Technical difficulties of removal of locking screw after locking compression plating

@article{Bae2008TechnicalDO,
  title={Technical difficulties of removal of locking screw after locking compression plating},
  author={Ji Bae and Jong-Keon Oh and Chang-Wug Oh and Chang-Ryong Hur},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={129},
  pages={91-95}
}
As there are few reports on the difficulties of removing the locking compression plate (LCP), we prospectively investigated the incidence and difficulties in 58 patients in whom various types of LCPs were taken. From January 2004 to December 2007, we have removed 159 5.0-self tapping locking screws and 279 3.5- self tapping locking screws. All of the operations were performed by experienced trauma surgeons. All of the screws were inserted with the use of torque limiting attachment according to… CONTINUE READING