|Wright Medical Group, Inc. Announces Launch of Next Generation CLAW® II Polyaxial Compression Plating System|
New System Further Redefines Surgical Fixation Techniques for Reconstruction Procedures of the Foot
Wright Medical's CLAW(R) II Polyaxial Compression Plating System (Photo: Business Wire)
The CLAW® II system combines the stability and adjustable compression features of the Company’s patent-pending CLAW® plating system with enhanced surgical flexibility afforded by new shape configurations and polyaxial screw positioning.
“Since 2006, the CLAW® plating system has combined stable,
rigid fixation with controlled joint compression, which are essential
when performing fusions in the foot and ankle. The advancements offered
with the new CLAW® II system, such as variable-angle locking
screws and anatomically contoured plates for fusions and osteotomies of
the forefoot and midfoot, will enable surgeons to chose the appropriate
implants to meet the patient’s unique circumstances,” noted W. Hodges
Davis, MD, a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon with
“The CLAW® II Polyaxial Compression Plating System builds
upon our successful
The CLAW® II Polyaxial Compression Plating system and other
foot and ankle product solutions will be on display at Wright’s exhibit
booth (#253) from
More information on Wright Medical’s foot and ankle products, including CLAW® II Polyaxial Compression Plating System, can be found at www.wmt.com/footandankle/.
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