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Small, Strong, Secure Soft Tissue Fixation

Tue, 06/23/2009 - 11:34am

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DePuy Mitek, Inc. offers all of its QUICKANCHOR® Plus suture anchors for small joint repair available pre-loaded with ORTHOCORD®. According to the company, ORTHOCORD is the only high-strength, partially-absorbable orthopedic suture designed to provide a supple solution for soft tissue fixation while maintaining strength and knot security.

DePuy Mitek, Inc. offers all of its QUICKANCHOR® Plus suture anchors for small joint repair available pre-loaded with ORTHOCORD®. According to the company, ORTHOCORD is the only high-strength, partially-absorbable orthopedic suture designed to provide a supple solution for soft tissue fixation while maintaining strength and knot security. The QUICKANCHOR Plus small joint suture anchors with ORTHOCORD include the MINI, MINILOK™, MICRO and MICROFIX™ product families. Features include:

  • A proprietary material in ORTHOCORD comprised of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, which provides 55 lbs. of tensile strength and 30 lbs. of knot strength.
  • PDS (Polydioxanone), a soft, flexible suture for less stiffness and to minimize post-operative knot mass.
  • QUICKANCHOR Plus small joint anchors ranging in diameter from 1.3 mm to 2.7 mm. 
  • Micro and Mini anchors that are made of a titanium alloy with nitinol arcs for additional pullout strength, used in hand, wrist, foot and ankle procedures and available preloaded with #0 or #2/0 ORTHOCORD.
  • MINILOK and MICROFIX anchors that are made of radiolucent PLA (Polylactic Acid) available preloaded with #3/0 or #4/0 ORTHOCORD and designed for hand and craniofacial surgery


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