Periprosthetic Locking Screw 5.0 mm
Periprosthetic Locking Screws are intended for use monocortically with locking compression plates (LCP) for the fixation of fractures when an intramedullary component is in place. The screws are used to gain as much purchase in the bone as possible, without hitting the prosthesis. The existing Periprosthetic Locking Screws in 812 mm lengths are primarily used in the 4.5 mm broad plate, the 4.5 mm locking condylar plate, and the LISS, where periprosthetic fractures are involved. Longer periprosthetic screws in 14 mm and 18 mm length are now available. The Periprosthetic Locking Screws have a bunt-nose tip to allow bony contact with more screw threads. They have a T25 Stardrive recess and are self-tapping. They are available in stainless steel and titanium.
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