Lifetime Estimation of Composite Bone Joint Screws

Bone screws are crucial elements in treating many types of open/closed fractures and arthroplasties in different joints in the body. The life time of many plates used in the fracture treatment are dependent on the screws function. The fracture of screws at any point of their lifetime will cause failure of the treatment for that specific pathology. This may lead to increase risk of new surgeries, osteomyelitis and less commonly septic arthritis. Continue reading Lifetime Estimation of Composite Bone Joint Screws