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Spinal components ASTM F2193

Normative References  



ASTM F2193: Standard Specifications and Test Methods for Components Used in the Surgical Fixation of the Spinal Skeletal System.

Specifications and test methods for metallic spinal screws, metallic spinal plates and metallic spinal rods is given within this standard. If the user is interested in evaluating the next level in the spinal fixation system chain, the interconnections between individual components and subassemblies (two or more components), the user should consult ASTM F1798. At the highest level within this chain is the test method ASTM F1717, which is used to evaluate an entire construct assembled from many components and involves numerous interconnections and several subassemblies.