Mecron® Cannulated Screws - Merete USA
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Surgical Technique E-IFU

Mecron® Cannulated Screws

Re-introducing the proven Mecron® Cannulated Screw, re-designed for today’s foot and ankle surgeons…Merete® founder Emmanuel Anapliotis developed and launched the proven cannulated orthopedic screw in the early 1970s. CEO Alexia Anapliotis has updated her father’s historic Mecron® headed and headless screws to exceed the expectations of 21ST century foot and ankle surgeons.

The Mecron® Cannulated Screw consists of headed and headless compression screws made from titanium alloy. The screws are available in diameters from 2.0 mm through 4.0 mm and overall lengths from 8 mm through 50 mm. The Mecron® Screw is designed to provide optimal compression, precise tracking and has highly-engineered reverse cutting flutes for easy removal.

 

Technical Specifications
  • Made of titanium alloy (Ti6AI4V ELI, ISO 5832-3, ASTM F136)
  • Available as headed and headless compression screws
  • Self-drilling/self-tapping
  • With short, full and long threads
  • Cannulated
FEATURES
  • Headless screws are furnished with a tapered neck to ensure pre-compression before and prevent cracks while the proximal thread engages cortical bone
  • Reduced insertion forces lead to enhance surgical ease-of-use
  • Optimal pull-out strength and improved compression of bone fragments while the thread design lowers the risk of stripping
  • Washers are available to prevent plunging of headed screws in soft-bone
  • Reverse cutting-flutes facilitate removal
  • Color-coded instrumentation across all screw diameters to quickly and easily identify drills, countersinks, tissue protectors and screw drivers
  • Self-locking screw drivers hold the screw in place during insertion and a screw extractor is available for explantation, if needed
Indications
  • Bone Reconstruction
  • Osteotomy
  • Arthrodesis
  • Joint Fusion
  • Ligament Fixation
  • Fracture Repair
  • Fracture Fixation appropriate for the size of the device
Category
Foot Surgery, Screws