Locking Two-Hole Plate
The Locking Two-Hole Plate 2.4/2.7 is indicated for treatment of Akin osteotomy and phalangeal closing wedge osteotomy. It is an addition to the Locking X-Plate 2.7 when a proximal first metatarsal procedure is performed and a counter correction to realign the proximal phalanx is needed.
Bending of the plate can be achieved with bending pins to adapt to the specific needs (correction or anatomy) or to slightly manipulate the screw direction.
Compared to the staple technique, the usage of the Locking Two-Hole Plate is advantageous because implantation/explantation is easier and less violent, the different screw lengths provide more versatility, there is no temperature effect and less equipment is required. The risk of nonunion and local necroses is diminished.
The Locking Two-Hole Plate is fully compatible with the Compact Foot Set 2.7.
Correction of malunited Akin osteotomy D1 and shortening of the middle phalanx D2 of a flexible hammer toe using a Locking Two-Hole Plate for each correction.
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