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The effect of implant design and bone density on maximum torque and holding power for femoral neck fracture devices.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae
Publication Date
Volume
89
Issue
2
Pages
119–123
Identifiers
PMID: 10905678
Source
Medline

Abstract

The in vitro model used seemed to provide reproducible and clinically relevant results. There was a good correlation between material density and holding power for all implants. Screws inserted without predrilling provided higher maximal torque while maximal pull out load seemed less affected by predrilling being used or not.

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