ATFL and CFL with InternalBrace™ Ligament Augmentation Repair

Lorenzo Gamez, MD (Long Island, NY), discusses his augmented Brostrom procedure using the InternalBrace™ ligament augmentation procedure to repair both the ATFL and CFL. This repair incorporates knotless biocomposite SwiveLock® suture anchors and FiberTape® suture to strengthen the ligament repair at time 0 to on average 250N.1

1 American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;42(2):405‐411. doi: 10.1177/0363546513510141.

The InternalBrace surgical technique is intended only to augment the primary repair/reconstruction by expanding the area of tissue approximation during the healing period and is not intended as a replacement for the native ligament. The InternalBrace technique is for use during soft tissue-to-bone fixation procedures and is not cleared for bone-to-bone fixation.

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Lorenzo Gamez, MD

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