EUROSCREW® NG & TCP NG is a bioabsorbable cannulated screw specially designed for ligamentoplasty surgical techniques like anterior cruciate ligament or ankle lateral ligament reconstructions.
As the range EUROSCREW®, EUROSCREW® NG range is available in 2 materials : 100% PLA and 70% PLA + 30% β-TCP
EUROSCREW® NG offers a complete range of screws and tools that ensure a secure fixation of the transplants.
The interference screws EUROSCREW® NG are available in 9 references, including 6 diameters and 4 lengths suitable for current ligamentoplasty techniques.
EUROSCREW® TCP NG is radiopaque.
The presence of TCP into the PLA matrix keeps a neutral pH of the material by buffer effect during the degradation time and reduces the risk of inflammation. β-TCP is also an osteoconductive material which promotes bone ingrowth.
These screws EUROSCREW® NG & TCP NG are mechanically stable for respectively 8-10 months and 6 months post-operative; this allows a good rehabilitation. Then they are slowly hydrolyzed by water from surrounding tissues and fully replaced by neo-bone after 24 months.