Hydroxyapatite Coated Schanz Screw

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

Hydroxyapatite Coated Schanz Screw

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

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Indication Statement

DePuy 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.

113763-190508 DSUS