Derotation screw

Dr Henry Knipe and Assoc Prof Craig Hacking et al.

A derotational screw is an orthopedic device used for internal fixation of fractures to, unsurprisingly, limit rotation of the fracture.

They are applied across fractures at risk of rotation and hence avascular necrosis.

Article information

rID: 37375
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Derotation screws

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: DHS with a detrotational screw
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