Locking Navicular Plate 2.4
The locking navicular plate is designed for dorsal application but can be used medially as well. It has multiple points of fixation on the main row, which sits proximally and the arms, which sit distally. The plate can be contoured as needed to fit the navicular, and to make sure the screws do not penetrate the hemispherical underlying talonavicular joint.
The LCP foot plates (cuboid, talus and navicular) are intended for use in selective fractures, osteotomies, reconstructive procedures and revisions of the foot.
The plates have a locking hole for many sizes of locking head and nonlocking head screws. They are designed for optimal fit in each anatomic area. Connecting ribs between the plate holes enable easy bending and contouring of the plates. The plates are of a boss and rib design, in which the weakest cross section is across the connecting ribs. When the plate is contoured, it deforms across the connecting ribs and not across the bosses. This assures that the threaded locking holes maintain their ability to lock to the screws distorting the internally-threaded holes.
The plates are available in 316L stainless steel.
41-year-old male with a motor vehicle accident
Case provided by Thomas Tarquinio, Jackson, US
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