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|Wright Medical Group, Inc. Announces 510(k) Clearance and Limited U.S. Launch of the PROPHECY® INBONE® Pre-Operative Navigation Alignment Guides|
First-To-Market Pre-Operative Alignment Technology for Total Ankle Replacement
PROPHECY(R) INBONE(R) Pre-Operative Navigation Alignment Guides -- First-To-Market Pre-Operative Alignment Technology for Total Ankle Replacement (Photo: Business Wire)
The PROPHECY® INBONE® Pre-Operative Navigation
Alignment Guides, along with the INBONE® Total Ankle
Replacement Systems and other orthopaedic product solutions, will be on
display at Wright’s exhibit booth (#1945) from
Initially developed by Wright Medical for total knee replacement, the PROPHECY® Pre-Operative Navigation Alignment Technology utilizes computed tomography (CT) scans to create patient-specific ankle alignment guides that facilitate the surgeons’ ability to precisely size, place and align the INBONE® Total Ankle Replacement components during surgery.
“With this new addition to our growing suite of foot and ankle products,
surgeons now have a visual plan that details implant placement in
advance of the actual surgery, which can reduce the amount of standard
instrumentation required in the operating room and streamline the
surgical procedure,” said
With an estimated 4,000 procedures¹ expected to occur in
More information on Wright Medical’s foot and ankle products, including the PROPHECY® INBONE® Pre-Operative Navigation Alignment Guides and the INBONE® Total Ankle Replacement Systems, can be found at www.wmt.com/footandankle/.
About Wright Medical
1. “2011 US Markets for Orthopedic Extremity Devices,” published
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