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    • Corkscrew ft 0 small
      • The fully threaded Corkscrew family of suture anchors was designed for maximum fixation strength and simple insertion. These implants are available in a variety of materials including titanium, PLLA, PEEK, and BioComposite. An internal drive mechanism is combined with a unique FiberWire® suture eyelet to allow for continuous threads …
    • Knee corkscrew ft 0 small
      • The fully threaded Corkscrew family of suture anchors was designed for maximum fixation strength and simple insertion. An internal drive mechanism is combined with a unique FiberWire® suture eyelet to allow for continuous threads along the entire length of the anchor. This design allows the anchor to be inserted flush with the cortical bone …
    • Crabclaw 0 small
      • The CrabClaw uses an opening jaw design to simplify arthroscopic knot tying and suture management. The jaw can be opened to grasp the suture strand anywhere along its length, avoiding the time consuming task and “fiddle factor” associated with threading suture onto conventional knot pushers. The opening jaw is particularly useful when …
    • Hip suture passers retrievers graspers 0 small
      • The Suture Cutter’s precision jaws prevent knot cutting by leaving a length of reproducible suture tail, 3 mm for the 4.2 mm outer diameter cutter and 1 mm for the 2.75 mm outer diameter cutters, without direct visual control. The blunt tip of the cutter is excellent for knot pushing.   The open ended Suture Cutter was designed for …
    • Disposible bio tenodesis screw system 0 small
      • The Tenodesis product line includes several disposable kits.  Disposable Kit AR-1676DS should be used in conjunction with the Master Bio-Tenodesis Set, AR-1675S.  The Lateral Ankle Reconstruction Implant Kit, AR-1675BC-CP, combines BioComposite Tenodesis Screws and disposable instrumentation for simplified OR stocking for …
    • Disposable suture passing 0 small
      • Arthrex provides a comprehensive line of disposable hip specific suture management instruments to facilitate suture shuttling, passing and manipulation during open and arthroscopic procedures.
    • Fiberchain 0 small
      • FiberChain is a single stranded, #2 FiberWire suture strand that transitions to chain links of interwoven FiberWire. It is intended for use with the forked tip SwiveLock™ Suture Anchor for knotless rotator cuff repair.
    • Fiberchain grasper 0 small
      • The FiberChain Grasper is a modified Rotator Cuff Grasper with a hole in the jaws. It allows easy tensioning of FiberChain cinch stitches during SwiveLock rotator cuff repair procedures. It can also be used with the SpeedBridge Rotator Cuff Repair technique to help ensure that all slack FiberTape has been removed from under the rotator cuff.
    • Fiberlink and tigerlink 0 small
      • FiberLink and TigerLink are #2 FiberWire with a closed loop on one end.  They were designed to facilitate the application of a cinch stitch by simply passing the suture through tissue and feeding the free end through the loop and tensioning.  The cinch stitch can then be locked into position with a knotless anchor like a PushLock …
    • Fiberloop 0 small
      • FiberLoop® is a continuous loop of FiberWire® with multiple needle options. The needles are easy to handle and move freely on the suture to recenter themselves after passing through tissue and facilitating even tension. Graft preparation using FiberLoop in conjunction with the Arthrex SpeedWhip™ technique drastically reduces time …
    • Foot and ankle fiberloop 0 small
      • Part of the FiberWire® suture family, FiberLoop is FiberWire suture where both ends of the suture are attached to a single needle, creating a suture loop. FiberLoop is the perfect suture option for multi-strand tendon repairs. These small diameter looped FiberWire products allow for strong multi-strand flexor and extensor tendon repairs while …
    • Knee fiberloop 0 small
      • FiberLoop is a continuous loop of FiberWire with multiple needle options. The needles are easy to handle and move freely on the suture to recenter themselves after passing through tissue and facilitating even tension. Graft preparation using the Arthrex SpeedWhip™ technique drastically reduces time spent preparing the graft, uniformly …
    • Hand and wrist fiberloop 0 small
      • Part of the FiberWire® suture family, FiberLoop is FiberWire suture where both ends of the suture are attached to a single needle, creating a suture loop. FiberLoop is the perfect suture option for multi-strand tendon repairs. These small diameter looped FiberWire products allow for strong multi-strand flexor and extensor tendon repairs while …
    • Fibersnare 0 small
      • FiberSnare® is a #2 FiberWire® with a small loop on one end while the opposite end is stiffened 12 inches. This provides an easy one step approach to creating a FiberWire® loop on the tip of the Bio-Tenodesis Driver. Instead of using a nitinol wire, insert the stiff non-looped end retrograde through the tip of the …
