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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For correcting axis misalignment (Genu varum/valgum) using hemi-epiphysiodesis. The flexible center area of the anatomically shaped PediatrOS™ FlexTack™ allows it to bend open in vivo in response to bone growth forces, helping steer pediatric and adolescent bone growth gently and precisely. The trapezoidal design of the PediatrOS™ FlexTack™ staple is closely aligned to the anatomy of the femur and tibia. Cannulated staple legs allow precise placement using K-wires. This technological improvement on conventional implants for correcting varus/valgus misalignments reduces intraoperative fluoroscopy times and can be implanted using minimally invasive techniques.
Specific pediatric conditions/diseases for which the devices is indicated include: