interference screw

interference screw

Orthopedics A specialty screw occasionally used to repair the anterior cruciate ligament. See Screw.
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The graft is passed through a tunnel and fixed at 20[degrees] of knee flexion with a bioabsorbable interference screw (Figure 3).
Bioabsorbable interference screw in conjugation was utilized in tibial side with the knee at 30 degree of flexion.
Arthroscopic reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament with patellar-tendon autograft and interference screw fixation.
ACL reconstruction with a BPTB autograft and interference screw fixation for both the tibia and femur is considered by many to be the gold standard graft and fixation technique.
This determination can be conducted through an interference screw, screw lamina combination, traverse nail, hook and button depending on the graft.
Tibial plateau fracture after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: role of the interference screw resorption in the stress riser effect.
In the 1990s the Australian Leo Pinzcewski developed the round-headed, RCI[R] interference screw, which, due to its 'soft' thread was also suitable for fixation of both patellar and soft tissue grafts (Pinzcewski et al 1997).
The surgeon drills a tunnel in the humerus and secures healthy biceps tendon tissue inside it using the BIOSURE[TM] PK Interference Screw.
The performance of tibial fixation methods of soft tissue graft (ACL) using interference screw and suture disc is studied in the paper.
The postoperative results of the Tagner activity scale and of the Lysholm grading scale presented in this paper for the group I and II patients correspond to the results reported in the literature, no matter whether hamstring tendon graft with single bundle or double bundle technique was performed [30], quadrupled hamstring graft was placed [31] or quadruple-stranded semitendinosus tendon was used [32] for ACL reconstruction or whether interference screw or a press-fit fixation was applied [33].
There are a wide variety of fixation devices for the quadrupled hamstring tendon graft; however only a few provide better strength and stiffness than interference screw fixation of bone patellar tendon bone graft at implantation.

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