    • Fiberstick and tigerstick 0 small
      • FiberStick is #2 FiberWire with the first 12 inches stiffened to allow convenient and easy advancement through most cannulated instruments, alleviating the need for a monofilament suture or wire suture shuttle. FiberSticks come with a thin plastic tube which protects the stiffened suture until use. TigerStick is similar to FiberStick …
    • Hand and wrist fiberstick 0 small
      • FiberStick and TigerStick are part of the FiberWire® family. The stiff “waxed” end of the FiberStick and TigerStick allows convenient and easy advancement through most cannulated instruments or spinal needles. By allowing simple push-through passing of FiberWire suture, it alleviates the need for a monofilament suture or wire suture shuttle. …
    • Knee fiberstick and tigerstick 0 small
      • FiberStick is blue FiberWire with the first 12 inches stiffened to allow convenient and easy advancement through most cannulated instruments, alleviating the need for a monofilament suture or wire suture shuttle. FiberSticks come with a thin plastic tube which protects the stiffened suture until use.  TigerStick is similar to FiberStick …
    • Fibertape and tigertape 0 small
      • FiberTape and TigerTape are ultra-high strength, 2 mm width tapes with similar structure as FiberWire suture. The tapes provide broad compression and increased tissue cut-through resistance making it an excellent choice for knotless rotator cuff repair with the SpeedBridge and SpeedFix repair techniques.  It is also useful for high …
    • Foot and ankle fibertape 0 small
      • Part of the FiberWire® suture family, FiberTape and TigerTape are ultra-high strength, 2 mm width tapes using a similar long chain polyethylene structure as the FiberWire suture. In addition to high demand applications like AC joint reconstruction, the broad footprint of the FiberTape is appropriate for repairs in degenerative cuff tissue where …
    • Foot and ankle fiberwire 0 small
      • Orthopaedic surgeons enthusiastically endorse FiberWire for its feel and knot tying ability. The first throw stays down, facilitating reproducible tissue repair.  Sliding knots advance smoothly, easing arthroscopic knot tying procedures. Multiple independent scientific studies documented significant increases in strength-to-failure, …
    • Fiberwire 0 small
      • FiberWire® suture is constructed of a multi-strand, long chain ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) core with a braided jacket of polyester and UHMWPE that gives FiberWire® superior strength, soft feel and abrasion resistance that is unequaled in orthopaedic surgery. FiberWire® is the first suture on the market to offer a …
    • Hip fiberwire 0 small
      • FiberWire suture is constructed of a multi-strand, long chain ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) core with a braided jacket of polyester and UHMWPE that gives FiberWire superior strength, soft feel and abrasion resistance that is unequaled in orthopaedic surgery. Suture breakage during knot tying is virtually eliminated, which …
    • Hand and wrist fiberwire tigerwire 0 small
      • Part of the FiberWire® family, TigerWire suture uses the same high strength construction as FiberWire except that it contains a black marker strand in the suture weave. This strand appears as a stripe in the suture, making suture identification easier during joint reconstruction and soft tissue repairs. Trusted by leading orthopeadic surgeons …
    • Knee fiberwire and tigerwire 0 small
      • FiberWire and TigerWire are both high strength sutures available on implants and also packaged separately with and without needles.  FiberWire is blue and TigerWire is white with a black stripe in the suture, making suture identification easier.
    • Fiberwire and tigerwire 0 small
      • FiberWire® and TigerWire® are both high strength sutures available on implants and also packaged separately with and without needles.  FiberWire® is blue and TigerWire® is white with a black stripe in the suture, making suture identification easier.
    • Foot and ankle fiberwire tigerwire 0 small
      • Part of the FiberWire® family, TigerWire suture uses the same high strength construction as FiberWire except that it contains a black marker strand in the suture weave. This strand appears as a stripe in the suture, making suture identification easier during joint reconstruction and soft tissue repairs. Trusted by leading orthopedic surgeons …
    • Fiberwire grasper 0 small
      • The FiberWire Grasper is designed to grasp and retrieve multiple strands of FiberWire. The fully toothed design and long jaw assembly provides a substantial working range to easily grab suture within the glenohumeral or subacromial joint space.
