VariAx Foot Locking Plate System. Trauma and Deformity Correction Polyaxial Locking Technology Comprehensive Calcaneal Fracture Plates

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1 VariAx Foot Locking Plate System Trauma and Deformity Correction Polyaxial Locking Technology Comprehensive Calcaneal Fracture Plates

2 Introduction The reconstruction and fixation of bones in the foot can now be accomplished by means of the patented SmartLock polyaxial locking mechanism. This powerful feature allows a surgeon to insert polyaxial locking or non-locking screws at variable angles with respect to the plate, so that they can be targeted to address the location and geometry of a given fracture or osteotomy. Each plate can be configured with a combination of locking and/or non-locking screws which satisfy the intraoperative requirements of a particular case, without constraint or reliance on any pre-existing plate designs.

3 Features and Benefits Complete Plating System Multiple indication based plate designs are included in the VariAx Foot Locking Plate System, which are engineered to address specific foot trauma and deformity indications. T-Plate Curved Plate Broad Straight Plate L-Plate Rectangular Plate Oblique T-Plate H-Plate -D Plate Calcaneus Standard Plate Calcaneus Mesh Plate

4 Features and Benefits.7mm Locking.7mm Non- Locking.mm Locking.mm Non- Locking Full Range of.7mm and.mm Locking and Non-Locking Screws Offers intraoperative solutions to cover a broad range of clinical indications. Low Profile Plate Design and Reduced Screw Head Prominence Each plate is designed to minimize soft tissue irritation by having a low profile (mm.mm thickness). Furthermore, the screws are designed to have minimal head prominence when fully inserted in a plate, which further reduces the risk of irritation. Anodization Type II Increases the strength of all VariAx Foot Plates, and may reduce the incidence of tissue adherence. Patented SmartLock Polyaxial Locking Technology Each screw is made of titanium alloy (Grade V), which is slightly harder than the plates, which are made from commercially pure titanium (Grade II). When a locking screw is used, the thread in the head of the harder screw reshapes the softer titanium used in the plate, thus creating a secure formfitting geometry. This process results in a solid, locked connection between the head of the screw, and the plate. Unique One-Step Locking Achieved by simply inserting a locking screw within the polyaxial locking range of ±, without the need for further steps. - +

5 Features and Benefits Two Dedicated Calcaneal Plate Designs The VariAx Foot Locking Plate System offers two distinct calcaneal plate designs, each incorporating a different design philosophy. The mesh design provides surgeons with an extremely low profile plate (mm thick) that can be easily contoured, and has many screw placement options. The standard plate design provides surgeons with a strong plate that can easily be contoured to the superior surface of the calcaneus.

6 Features and Benefits Efficient T7 or T Screw Head Design All VariAx Foot Locking Plate System screws are designed with either a T7 head (for.7mm screws), or a T head (for.mm screws). This screw head design encourages efficient force transmission from the screwdriver blade to the screw, and reduces the risk of screw head stripping. oval compression hole lip Oval Compression Holes allow for Compression and Locking in One-Step Oval compression holes allow for the active compression of different bone segments along the long axis of the oval hole. As a screw is inserted and tightened into an oval compression hole, compression can be achieved, and if a locking screw is used, the screw can then be locked into the plate in a single step. lip oval compression hole

7 Features and Benefits Deluxe or Basic Configurations The VariAx Foot Locking Plate System comes in two configurations: a Deluxe configuration, and a Basic configuration. The Deluxe configuration contains every implant design, while the Basic configuration consists of a reduced selection of implants, and provides a cost effective solution for foot surgery. Modular Instrument Platform The modular instrumentation system is designed for seamless integration within the Stryker Foot Solutions Portfolio. Color Coding of Instruments The instruments are color coded to facilitate ease-of-use during surgery. The SmartLock Locking Technology is patented (US 6,,6; DE 7; EP 867) by Professor Dietmar Wolter, Hamburg, Germany.

8 Ordering Information Instruments -7 Tap for.7mm Screws, AO, mm - Tap for.mm Screws, AO, 7mm -7 Depth Measuring Gauge for.7mm Screws - Depth Measuring Gauge for.mm Screws -8 Drill Guide for Circular Locking Holes -8 Drill Guide for Oval Compression Holes -7 Screwdriver Blade, AO, T7 - Screwdriver Blade, AO, T -8 Screwdriver Handle, Revolving/Rigid, AO - Holding Sleeve for.mm screws -7 Holding Sleeve for.7mm screws -8 Plate Bending Pliers -8 K-Wire Cutting Pliers (max.6mm) 6-9 Forceps with Grasping Lips Twist Drills -7 Drill,.mm x mm, WLmm, AO-Shaft - Drill,.6mm x mm, WL7mm, AO-Shaft Optional Instruments -8 Joint Distraction Forceps optional 9-6 Accessory Tray optional optional

