compression plate

compression plate

a plate for internal fracture fixation with screw holes so designed that insertion of screws draws bone fragments more firmly together.

compression plate

Orthopedics A plate used to stabilize fractures, used with lag screws to provide dynamic compression on the tension side of bone; dynamic CPs are the most common types of plates, and have special oval screw holes with a beveled floor and an inclined surface, to approximate the ends of the bone as the screws tighten. See Plate.

com·pres·sion plate

(kŏm-presh'ŭn plāt)
A plate for internal fracture fixation with screw holes so designed that insertion of screws draws bone fragments more firmly together.
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e plate is called a Dynamic Compression Plate and it allows us to compress the bone fragment together which stimulates bone healing.
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