    • Knee fiberwire on straight needles 0 small
      • #2 FiberWire on Straight Needles comes in two needle options: a single needle attached to 38” of #2 FiberWire; or two needles, each attached to an end of 38” of #2 FiberWire. These are ideal to create a variety locking stitch patterns for avulsions of large tendons such as quadriceps, patellar, pectoral, or Achilles.
    • Fiberwire scissors 0 small
      • The FiberWire Scissor was designed to cut any size or style suture, especially FiberWire, in open surgical cases where an arthroscopic suture cutter is not necessary. With its specially designed cutting edges, it can cut FiberWire cleanly and effortlessly without frayed edges. The color coded handle facilitates instrument differentiation in …
    • Fiberwire suture kits 0 small
      • FiberWire is available in a variety of suture sizes and needle options contained in specialty kits.
    • Fingershield 0 small
      • The FingerShield is a woven polyester sleeve with an embedded radiopaque blue marker designed to reduce pressure induced lacerations to the digits of the hand caused by repetitive knot tying during surgery. They slip right over sterile gloves when needed. The tips are left open to allow pinch grasp of suture strands, while still protecting …
    • Knee fingershield 0 small
      • The FingerShield is a woven polyester sleeve with an embedded radiopaque blue marker designed to reduce pressure induced lacerations to the digits of the hand caused by repetitive knot tying during surgery. They slip right over sterile gloves when needed. The tips are left open to allow pinch grasp of suture strands, while still protecting …
    • Shoulder suture passers retrievers graspers 0 small
      • Arthrex has a comprehensive offering of products designed to simplify suture and tissue management tasks.  The selection includes a variety of reusable tissue graspers, suture retrievers and crochet hooks that can accommodate various surgical techniques. Our goal is to make technically demanding procedures easier, safer and more …
    • Hip length suture lassos 0 small
      • The SutureLasso for Hip Arthroscopy has an extended and reinforced shaft that makes it the perfect option for suture shuttling during labral repair and capsular closure procedures by reaching into the deep recesses of the hip joint. The 220 mm shaft length allows for use down 11 cm and longer cannulas frequently used in hip arthroscopy. …
    • Kingfisher retriever grasper 0 small
      • The uniquely designed jaws of the KingFisher Grasper enable the surgeon to perform multiple tasks in arthroscopic surgery with one instrument, improving speed and efficiency of the procedure. The KingFisher is the optimal tool for arthroscopic tissue grasping/ reduction, foreign body removal, as well as suture retrieval/management.  The …
    • Shoulder knot tying 0 small
      • Arthrex has a comprehensive offering of products designed to simplify the task of tying knots. The selection includes a variety of knot pushers and finger protectors.
    • Hip suture anchors 0 small
      • The Arthrex Hip Suture Anchor product family include a variety of knotless anchors designed for use during arthroscopic and open hip labral refixation and reconstruction procedures. The Hip PushLock family includes various outer diameter options and materials such as bioabsorbable PLDLA and BioComposite as well as nonabsorbable PEEK options.
    • Micro suturelassos 0 small
      • The Micro SutureLasso replaces 18-gauge needles for arthroscopic suture passing. Sterile, disposable, stainless steel needles are 20-gauge at the tip and taper to 16-gauge at the handle to provide the added stiffness needed for percutaneous placement for arthroscopic suture passing in upper and lower extremities. The ergonomic plastic handle …
    • Modified jobe technique 0 small
      • The Modified Jobe Technique for UCL Reconstruction/Repair uses a series of tunnels in the ulna and humerus to pass the graft in a figure-8 fashion and secure it to itself and surrounding soft tissue. Repair of the original UCL is added for greater stabilization. The Modified Jobe can be performed using the Arthrex Elbow UCL Reconstruction …
    • Penetrator retriever 0 small
      • The Penetrator Retriever is a unique instrument that combines a small penetrating tip with a suture grasper to allow suture delivery or extraction in one step. The 2.7 mm diameter tip slides easily through the tissue with the suture either sliding or grasped within the self-ratcheting mechanism. A special version, with wider jaw, …
    • Hip pushlock 0 small
      • The PushLock® knotless soft tissue repair anchor was designed to be used in arthroscopic stability procedures of the femoroacetabular joint. Its revolutionary two-piece design facilitates controlled suture tensioning intraoperatively prior to committing the anchor in bone, allowing for precise tissue reduction. It is available in …
    • Quickpass suturelassos 0 small
      • The new QuickPass family of Lassos uses thumbwheels and a new ergonomic handle to quickly and easily advance the supplied Nitinol wire loop, a #2 FiberStick™ or a monofilament (PDS) suture. Sterile, single-patient use assures a sharp instrument every time. 
