• August 7, 2020

Paragon 28, Inc. is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the APEX 3D™ Total Ankle Replacement System - Odessa American: Business

e-Edition Subscribe

Paragon 28, Inc. is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the APEX 3D™ Total Ankle Replacement System

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:18 pm | Updated: 5:47 pm, Tue Jul 14, 2020.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- APEX 3D™ marks the next generation in Total Ankle Arthroplasty, with advanced technologies such as porous 3D printed implants and Vitamin E infused highly cross-linked polyethylene.

Paragon 28 conducted cutting-edge biomechanical research, including a CT study of arthritic ankles to determine implant geometry and sizing, and a weightbearing CT study of healthy ankles to best match the native kinematics. The system offers choices in instrumentation, alignment techniques, and implant selection, including ARC™ or flat tibia trays and either chamfer or flat talar components.

Mark Dalton, MD, an APEX 3D™ designing surgeon, said, "Long-term implant survivorship will best be achieved with initial and ultimate implant stability, optimized articulation, improved bearing surfaces, appropriate sizing, and accurate and reproducible alignment with streamlined instrumentation. This system was designed from day one to meet these goals."

Albert DaCosta, Paragon 28's President and CEO commented, "P28 remains committed to providing better outcomes in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. The total ankle is another giant step in fulfillment of our mission. The timing is ideal to offer the next generation of ankle technology for patients desiring a more active lifestyle."

The addition of the APEX 3D™ Total Ankle Replacement System bolsters Paragon 28's Precision Ankle Solutions product offering, which includes the Gorilla® Ankle Fracture Plating System, Silverback® Ankle Fusion Plating System, and Phantom™ TTC Fusion Nail Systems. With this comprehensive portfolio, Paragon 28 provides its customers innovative ankle solutions for trauma, arthritis, and limb salvage.

Contact Paragon 28 for more information at: info@paragon28.com

View original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/paragon-28-inc-is-pleased-to-announce-that-the-us-food-and-drug-administration-has-cleared-the-apex-3d-total-ankle-replacement-system-301093511.html

SOURCE Paragon 28, Inc.

© 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Odessa, TX

Current Conditions

Sunny/Wind
92°
Humidity: 34%
Winds: S at 20mph
Feels Like: 93°

Your Extended Forecast

Tomorrow

weather
High 100°/Low 74°
Mostly sunny. Highs 98 to 102F and lows in the mid 70s.

saturday

weather
High 99°/Low 73°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the low 70s.

sunday

weather
High 98°/Low 73°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the low 70s.
Online Features

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




  • ALL-ACCESS: Subscribe to our e-edition and premium website at myoaoa.com.
    You can read your daily newspaper without taking a walk to the driveway.
    Look back at yesterday's newspaper, or issues from months ago with our archive feature.
    Call circulation at 432-337-7314 to sign up today.