Biocompatible Interference Resorbable Screw

Osteotwin™ Interference Resorbable Screw was designed to fulfill two core aims: provide appropriate mechanical properties necessary for ligament reconstruction whilst ensuring a regulated resorption and osteointegration to form architectural bone through hydrolysis.

Canulated Interference Resorbable Screw Design

The thread is specific to each screw diameter so as to systematically provide the maximum amount of contact between implant and bone.

Polylactic Interference Resorbable Screw Range

Made of PLDLLA, Osteotwin™ Polylactic Interference Resorbable Screw provides great mechanical resistance, due to Poly(L-Lactide).

Composite Interference Resorbable Screw Range

75% PLDLLA & 25% MBCP: the convenient ratio between the necessary mechanical resistance for the indication and the faculty to generate bone growth.
Ligament / graft fixation within osseous tunnel used for knee ligament reconstructions.
Diameter x Length in millimeters

7×20 – 7×25 – 7×30
8×20 – 8×25 – 8×30
9×20 – 9×25 – 9×30
10×25 – 10×30
11x35 - 12x35

7×20 – 7×25 – 7×30
8×20 – 8×25 – 8×30
9×20 – 9×25 – 9×30
10×25 – 10×30
11x35 - 12x35
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2. G. Daculsi, D. Chappard, E. Aguado, G. Legeay, P. Layrolle and P. Weiss. (2008) Key Engineering Marerials Vols. 361-363, Multiphasic Biomaterials : A concept for Bone Substitutes developed in the “Pays de la Loire”. -More-
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5. Daculsi G., Jegoux F., Layrolle P, in press 2008-1. In advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing and Applications, John WILEY & Sons USA. The micro macroporous biphasic calcium concept for bone reconstruction and tissue engineering. -More-
6. Malard O., Gauthier H., Daculsi G Key engineering materials Vols 361-363 :pp1233-1236 (2008). In vivo demonstration of 2 types of microporosity on the kinetic of bone ingrowth and biphasic calcium phosphate bioceramics resorption. -More-
7. Nihouannen DL, Saffarzadeh A, Aguado E, Goyenvalle E, Gauthier O, Moreau F, Pilet P, Spaethe R, Daculsi G, Layrolle P. (2007) . J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2007 Feb;18(2):225-235. Osteogenic properties of calcium phosphate ceramics and fibrin glue based composites. -More- 
8. Johannes Barth, Panagiotis Akritopoulos, Nicolas Graveleau, Renaud Barthelemy, Cécile Toanen and Mo Saffarini (2016) in The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine : Efficacy of Osteoconductive Ceramics in Bioresorbable Screws for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
To read the complete precautions, please refer to the Instructions for Use.
The product must only be handled or implanted by trained qualified physicians having read the instructions for use.
  • ISO 13485:2016 MDSAP
  • Read instructions for use for a complete list of warnings, precautions, possible adverse events and other important medical information.
  • Osteotwin™ is supplied sterile and CE-marked as a Class III Medical Device according to Directive EEC/93/42
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