    • Rhino suture passer 0 small
      • The Rhino Suture Passer is the next generation in reusable suture passing devices. The extremely sharp, small diameter tip will easily penetrate soft tissue and the ridged 3.4 mm shaft will resist bending and flexing during tissue shifting procedures. The configurations include straight, left and right curve with an upturned tip. The novel …
    • Rotator cuff grasper 0 small
      • The Rotator Cuff Grasper features a long shaft and a wide, deep jaw that allows for superior purchase when grasping tissue during rotator cuff surgery. The SR Series Graspers feature a self-releasing lock mechanism that is easily disengaged by simply moving the handles apart. The NR series Graspers have non-locking handles for ease of use …
    • Scorpion 0 small
      • The Scorpion suture passers are used in Shoulder Arthroscopy for Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair. The FastPass Scorpion® SL (Side Loading) suture passer was designed to be simple and easy to use, supporting more successful suture passes. The front side of the bottom jaw is solid to prevent suture and soft tissue from entering the bottom jaw …
    • Series 1 graspers 0 small
      • Series I Graspers feature "Comfort Loop" handles and are available in 2.75 mm, 3.4 mm, and 4.2 mm shafts diameters. Series I NR Graspers are made with Non-Ratcheting handles and are non-locking. Series I SR Graspers feature a self-releasing locking mechanism. 
    • Small diameter suturelassos 0 small
      • The Small Diameter SutureLassos feature a stiff shaft and a sharp, atraumatic tip with an outer diameter of only 1.8 mm. The SutureLasso SD is available in a variety of tip configurations and is preloaded with a Nitinol wire shuttle loop. A thumb pad is used for easy, one-handed wire advancement. Skip a shuttling step during …
    • Hip soft tissue fixation devices 0 small
      • Arthrex provides multiple knotted and knotless suture anchor options for soft tissue reattachment and reconstruction procedures in the hip joint, including labral reattachment, labral reconstruction and gluteus medius repair. These anchors are available in bioabsorbable or nonabsorbable materials including  PLDLA, PEEK or a BioComposite …
    • Hip suture cutters 0 small
      • The Suture Cutter’s precision jaws prevent knot cutting by leaving a length of reproducible suture tail, 3 mm for the 4.2 mm outer diameter cutter and 1 mm for the 2.75 mm outer diameter cutters, without direct visual control. The blunt tip of the cutter is excellent for knot pushing.   The open ended Suture Cutter was designed for …
    • Shoulder suture cutters 0 small
      • Arthrex has a comprehensive offering of open and arthroscopic suture cutters designed specifically for use with FiberWire or FiberTape sutures.  The uniquely designed jaws remain sharp through repeated use. Multiple cutters are available with open or closed ends, standard ring or WishBone handles and flush cut or knot-preserving suture …
    • Shoulder suture management 0 small
      • Arthrex has a comprehensive offering of products designed to allow for easy handling of all suture management tasks and to provide state-of-the-art quality and durability.  The selection includes a wide variety of suture passers, retrievers and cutters that can accommodate various surgical techniques. Our goal is to make technically …
    • Hip suture management 0 small
      • Arthrex provides a comprehensive line of reusable and disposable hip-specific suture management instruments to facilitate suture cutting, retrieval, passing and manipulation to be utilized during open and arthroscopic procedures.
    • Elbow suture management 0 small
      • Arthrex has the most comprehensive offering of suture management devices, which are designed to allow for easy handling of all suture management tasks with instruments that surpass industry standards for quality and durability.  The selection includes a wide variety of suture passers, retrievers and cutters that can accommodate various …
    • Suture passing 0 small
      • Suture passing is made easy with the wide variety of instruments from Arthrex.  These include SutureLassos, BirdBeaks, and Penetrators.
