Derotation screw

Last revised by Dr Subhan Iqbal on 15 Dec 2021

A derotational screw is an orthopedic device used for internal fixation of fractures to, unsurprisingly, limit rotation of the fracture 1.

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

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: DHS with a detrotational screw
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