4.5mm or 6.5mm Headless Compression Screw

Division: Trauma
Category: Plates and Screws

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

Indications for Use

The 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 fusions (arthrodeses) in the foot and fixation of intra-articular fractures of the humerus, femur and tibia.

Features & Benefits

The headless design helps minimize hardware prominence and soft tissue irritation.

Headless Compression Screws:

  • Design of screw creates a lag screw effect
  • Available in multiple sizes, including 1.5 mm, 2.4 mm, 3.0 mm, 4.5 mm, and 6.5 mm
  • Cannulated to allow accurate placement. Note: 1.5 mm screw is not cannulated
  • Self-drilling and self-tapping flutes
  • Cutting flutes on screwhead facilitate countersinking of screwhead
  • Available in both 316L stainless steel and titanium alloy (Ti-6Al-7Nb)
  • StarDrive recess provides improved torque transmission

All medical devices have associated risks. Please refer to the package insert and other labeling for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative.