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FOOTPRINT Ultra and TWINFIX Ultra Suture Anchor

Shoulder Arthroscopy/Soft Tissue Fixation

FOOTPRINT ULTRA Suture Anchor

Overview

 A lateral row solution for your rotator cuff repair from Smith & Nephew

Available in two sizes, 4.5 and 5.5, the FOOTPRINT Ultra PK anchor is intended for use in the lateral row in double row suture bridging techniques.

• Uniquely designed, inner plug adjustability means more precise fixation and suture tensioning of final repair

• Reduced suture slippage means less gap formation and rotator cuff displacement1

• Exclusive tap-in anchor design with offset barbed geometry threads means strong pullout and easy insertion.1

A two anchor solution for one precisely controlled solution

FOOTPRINT Ultra and TWINFIX Ultra Suture Anchors
Reduce Cuff Displacement and Suture Slippage with a customizable repair By combining the individual strengths of each anchor product into one solution we’ve created a customizable repair that facilitates complete rotator cuff footprint control. Strong pullout strength in the medial row with suture security and the ability to tension in the lateral row means a solution that can help reduce cuff displacement and suture slippage.2  

1 Akao, M., Aoki, H. and Kato, K., Mechanical properties of sintered hydroxyapatite for prosthetic applications. Journal of Material Science: 16, 809-812, (1981).
2 Data on file at Smith & Nephew. ITR-3679, 2008

Ordering Information

Ref # Description
FOOTPRINT Ultra Suture Anchor
72202901 FOOTPRINT Ultra 4.5 mm Suture Anchor
72202902 FOOTPRINT Ultra 5.5 mm Suture Anchor
   
Instruments  
72202621 3.8 mm Tapered Awl-Disposable
72201915 3.8 mm Tapered Awl-Reusable
72202116 3.5 mm Spade Tip Drill for use with the 4.5 mm Anchor hole preparation device for hard bone
72201707 4.5 mm Spade Tip Drill for use with the 5.5 mm Anchor hole preparation device for hard bone
72201450 3.8 mm Straight Awl-Reusable
72202986 3.8 mm Straight Awl-Disposable

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