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About this product

Division: Spine
Category: Pedicle Screw System

The USS™ Small Stature/Paediatric System is a development of the Synthes System “USS Universal Spine System, Pedicle Screws and Hooks with a Lateral Opening”.  It was developed specially for children and adults of small stature.


Features & Benefits


Features Benefits
User-friendly implant design protective of soft-tissue
  • Low, soft-tissue protecting profile
  • 5 mm diameter rods
Pedicle screws and hooks
  • Dual-opening screws and hooks
  • Simplify the controlled joining of rod and implant using the “Persuader”
  • The rod can be affixed to both sides of the implant
  • Double thread which runs to the tip
  • Fast insertion of the pedicle screws
  • Screw immediately engages in the bone
  • Rounded tip of the screw also makes it suitable for anterior fixation
  • Reliable anchoring of the pedicle hooks with a patented screwing technique
Proven corrective technique
  • in the correction of a side deformity, the rod can be gently inserted laterally into the screw or hook openings


USS Small Stature/Pediatric. Technique Guide (EN)
Please refer to the surgical technique guide or package inserts if included for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative .
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