Paragon 28, a foot and ankle surgery solutions company, launched products and instrumentation to help streamline procedures that allow surgeons flexibility in technique and approach, and facilitate reproducible results benefitting both the surgeon and patient.
One of these products is their Baby Gorilla Mini Plating System.
The Baby Gorilla Mini Plating System leverages the modularity, optionality, and specificity in the classic Gorilla Plating system and offers a set of implants for procedures that may require narrower plates and smaller screws matching the size and anatomy of small bones within the foot and ankle.
The system provides 65 unique Baby Gorilla– plating options from 13 plating families. All plates are designed to accept both 2.0 mm and 2.5 mm locking and non-locking variable angle plate screws.
The system offers utility, fracture, and procedure specific plates which require minimal manipulation to achieve satisfactory results.
Plate options found within the Baby Gorilla® Plating System include:
- Straight Plates
- Oblique L-Plates
- Oblique T-Plates
- Navicular Plates
- Cuboid Plates
- Mesh Plate
- Jones Fracture Compression and Hook Plates
- 5th Metatarsal Avulsion Fracture Hook Plates
- Akin Osteotomy Plates
The Baby Gorilla Mini Plating System also includes a variety of instrumentation including curettes, reduction clamps, osteotomes, plate bending tools, and compression and distraction devices engineered for use in the foot and ankle for small bone fractures and reconstruction procedures.