interference screw

interference screw

Orthopedics A specialty screw occasionally used to repair the anterior cruciate ligament. See Screw.
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The fixation device segment has been further segmented into suture anchor, suture, interference screw, and others.
Smith et al on a study on canine models has shown that the suspensory graft fixation had a better result in terms of ligamentization compared to interference screw (12).
(12) studied the use of interference screw fixation in cadavers and found that there was no difference in failure strength between the native UCL and the interference screw fixation.
The tunnel for the femoral attachment was drilled first and then secured to the graft with an interference screw. The graft was then passed under the iliotibial band and under the long head of biceps femoris.
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.
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.
* The BIOSURE PK Interference Screw is molded from PEEK[R] by Invibio, a polymer whose strength, stiffness and biocompatibility are similar to those of cortical bone.
The performance of tibial fixation methods of soft tissue graft (ACL) using interference screw and suture disc is studied in the paper.

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