P28 NewsGorilla® Medial Column Plating System Launches

September 21, 2016by Hannah McKeon
Gorilla® Medial Column Plating System

Paragon 28 is pleased to announce the launch of the Gorilla® Medial Column Plating System!

The Gorilla® Medial Column Plating System includes plates and screws for use in stabilization and fixation of fractures or osteotomies; intra and extra articular fractures, joint depression, and multi-fragmentary fractures; revision procedures, joint fusion and reconstruction of small bones of the toes, feet and ankles including the distal tibia, talus, and calcaneus.

The Gorilla® Medial Column Plating System includes four plate families and thirty total plates of two thicknesses to address various deformities and anatomies of the medial column.

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Product Features

  • Pre-contoured to fit the anatomy of the medial column
  • Plate lengths designed to match the anatomy following removal of cartilage and osteophytes from the joint
  • 5 mm and 2.0 mm plate thickness options
  • All holes accept 2.7 mm, 3.5 mm, and 4.2 mm locking and non-locking polyaxial screws
  • Ti 6Al-4V for improved strength
  • Superior holes on the Arch and Proximal Arch plates
    • Tabbed allowing the surgeon to bend the hole to better contour to the talus
  • Compression slot on all plates
    • Designed to insure inline compression along the axis of fixation
  • Fixed axis screw trajectories
    • Intended to capture the highest quality bone on either side of each fusion site without intersecting
  • Joint preparation instrumentation included in the system
    • Pin Distractor
    • Caspar Device
    • Subchondral Drill
    • Honey Badger Cartilage Removal Tool

Common Procedures using Gorilla® Medial Column Plating System:

  • Medial Column Arthrodesis
  • Talonavicular Arthrodesis
  • Navicularcuneiform Arthrodesis
  • Triple Arthrodesis

For more information, please visit: Medial Column Arch Plates and Medial Column Rescue Plates

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