    • Shoulder suture passers 0 small
      • Arthrex has a comprehensive offering of products designed to simplify open and arthroscopic suture passing.  The selection includes a wide variety of antegrade and retrograde instruments that can accommodate various suture passing techniques. Our goal is to make technically demanding procedures easier, safer and more reproducible with …
    • Suture passing instruments 0 small
      • Arthrex has the most extensive offering of arthroscopic suture passing instruments available anywhere in the world. We have specifically designed the function of our instruments to work hand-in-hand with our anchors. Products included within Arthrex Suture Management include: BirdBeaks, Vipers, Plication Viper, Scorpions, NeedlePunches …
    • Suture retriever 0 small
      • The Suture Retriever is designed for atraumatic suture retrieval and manipulation during arthroscopic procedures. The jaws create a closed loop which allows the suture to slide freely during suture extraction. The uniquely designed tip is made to spread parallel strands of suture to facilitate retrieval. Its small diameter and low profile …
    • Suturelassos 0 small
      • Arthrex has a comprehensive offering of disposable SutureLassos with various curved tip configurations to accommodate atraumatic suture passage for arthroscopic Bankart, SLAP and rotator cuff repairs.
    • Suturelassos category 0 small
      • The SutureLasso family includes the original SutureLasso, Small Diameter SutureLasso , the QuickPass SutureLasso, and the MicroSutureLasso and all are single use instruments packaged sterile.  Each type has various curved tip configurations for arthroscopic Bankart, SLAP & rotator cuff repairs. The original SutureLasso has a 2.3 mm …
    • Hip sutures 0 small
      • FiberWire suture is constructed of a multi-strand, long chain ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) core with a braided jacket of polyester and UHMWPE that gives FiberWire superior strength, soft feel and abrasion resistance that is unequaled in orthopaedic surgery. Suture breakage during knot tying is virtually eliminated, which …
    • Shoulder sutures 0 small
      • FiberWire suture is constructed of a multi-strand, long chain ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) core with a braided jacket of polyester and UHMWPE that gives FiberWire superior strength, soft feel and abrasion resistance that is unequaled in orthopaedic surgery. FiberWire is the first suture on the market to offer a …
    • Elbow sutures 0 small
      • FiberWire suture is constructed of a multi-strand, long chain ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) core with a braided jacket of polyester and UHMWPE that gives FiberWire superior strength, soft feel and abrasion resistance that is unequaled in orthopaedic surgery. Suture breakage during knot tying is virtually eliminated, which …
    • Foot and ankle sutures 0 small
      • A major advancement in orthopaedic surgery providing the ultimate in reliability and strength, FiberWire® sutures are constructed of a multi-stranded, long chain, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) core with a braided jacket of polyester and UHMWPE. This combination gives it superior strength, soft feel, and abrasion resistance …
    • Hand and wrist sutures 0 small
      • A major advancement in orthopeadic surgery providing the ultimate in reliability and strength, FiberWire® sutures are constructed of a multi-stranded, long chain, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) core with a braided jacket of polyester and UHMWPE. This combination provides superior strength, soft feel, and abrasion …
    • Shoulder suturetak 0 small
      • The SutureTak Suture Anchors are push-in labral anchors available in BioComposite, PEEK or PLDLA materials.  The Bio and BioComposite anchor options contain a molded-in-suture to reinforce the strength of the anchor and suture eyelet. The PEEK SutureTak is a nonabsorbable suture anchor with a material eyelet which provides …
    • Hip suturetak 0 small
      • The SutureTak is a bioabsorbable or nonabsorbable suture anchor made of either PLDLA, PEEK or a BioComposite material consisting of PLDLA and ß-TCP. Its proprietary flexible molded-in suture eyelet technology resists suture abrasion during the knot tying process and self-orients the suture tails during insertion to optimize suture sliding. …
    • Suturetak technique 0 small
      • The SutureTak® Suture Anchors are push-in labral anchors available in BioComposite, PLDLA or PEEK materials.  The Bio and BioComposite anchor options contain a molded-in-suture to reinforce the strength of the anchor and suture eyelet.  The PEEK SutureTak® is a nonabsorbable suture anchor with a material eyelet which provides superior …
    • Transosseus suture passer 0 small
      • The Transosseous Suture Passer features a malleable shaft, a durable Nitinol capture loop, comfortable handle, and is available sterile. The Nitinol loop is a robust design resulting in a reliable instrument allowing for multiple suture passes without failure. The applications for this instrument are well established and include any passing …
    • Viper 0 small
      • The Viper is a reusable instrument allows the surgeon to grasp cuff tissue, deliver a stitch and retrieve the suture in a single step.