Category: Plating Systems
DePuy Synthes now offers a comprehensive calcaneal plating system treating all types of calcaneal fractures.
It addresses the individual surgeon’s preferences, offering Lateral Extensile approach plates with the option of tabs or without tabs.
The system also includes new instruments to assist the surgeon in fracture manipulation and reduction as well as a screw targeting clamp for precise targeting of screws from 3.5 to 7.3 mm while maintaining compression.
The Synthes Variable Angle Locking Calcaneal plates 2.7 are indicated for intra- and extra-articular fractures of the calcaneus, as well as deformities and malunions.
|Range of anatomic, low-profile plates designed specifically for the calcaneus.||Addressing the surgeon’s individual preference of surgical approach.|
|Pre-contoured plates||Fit the anterior process, posterior facet, and calcaneal tuberosity|
|Variable Angle Locking screws sit flush within the plate||Reduce the likelihood of screw prominence creating a low profile construct when used at nominal angle.|
|Variable Angle Locking||Technology offers the ability to adapt the screw trajectory to match the calcaneal anatomy and fracture pattern, as well as angle screws towards specific fragments or areas of hard cortical bone such as the sustentaculum.|