Consult Arthrex’s ACL TightRope® RT – LS brochure on MedicalExpo. Page : 1/2. The ACL TightRope RT (Arthrex, Naples, FL) is a recently introduced fixation device. The adjustable graft loop allows the surgeon some freedom in terms of the. The TightRope RT (Arthrex, Naples, FL) is a suspensory device for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. However, there is a potential risk of the button being.

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Second-generation, no-incision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The remaining process of surgery is completed without any modification. There was an error retrieving the content. Received Jan 27; Accepted Mar Walter Lowe, MD Share.

This proprietary 4-point knotless fixation system resists cyclic displacement and offers strong pullout strength.

Please review our privacy policy. The button also passes snugly through the guide pin hole. Educational Resources Products Related Science. The ACL TightRope implant eliminates the need for multiple implant sizes and facilitates complete graft fill of short femoral sockets, which are common with anatomic ACL drilling. We drill a through-and-through tibial tunnel for fixation with a Bio-Interference screw Arthrex, Naples, FL on the tibial side.

All-inside anterior cruciate ligament graft-link technique: The adjustable loop allows the surgeon some freedom in terms of the length of the femoral socket, eliminates the need for bothersome intraoperative calculations for selecting loop length, ensures that the socket is completely filled with graft, and provides the possibility of tensioning the graft even after graft fixation.

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What type of insight would you like to leave? This innovation eliminates the need to retrieve shortening strands from the joint and allows the surgeon to pull in-line with graft advancement. This increases the possibility that the button may not flip even after passing through the lateral femoral cortex.


A review of current concepts Anatomic landmarks utilized for physeal-sparing, anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Thank you for your patience. Journal List Arthrosc Tech v. Iliotibial Band Tenodesis File Type: Share Contact Feedback Quote or Evaluation.

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We will review your message shortly after it is submitted and if approved it will appear on the product page. This indicates the flip distance, that is, the point at which the button has completely passed through the femoral guide pin hole tightropd is ready for flipping. We have found no difficulty in visualizing the whole socket and the guide pin hole with the arthroscope, as well as the passage of the button and arthres graft through the socket. Its tip is engaged in the depression located on the side of the free end of the button, and a controlled push is then applied on the button with its help, until the button has passed completely through the femoral cortical bone bridge, as visualized arthroscopically.

Another mark is al on the graft, with measurement from its femoral end, equal to the length of the femoral socket. Graft fixation with the TightRope RT is a recent technique, and complications with this technique have not yet been reported.

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The guide pin engages adequately in the depression present on the end of the button. After reviewing the cart details, click the “Submit Request” button to finalize and submit your request. For example, in our experience, sometimes the button of the TightRope RT may not flip, may become jammed inside the femoral canal, or may flip in the substance of the vastus lateralis.


Adthrex try again, or tightrop refreshing the page. Potential pitfall of the Endobutton. Minor Outlying Islands U. Technique The sockets are made and graft is prepared and looped with the Tight Rope RT as described in the literature. The authors report that they have no conflicts of interest in the authorship and publication of this article. Because the loop is long, the graft has not yet entered into the joint. Arthroscopic view of lateral wall of femoral intercondylar notch of right knee, showing femoral socket end-on.

The loop of the TightRope Tightrrope is lying in the femoral socket. A mark is made on the loop equal to the femoral intraosseous distance, avl from the distal tip of the button with the button held parallel to the loop i.

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A guide pin is introduced through the anteromedial portal parallel to the socket and pin hole. Click here to view.