PANALOK® Anchor

Division: Sports Medicine
Category: Rotator Cuff

Ideal for both arthroscopic and open repairs, the PANALOK® Anchors offers a strong, absorbable anchor.

Constructed of the highest quality PLLA (polylactic acid), biocompatible PANALOK Anchors absorb slowly and safely leaving no permanent foreign material presence.  

Indications for Use

The PANALOK® 3.5mm Absorbable Anchor System is indicated for use in soft tissue to bone fixation in association with adequate post-operative immobilization as follows:

 

Shoulder

  • Open Procedures
    • Bankart repair
    • SLAP lesion repair
    • Rotator cuff repair
      • Capsule shift/capsulo-labral reconstruction, at the anterior glenoid rim site
      • Capsule shift/capsulo-labral reconstruction at the lesser tuberosity of the humerus
    • Biceps tenodesis
    • Acromio-clavicular separation
  • Arthroscopic Procedures
    • Bankart repair
    • SLAP lesion repair
    • Rotator cuff repair 
    • Capsule shift repair (glenoid rim)

 

Elbow

  • Biceps tendon reattachment

 

Ankle

  • Achilles tendon repair/reconstruction
  • Lateral stabilization
  • Medial stabilization at the medial talus site3

 

Knee

  • Medial collateral ligament repair
  • Lateral collateral ligament repair
  • Joint capsule closure to anterior proximal tibia
  • Posterior oblique ligament or joint capsule to tibia repair
  • Extra capsular reconstruction/ITB tenodesis
  • Patellar ligament and tendon avulsion repairs

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
Strength Retains long-lasting strength throughout the healing process.
Suture Options Offered in PANACRYL & ETHIBOND which gives surgeons the flexibility to choose the best suture for each patient presentation.
PLLA Fully absorbable
CA#11384B

All medical devices have associated risks. Please refer to the package insert and other labeling for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative.