Elite Y Compression Staples
Juan B Gerstner Garcés, Leslie Grujic, Christina A Kabbash, Stefan Rammelt, Andrew K Sands, Michael P Swords, Ewe J Yeap
Nitinol Compression Staples are used for several indications in the forefoot and midfoot. As in some cases limited space is available for positioning 2 legs of a straight staple in a short bone or bone fragment the new Y staples offer an option to position 2 legs perpendicular to the bone axis (Fig 1).
The Elite Y Compression Staples are provided with 3 or 4 legs (Fig 2) and in different sizes and enhance options in Tarsometatarsal, Naviculocuneiform, Talonavicular and Calcaneocuboid fusions as well as in Lapidus procedures.
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