cortical screw


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cortical screw

Orthopedics A type of orthopedic hardware used to provide fixation by itself or in conjunction with other devices; CSs have fine threads along the shaft and are designed to anchor in cortical bone. See Screw. Cf Cancellous screw.
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However the trend in both cases was that the cancellous screws provided a greater resistance to displacement than the cortical screws, and further that the smaller diameter screws provided a greater resistance to displacement than the larger diameter screws of the same thread type.
Yet there was a general trend that cancellous screws provided a greater resistance to displacement than cortical screws, and also that smaller diameter screws provide a greater resistance to displacement than larger diameter screws of the same type.
Request for quotations : Barmt 518/18 p cortical screws, malleolar screws, expendable materials for traumatological operation osteosynthesis (lots 1-35)