Snap-off screws (Weil) are designed for forefoot surgery.




Snap-off screws have a diameter of 2.0 mm and a length of 11 to 14 mm


Titanium (TA6V ELI ISO 5832-3)/Sterile packaging


1 snap-off screw insertion kit.

The kit may be included in F.A.S.T.® forefoot and midfoot screw ancillary equipment.


Snap-off screws are indicated in the following cases:

  • Maintaining and setting osteotomies (head of the 1st metatarsal, metatarsal
    osteotomies, phalangeal osteotomies, Weil’s osteotomy).
  • Treating foot fractures.

Contraindications of snap-off screws are:

  • Acute or chronic local or systemic infections, (heart diseases, uncompensated diabetes, constant hemodialysis, weakened immune system, etc.)
    • Severe muscular, neurological
    or vascular deficiencies affecting the extremity concerned.
    • Destruction, loss or bad bone quality
    that may affect the implant’s stability, severe osteoporosis, local bone tumours.
    • Any affection that could contraindicate
    the use of a rigid fixation in general.
    • Drug, alcohol, tobacco or medication abuse.
    • A patient’s intellectual incapacity to understand the surgeon’s instructions.
    • Systemic or metabolic issues.
    • Obesity, excess weight, intense activity, intensive sports training, falls.