4.5 mm and 6.5 mm Headless Compression Screws

Division: Trauma
Category: Plates and Screws

The 4.5 mm and 6.5 mm Headless Compression Screws are self-drilling, self-tapping, headless screws that allow surgeon-controlled compression and a simplified technique.

Indications for Use

Synthes 4.5mm and 6.5mm Headless Compression Screws are indicated for fracture fixation, reconstruction, osteotomy, and arthrodesis of various bones and bone fragments including joint fusion (arthrodesis) in the foot and fixation of intra-articular fractures of the humerus, femur, and tibia.

Features & Benefits

4.5 mm Headless Compression Screws:

  • 5.0 mm head thread with double lead for countersinking in cortical bone
  • Self-tapping flutes facilitate countersinking of the screw
  • 4.5 mm shaft thread for optimal retention in cancellous bone
  • Long or short thread option at screw tip for treating a wide range of indications
  • Self-drilling tip facilitates time-saving surgical technique
  • Cannulation accepts 1.6 mm guide wire for guided screw insertion

6.5 mm Headless Compression Screws:

  • 7.5 mm head thread with double lead for countersinking in cortical bone
  • Self-tapping flutes facilitate countersinking of the screw
  • 6.5 mm shaft thread for optimal retention in cancellous bone
  • 32 mm and 16 mm thread length at screw tip for treating a wide range of indications
  • Self-drilling tip faciliates time-saving surgical technique
  • Cannulation accepts 2.8 mm guide wire for guided screw insertion
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