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STRYKER LAUNCHES NAILING SYSTEM TO TREAT FOOT CONDITIONS

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Stryker has announed that it has launched its T2 ICF intramedullary nailing system. The new system is meant to help people suffering from serious foot conditions including Charcot foot, which can arise among people with diabetes and cause poor bone quality and potential nerve damage and foot ulcers.

 

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Dr. William Simon

 

The medial and lateral column nail provides rigid fixation with the ability to apply up to 10 mm of compression through the nail, according to William Simon, DPM, a podiatrist at Bayview Physicians Group and designer of the T2 ICF nail. “The stable nail is designed to be compatible with cross screws to help prevent nail back-out, and the large nail diameters are intended to help prevent nail breakage.”

 

Source: Chris Newmarker, Mass Device [9/28/20]


Courtesy of Barry Block, editor of PM News


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