ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, vol.129, no.12, pp.1601-1605, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Interfragmenter compression, Headless screw, Constant pitch, Pullout test, Screws biomechanics, TAPERED VARIABLE PITCH, BONE SCREWS, MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES, STRENGTH, FRACTURE, STANDARD
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Commonly used headless design screws such as Acutrak and Herbert screws have limited compressive effect on short fragment fixation. Therefore, we investigated whether preloaded compression techniques could be helpful in improving the compression effect.