USS Low Profile
USS II is a dual-side opening screw system. For surgeons who like to stick to the single-side opening screw philosophy, the USS Low Profile features some substantial improvements to the well established, original USS. The new pedicle screws have an optimized thread design with a very low overall profile (11.5 mm). Its blunt tip and self-tapping thread provides a maximum of safety and quick screw insertion. The dual core design improves purchase of the screw in the pedicle. The screws are available in diameters 4.2, 5, 6, and 7 mm and in lengths 2565 mm in 5 mm steps with color coding for easy differentiation. The USS Low Profile is fully compatible to the instrumentation of the original USS.
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