An interference screw is one that is used to hold a ligament graft firmly in the bone by actually running alongside the ligament tissue.

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Graft choice for cruciate ligament reconstruction

There are different options for cruciate ligament reconstruction, both in terms of the procedure and also the graft material.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Biomechanical Properties of a Novel Biodegradable Magnesium-Based Interference Screw. Ezechieli M,Meyer H, Lucas A, Helmecke P, Becher C, Calliess T, Windhagen H and Ettinger M. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2016 Jun 27; 8(2): 6445.


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