Ellis pin

Ellis pin

a device used in fracture repair which has threads at the tip, designed to engage only the opposite cortex of the bone in which it is inserted.
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The Fusion TTA implant consists of a honeycombed wedge and dynamic tension plate, both of which are fixed into position using an Ellis pin and titanium screw and used to repair cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) damage in dogs.