4.0 mm Schanz Screw, spade point, with 38 mm thread length
The 4.0 mm Schanz Screw with a spade point is now also available in an overall length of 100 mm and a 38 mm thread length.
One of the possible applications is to prevent foot drop when using a large external fixation ankle bridge frame. Another one is the performance of an open reduction with an internal fixation procedure to restore forefoot and hind foot alignment. When inserting a Schanz Screw on the lateral side of the foot, through the fourth and fifth metatarsals, the additional thread length prevents the unthreaded part of the Screw from pushing the fifth metatarsal into the fourth metatarsal.
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