e ICONIX family of anchors symolise the next generation of suture anchor technology. e all suture based system allows for less bone removal during pilot hole. 21 ICONIX Obturator. 21 ICONIX Drills/Awl. 21 Tray. 22 ICONIX TT All Suture Anchor System. 23 ReelX STT Knotless Anchor System. 24 Knotilus Knotless. MAHWAH, N.J., March 13, /PRNewswire/ — Stryker announced today the launch of the ICONIX™ all suture anchor platform with.

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However, over the last decade, a novel fixation technique styker emerged. In conclusion, this study showed that failure load, total displacement, and failure mechanism vary significantly between some all-suture anchors used for RC tear repair. Mechanical testing of absorbable suture anchors. The JuggerKnot anchor had the greatest displacement at 50, and cycles and also at failure, though this did not reach statistical significance over any other all-suture anchors Table II apart from the Q-FIX anchor at failure Fig.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc ; Displacement of all-suture anchors as determined by changes in grip-to-grip distance over increasing cycle numbers and eventually to icknix.

J Shoulder Elbow Surg ; Failure mechanism Experimental constructs failed by a variety of mechanisms, with the majority of all-suture anchors failing by lconix pull-out, whereby anchor integrity was maintained.

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However, there is limited published evidence for the relative strength of fixation for all-suture anchors compared with traditional anchors. The histologic and biomechanical response of two commercially available small glenoid anchors for use in labral repairs. It was performed on cadaveric human humeral heads and was not representative of in vivo conditions with regard to temperature and the proximal suture-tendon interface.

They also found that traditional anchors required etryker higher loads to achieve 2 mm of labral displacement than did all-suture anchors In the context of traditional anchors, early post-operative anchor movement is a relatively rare complication, reported as 0. Variations in size and suture type are available for other procedures including repair of Bankart and SLAP superior labral tears from anterior to posterior lesions, biceps tenodesis, acromioclavicular joint dislocation reconstruction, deltoid repair and capsulolabral repair.

Reported displacement in our paper, as in previous studies, is not constrained to movement of the anchor underneath the cortex, but of the whole construct, including the suture material, slippage in the suture grip, and the movement of the bone within the platform although this was minimal.


Designed the study, Performed experiments, Subsequent data analysis, Drafted the paper. Experimental strkyer failed by a variety of mechanisms, with the majority of all-suture anchors failing by anchor pull-out, whereby anchor integrity was maintained. The drill is subsequently removed and replaced with the Q-FIX implant inserter which goes into the guide. Comparisons were not made at cycles as the majority of anchors failed before this point Pathologic study of degeneration and rupture of the supraspinatus tendon.

Furthermore, studies have shown the maximum tensile strength of anchors to range from 49 N ztryker 66 N in one paper, 8 to N in another, 5 highlighting the need for a comprehensive evaluation of all commercially available all-suture anchors in comparison with stryksr anchors.

Performed experiments, Assisted with data analysis, Co-drafted the paper. icobix

Although translation to clinical performance should be managed cautiously, displacement is considered a surrogate for in vivo gap formation post-implant and this could indicate greater instability in the post-operative patient rehabilitation process compared with traditional anchors.

Ultimately, all anchors aim for minimum gap formation and maximum tensile strength. ICONIX anchors did not reach cycles and Q-FIX anchors did not reach cycles, therefore data are not included; standard error se at cycles is not described for all anchors as anchors failed before this point.

Studied anchor n Mean displacement differential between 50 and cycles, mm se Mean displacement differential between 50 and cycles, mm se Mean displacement differential between 50 cycles and failure, mm se ConMed New York, New York Y-Knot RC 5 6. Intra- and inter-donor variation was not determined by bone density, although reasonable attempts, such as utilising a variety of laterality of humeral heads of different aged cadavers in combination with separate anchor brands to ensure matched sample distributions, to control for this were employed.

However, this concept requires further study. An initial 10 N tension was placed on the anchors to ensure proper deployment of the subcortical iconux of the all-suture anchors and to prevent loading artefacts.

Am J Sports Med A biomechanical evaluation of suture anchors in repair of the rotator cuff. Strykfr Surg ; JuggerKnot and Y-Knot anchors However, these sizes were not tested.

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Bone Joint Res ;6: Discussion This study compared the mechanical properties of currently marketed commercial all-suture anchors, using a biologically representative ex vivo model, with a traditional bone anchor comparator.


Int Orthop ; The JuggerKnot implant had the greatest increase in displacement between 50 and cycles, with mean displacement of Biomechanical comparison of a single-row versus double-row suture anchor technique for rotator cuff repair. Biomechanical analysis of pullout strengths of stryekr cuff and glenoid anchors: As a result, findings from this study cannot be directly compared with other work, especially where direct axial loading was performed.

Statistical analysis Kruskal-Wallis one-way analyses were performed to compare the tensile mechanical properties of the different commercial suture anchors and traditional bone anchor sstryker determine initial variance.

The suture threads emerging from the humeral head were secured within the upper clamps of the rig, with no recorded failure in any repeats at the suture-vice interface Fig.

It could be shown that all currently marketed anchors produce an acceptable amount of strength in repair to withstand forces required in the post-operative period there is currently no published literature on the minimum strength of fixation required for appropriate repair6 although stryked is typically by cheese-wiring or gap formation in the longer term.

We demonstrate decreased failure load, increased total displacement, and variable failure mechanisms in all-suture anchors, compared with traditional anchors designed for rotator cuff repair.

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Cadaveric samples were distributed such that a combination of left and right humeral heads from the same patient were used with different anchors, and different anchors were used with different cadaver ages to ensure matched ages and distribution amongst samples. A description of the cyclical loading protocol used to measure maximum tensile strength and displacement of anchors can be found alongside the online version of this article at www.

Despite this, recent work from Pfeiffer et al 9 suggests that, within a canine model, an all-suture anchors promote cavity formation secondary to foreign-body reaction, with resulting expansion of the initial drill tunnel. Mechanism of failure suture or interface was also recorded.