Category: Plating Systems
DePuy Synthes now offers a comprehensive 3.5 mm VA LCP plating system designed to stabilize the medial column and restore the arch of the foot, specifically for Charcot foot, severe arthritis or advanced deformities.
Plates are available for applications including dorsome¬dial, medial, medial with talus extension, and plantar.
Plates provide the ability to independently compress each joint using compression forceps, 2.8 mm compression wires, and rods.
Variable Angle Locking Technology allows the surgeon in these complex cases to adapt the screw trajectory to varied patient anatomy’s as well as target specific areas of cortical bone.
The Synthes Variable Angle Locking Medial Column Fusion plates 3.5 mm are indicated for deformities, severe arthritis, and arthrosis of the medial column consisting of the first metatarsal, medial cuneiform, navicular and talus.
|Anatomic, precontoured plates with the ability to contour the plate shaft further||Fits the deformity and patient anatomy|
|Three plate designs are available||Allowing for the specific plate type to be chosen, according to the severity of the deformity being treated|
|Plantar plate design||For applications on the tension side of the medial column|
|3.5 VA Locking screw technology||Allows for the screws to be angulated away from the joints and the ability to place at least 2 screws in every bone segment|
|Compression system is built into the plate||Allowing for each joint to be independently compressed
from 4 – 6 mm