Battery Powered Screwdriver with Reverse
The Battery Powered Screwdriver (BPS) is a cordless instrument that assists in the placement of bone fixation screws, tapping and drilling. The handpiece with Reverse is an addition to the BPS system that currently consists of a forward handpiece, Rechargeable Battery Pack and Battery Charger. The addition of a reverse mode on the screwdriver will enable surgeons to remove screws as well as to power tap. A full line of taps for resorbable screws will be introduced with this handpiece.
The current method of manual tapping in order to place resorbable screws is technique sensitive and frequently leads to stripped or non-functional holes due to excessive wobble caused by surgeon fatigue and motions of the wrist. The Battery Powered Screwdriver with Reverse allows the surgeon to tap consistently every time with little or no wrist action. The combination of self-drilling taps and a battery driven handpiece offers a clear advantage over the competition in the resorbable market in terms of reducing OR time and surgeon fatigue.
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