GRYPHON® Suture Anchor

Division: Sports Medicine
Category: Hip

The suture anchor for instability that offers the procedural flexibility of choice, by offering most of the advantages of HEALIX  BR™ System - only smaller.

Size and Flexibility: When the anchoring location is tight on space but the pull-out strength can't be compromised, call on the smaller sized anchor comprised of BIOCRYL® RAPIDE® Material - the #1 US biocomposite material providing optimal strength.  

Indications for Use

Shoulder: Rotator Cuff Repair, Bankart Repair, SLAP Lesion Repair, Biceps Tenodesis, Acromio-Clavicular Separation Repair, Deltoid Repair, Capsular Shift or Capsulolabral Reconstruction

Foot/Ankle: Lateral Stabilization, Medial Stabilization, Achilles Tendon Repair

Knee: Medial Collateral Ligament Repair, Lateral Collateral Ligament Repair, Posterior Oblique Ligament Repair, Iliotibial Band Tenodesis

Elbow: Biceps Tendon Reattachment, Ulnar or Radial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

Hip: Capsular Repair, Acetabular Labral Repair.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits

The #1 U.S. Biocomposite material for shoulder and knee implants. Combining TCP and PLGA pre-clinical testing has shown resorbtion over time, followed by bone in-growth.

BIOCRYL RAPIDE Material with its inherent bioresorbable, osteoconductive properties is a good choice for a continuum of sports medicine implants to aid in the restoration of the anatomy.

Thread-in option Offer an internally driven threaded anchor for tactile feel
Push-in option Offers a barbed design with ease of insertion and a pull-out strength 15% greater than the competitor's Biocomposite suture anchor.
Compression Fit  Tactile feel for insertion confidence with easier insertion
ORTHOCORD Suture Delivers 55lbs of tensile strength and is 45% less stiff than Fiberwire®
Suture Options Preloaded with one or two strands of ORTHOCORD® Suture for procedural flexibility
Cannulated Allows for blood to channel to the surface
Suture Bridge  The suture bridge combined with internal channeling provides optimal suture slideability

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