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OR Excellence Awards 2015 - September 2015 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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Acutrak® screws revolutionized headless compression in 1993. With the addition of Acutrak 2®, more than 1.5 million screws have been implanted to date.* For more information: go.acumed.net/acutrak-5 JAD00-32-A *Acumed sales reports **Wheeler DL, McLoughlin SW. Biomechanical assessment of compression screws. Clin Orthop Relat Res.1998;350:237–245. • Screw has a uniquely patented thread pitch that varies continuously from tip to tail. • Each thread engages bone faster than its trailing thread, generating gradual compression along the entire length of the screw. • Fully threaded screw provides greatest push-out force, highest amount of retained compression after cyclic loading, and highest resistance to torsional loading compared to AO and Herbert screws in cadaveric and synthetic bone material.** Your Versatile Headless Compression Solution

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