9 Ordering Information Modules And Trays 9- Sterilization Container, levels 9-9 Sterilization Container, levels 9- Stryker Foot Container Lid - Half Size 9- VariAx Foot Instrument Tray 9-7 Drawer for Screw Racks 9- Deluxe Plate Module (includes Lid) 9- Inlay for Recon and Trauma Plates 9- Inlay for Calcaneus Plates 9- Screw Rack for. Locking Screws (includes Lid) 9- Screw Rack for. Bone Screws (includes Lid) 9-6 Screw Rack for.7 Screws (includes Lid) 9- Basic Plate Module (includes Lid) 9- Inlay for Basic Plate Module 9- Inlay for Basic Plate Module 9- Inlay Generic Miscellaneous -8 Spring for Holding Sleeve 9- Lid for Screw Rack 9- Lid for Deluxe Plate Module 9- Lid for Basic Plate Module

10 Ordering Information.mm LOCKING SCREWS Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.x6mm Locking Screw, T,.x8mm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.x6mm Locking Screw, T,.x8mm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.x6mm Locking Screw, T,.x8mm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.x6mm Locking Screw, T,.x8mm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.xmm Locking Screw, T,.x6mm Locking Screw, T,.x6mm Locking Screw, T,.x7mm.7mm LOCKING SCREWS Locking Screw, T7,.7x8mm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7x6mm Locking Screw, T7,.7x8mm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7x6mm Locking Screw, T7,.7x8mm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7x6mm Locking Screw, T7,.7x8mm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm Locking Screw, T7,.7xmm

11 Ordering Information.mm NON-LOCKING SCREWS Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.x6mm Bone Screw, T,.x8mm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.x6mm Bone Screw, T,.x8mm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.x6mm Bone Screw, T,.x8mm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.x6mm Bone Screw, T,.x8mm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.xmm Bone Screw, T,.x6mm Bone Screw, T,.x6mm Bone Screw, T,.x7mm.7mm NON-LOCKING SCREWS Bone Screw, T7,.7x8mm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7x6mm Bone Screw, T7,.7x8mm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7x6mm Bone Screw, T7,.7x8mm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7x6mm Bone Screw, T7,.7x8mm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm Bone Screw, T7,.7xmm

12 Ordering Information WASHERS -9 Washer for.mm screw -79 Washer for.7mm screw K-WIRES & STEINMANN PINS -8 K-Wire, Fully Threaded,.6mm x mm -8 K-Wire, Smooth,.mm x mm -8 Steinmann Pin, Smooth,.mm x mm optional

13 Ordering Information Plates - Curved Plate, holes - Curved Plate, holes, Right - Curved Plate, holes, Left - Curved Plate, 6 holes - H-Plate, Small - H-Plate, Medium - H-Plate, Large - Rectangular Compression Plate, size - Rectangular Locking Plate, size - Rectangular Compression Plate, size - Broad Straight Plate, Short - Broad Straight Plate, Medium - Broad Straight Plate, Long -6 -D Plate, Left -6 -D Plate, Right -7 Oblique T-Plate, Left -7 Oblique T-Plate, Right -8 T-Plate -9 L-Plate, Left -9 L-Plate, Right - Calcaneus Mesh Plate, Small - Calcaneus Mesh Plate, Medium -6 Calcaneus Mesh Plate, Large - Calcaneus Standard Plate, Small - Calcaneus Standard Plate, Medium -6 Calcaneus Standard Plate, Large

14 Complementary Products T Ankle Arthrodesis Nail AxSOS Distal Tibial Plates Hydroset - Calcium Phosphate based Bone Substitute Asnis III Cannulated Screw System

15 Complementary Products Hoffmann II Sterile Ankle Kit Stryker Staple System Numelock II Distal Tibia Plate

16 Trauma, Extremities & Deformities Biologics Surgical Products Neuro & ENT Stryker Leibinger GmbH & Co. KG Bötzinger Strasse 9- D-79 Freiburg Germany The information presented in this brochure is intended to demonstrate a Stryker product. Always refer to the package insert, product label and/or user instructions before using any Stryker product. Surgeons must always rely on their own clinical judgment when deciding which products and techniques to use with their patients. Products may not be available in all markets. Product availability is subject to the regulatory or medical practices that govern individual markets. Please contact your Stryker representative if you have questions about the availability of Stryker products in your area. Stryker Corporation or its subsidiary owns the registered trademark: Stryker Stryker Corporation or its subsidiary owns, uses or has applied for the following trademarks: VariAx Literature Number: 9-78 LOT A87 Copyright 7 Stryker Printed in Germany

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