A biomechanical study on preloaded compression effect on headless screws


Baran O., Sagol E., Oflaz H., SARIKANAT M. , Havitcioglu H.

ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, cilt.129, ss.1601-1605, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 129 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00402-009-0971-0
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1601-1605

Özet

Commonly used headless design screws such as Acutrak and Herbert screws have limited compressive effect on short fragment fixation. Therefore, we investigated whether preloaded compression techniques could be helpful in improving the compression effect.