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About this product

Division: Trauma
Category: Plates and Screws

These Schanz screws are coated with hydroxyapatite (HA) for enhanced fixation when used with Synthes external fixation systems.  

Schanz screw with hydroxyapatite coating

Indications for Use

Synthes hydroxyapatite-coated Schanz screws are intended for use with an external fixation system for fracture fixation (open or closed); pseudoarthrosis or nonunion of long bones; limb lengthening by epiphyseal or metaphyseal distraction; correction of bony or soft tissue deformity; correction of segmental bony or soft tissue deformity; correction of segmental bony or soft tissue defects; and joint arthrodesis.

Features & Benefits

  • Threads are coated with hydroxyapatite (HA) to enhance fixation at the pin-bone interface and reduce the incidence of pin loosening
  • Commercially pure (CP) titanium or 316L implant quality stainless steel, which are nonmagnetic and do not create heat or deflection in an MR environment
  • Diameters include:  4.0 mm / 3.0 mm, 4.0 mm, 4.5 mm, 5.0 mm, and 6.0 mm and allow independent pin placement
  • Self-drilling or non-self-drilling versions
  • Sterile-packaged

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.
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