes surgery. The Robinson is offered in 0.4mm, 0.5mm or 0.6mm diameter, with the shaft of each stepped down to 0.3mm. This provides better clearance with an over-hanging facial nerve or promontory. The Robinson has a 1mm polished depth gauge to aid in determining depth into the vestibule.

  • 0.3mm Stepped down shaft
  • 1.0mm Depth gauge

 

Lippy Modified Bucket Handles

The Lippy Modified is a popular design favored by many surgeons for stapes procedures. The well is notched to accommodate a shorter incus. The Lippy is offered in 0.4mm, 0.5mm or 0.6mm diameter, with the shaft of each stepped down to 0.3mm. This provides better clearance with an over-hanging facial nerve or promontory. The Lippy Modified has a 1mm polished depth gauge to aid in determining depth into the vestibule.

  • 1.0mm Depth gauge
  • 0.3mm Stepped down shaft

 

Grace Bucket Handle Offset

The Offset Bucket is intended to be used in cases where the incus is shorter. It is often used in stapes revision cases due to the offset angle between a shorter incus and the footplate. The Offset Bucket features an adjustable diameter bucket to accommodate a small, medium or large sized incus. The 0.6mm shaft is stepped down to 0.3mm along the center portion which allows for better clearance with an over-hanging facial nerve or promontory. The Offset Bucket has a 1mm polished depth gauge to aid in determining depth into the vestibule.

  • 0.3mm Stepped down shaft
  • Accommodates short incus

 

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