Asnis® Micro

Screw system

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Cannulated Screw Systems

Stanley Asnis, MD invented the cannulated screw in the 1980’s, which became a major facilitator for advancing minimally invasive surgery in orthopaedics.1, 2  The Asnis Micro Cannulated Screw Systems enhances this legacy, offering dedicated screws for the foot & ankle surgeon.

  • Ø2.0 and 3.0mm titanium screw size options
  • Low profile screw head may reduce potential soft-tissue irritation and offer improved external aesthetics
  • Self-drilling/self-tapping design with a reverse cutting flute

Education


Akin Osteotomy - Dr. Kai Olms
This video depicts a cadaveric surgical procedure of an Akin Osteotomy. This is a medial closing wedge osteotomy performed by Dr. Kai Olms on the proximal phalanx of the hallux using an Asnis Micro 2.0mm cannulated screw. 

Resources


Procedures



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References:

  1. European Patent 134514
  2. Browner, Bruce D. M.D (1996). Introduction. In: Asnis, Stanley E. and Kyle, Richard F. (editors). Cannulated Screw Fixation, Principles and Operative Techniques. Springer p.ix

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