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Trimet biotec headless comprseeion screw

Patient: Do trimet biotec headless comprseeion screws need to be removed after you take off a cast

 

 

Doctor: Compression screws are not normally removed after a cast is removed. They are designed to hold two pieces of bone in pla ce to allow for adequate healing. Removal of the screws would defeat this purpose.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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