A medical instrument used for forward ratcheting, backward ratcheting or in locked position. It may be designed with a T-handle which can be attached to the captive twist hexagon driver, nut starter socket, cannulated or solid tap, and bolt/screw driver. This item is used in the cervical, thoracic, lumbar fixation system and surgical implant procedures.
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