MetaStep™ Calcaneus - Merete USA
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About surgical techniques:
Proper surgical procedures and techniques are the responsibility of the medical professional. The guidelines contained herein are furnished for information purposes only. Each surgeon must evaluate the appropriateness of the procedures based on his or her personal medical training and experience. Prior to use of any Merete systems, the surgeon should refer to the product package insert for complete warnings, precautions, indications, contraindications and adverse effects. Package inserts are also available by contacting Merete Technologies, Inc.

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MetaStep™ Calcaneus

The MetaStep™ Calcaneus plate is a step plate made of titanium alloy (Ti6AI4V, DIN EN ISO 5832-3) and is used to correct acquired flatfoot. The plate is available in different step heights (0 mm – 12 mm) and is to be selected depending on the severity of the condition. In order to ensure sufficient stability of the calcaneus correction, the MetaStep™ Calcaneus plate is screwed into place using five fixed angle DIA 3.8 mm MetaFix™ LS Locking Screws.

Technical Specifications
  • The MetaStep™ Calcaneus Plates are made of titanium alloy (Ti6AI4V, DIN EN ISO 5832-3)
  • For use with MetaFix™ LS Locking Screws 3.8 mm
  • Calcaneus realignment facilitated with novel displacement device
  • Anatomic Low Profile Design, plates are available in 7 step options, 0 mm, 2 mm, 4 mm, 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm and 12 mm
  • Surgery technique that controls and quantifies calcaneal displacement for reproducible results
  • Anatomically designed plates
  • Controlled and measurable calcaneus realignment with mechanical displacement device

The Merete Locking Bone Plate System can be used for adult and pediatric patients. Indications for use include fixation of fresh fractures, revision procedures, joint fusion, and reconstruction of small bones of the hand, feet, wrist, ankles, fingers, and toes.

Flatfoot, Foot Surgery