PERMATAPE™ Suture

Division: Sports Medicine
Category: Suture

PERMATAPE™ Suture now offers:

  • An optimized solution for both knotless and knot-tying repairs
  • A wider contact area with lower abrasiveness and less bulk as compared to the tested leading competitor1,2,3
  • Compatible with a wide range of existing instrumentation

 

*PERMATAPE was tested against the following leading competitor, Arthrex.

References:

  1. Internal test report 103288856
  2. Internal test report 103313374
  3. Internal test report 103313375

Indications for Use

Indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation, and/or ligation, including use with allograft tissue for orthopedic procedures.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
Less Abrasive
  • Cheesewires 77% less than Arthrex FiberTape1
Wider Footprint
  • 2.5mm width vs 2mm from S&N Ultratape2, Arthrex FiberTape3 and 1.3mm from Arthrex SutureTape4
  • 10.5% more tendon to bone compression area than Arthrex FiberTape5
Less Bulk
  • 54% less suture volume penetrates the tendon as compared to Arthrex FiberTape6
Optimized Knot Tying Characteristics
  • Ability to tie medial row knots while still having the benefit of using tape

 

References:

  1. Internal test report 103288856
  2. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf13/k132357.pdf
  3. https://www.arthrex.com/shoulder/fibertape-and-tigertape
  4. https://www.arthrex.com/shoulder/suturetape
  5. Internal test report 103313375
  6. Internal test report 103313374
DSUS/MTK/0717/1044 1/2018

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