CurveBeam WBCT Informed Planning for Exactech Vantage Ankle PSI
Mark Easley, MD
Zach Wilczynski, MS
An element of Exactech’s Active Intelligence® platform of smart technologies, the Vantage Ankle PSI received FDA clearance in November 2020. CurveBeam introduced the pedCAT, its first generation WBCT system in 2012. CurveBeam received FDA clearance for its third generation WBCT system, the HiRise, in 2020.
WBCT imaging reveals functional inversion/eversion of the ankle that is not presented on supine CT. Using WBCT to assess foot and ankle alignment in three dimensions could be instrumental in preventing osteolysis, a condition which often leads to implant failure, according to a 2019 study by Lintz et al published in Foot & Ankle International.