HEALIX BR™ Dual Threaded Suture Anchor

Division: Sports Medicine
Category: Rotator Cuff

HEALIX  BR  Anchor is the next generation threaded Rotator Cuff fixation system that offers surgeons:“Optimized Fixation in Rotator Cuff Repair” Because it features:

  1. Optimized Anchor Design
  2. Optimized Thread Design
  3. Optimized Suture / Suture eyelet  

Indications for Use

The HEALIX BR and GRYPHON® BR Anchors are intended for:

Shoulder: Rotor 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, lliotibial Band Tenodesis;

Elbow: Biceps Tendon Reattachment, UInar or Radial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
Dual-thread pattern Maximizes pull-out strength by independently engaging both cortical and cancellous bone
Cannulation channels Channels blood to surface
Internally driven design  Provides increased torque capabilities and insertion confidence
Clinical studies of BIOCRYL® RAPIDE® have shown bony ingrowth. Clinical studies have shown that BIOCRYL® RAPIDE® provides bony ingrowth at the implant site.2
Preloaded with ORTHOCORD® Suture 55lbs of tensile strength, 45% less stiff than Fiberwire®.2

1Data on File
2Data on File
Reference: ORTHOCORD Value Brief #7799
Reference: BR Value Brief #8624

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