Implants for osteosynthesis. Skeletal pins and wires Specification for dimensions of Steinmann skeletal pins
|Standard number:||BS 3531-6.2:1991|
|ISBN:||0 580 19937 1|
This standard BS 3531-6.2:1991 Implants for osteosynthesis. Skeletal pins and wires is classified in these ICS categories:
- 11.040.40 Implants for surgery, prosthetics and orthotics
This part of ISO 5838 specifies the dimensions of Steinmann skeletal pins. Material and mechanical requirements are covered by ISO 5838-1.
NOTE 1 Attention is drawn to the possible need for different designs of points depending on such factors as the method of insertion, and the site of insertion, i.e. whether the bone is cancellous or cortical.