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Orthopedic Implants and Instruments for Large Fragment - Locked

Locking plate and screw systems have advantages over the conventional screw systems. Conventional plate and screw systems require precise adaptation of the plate to the bone segments and the occlusal relationship. As the screws are tightned, they "Lock" to the plate, thus stabilizing the segments without the need to compress the bone to the plate. This makes it impossible for the screw insertion to after the reduction. The possible advantages to this property of a locking plate and screw system is a decreased incidence of inflammatory complications from loosing of hardware.

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Large Fragment- Locked : are comprise Safety Locking Plates and Screws. Locked Plates are similar to Non Locked Plates that have numeral-8 shaped holes, on one side the hole is threaded, so that it can accommodate locking screws. Use of these plates depend upon the fracture situation. These plates can be used as Compression plates, Locked fixations or as Locked implants as the need may be locked feature provides angular stability.