ACL TIGHTROPE ARTHREX PDF


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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Shareable link tightrops and paste to share: Thank you for your patience. 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.

We have experienced this twice in our practice. This innovation eliminates the need to retrieve shortening strands from the joint and allows the surgeon to pull in-line with graft advancement. The adjustable graft loop allows the surgeon some freedom in terms arrhrex 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 tivhtrope graft fixation.

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The viewing portal is the anterolateral portal. After reviewing the cart details, click the “Submit Request” button to finalize and submit your request. GraftLink All-Inside ACL adjustable loop one size loop adjustable button suspensory fixation socket fill short socket.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. You have 0 items in your cart. Support Center Support Center. Click here to login. The guide pin engages adequately in the depression present on the end of the button.

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Iliotibial Band Tenodesis File Type: Get more help on how to request a quote or surgical evaluation. The button is then pushed gently or tapped slowly through the pinhole with the help of this guide pin Fig 2Video 1. Second-generation, no-incision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Under arthroscopic vision, a 2. In our experience with the TightRope RT, the button became jammed in the femoral guide pin hole in 1 of our patients.

Using a single hamstring tendon looped between 2 ACL TightRope implants allows for simplified graft passing and tensioning from the femoral and tibial side in any degree of flexion.

As the button reaches the guide pin hole, resistance is felt. Hide Details Hide Thumbnails. There was an error retrieving the content. A controlled push is then applied on the button with the help of this pin, as viewed from the anterolateral portal for a right knee joint.

Both of these complications can lead to late graft loosening.

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Intra-articular detachment of the Endobutton more than 18 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. We visualize the TightRope RT button in the femoral socket and guide pin hole with the arthroscope during its passage.

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What do you need? When you are ready to submit your request, simply click the “View Cart” qrthrex 5 or alternatively the “Cart Overview” button 4. Asheesh Bedi, MD Share. This would subsequently result in postoperative graft loosening and failure of reconstruction.

Received Jan 27; Accepted Mar The loop of the TightRope RT is lying in the femoral socket. The guide pin is then withdrawn, the graft is pulled from the tibial end, arfhrex the button becomes seated at the femoral cortex.

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Direct arthroscopic visualization of TightRope RT button in femoral socket. Please try again, or try refreshing the page.

The sockets are made and graft is prepared and looped with the Tight Rope Scl as described in the literature. By use of this suture, the TightRope RT passing sutures are passed through the tibial tunnel and then through the femoral socket and brought out laterally.

The only precaution that needs to be kept in mind is to prevent widening of the femoral guide pin tightripe or breaking of the cortical bone bridge by the guide pin by an uncontrolled push.

At this crucial juncture, no further pulling force is artbrex. We have found that the direct and controlled push on the button until the feeling of giving way occurred was an easier, safer, and sure way to seat the button on the femoral cortex compared with the pull. Footnotes The authors report that they have no conflicts of interest in the authorship and publication of this article.

Arthrex – ACL Reconstruction with ACL TightRope® DB

Please fill out all the information before tightrppe. The guide pin is introduced through the anteromedial portal, inserted at the femoral footprint of the anterior cruciate ligament, and brought out through the lateral qcl. Published by Elsevier Inc.

However, in our patients, we have experienced some of the complications with the TightRope RT that have earlier been described in the literature for the EndoButton, such as jamming in the femoral tunnel and soft-tissue interposition. All-inside anterior cruciate ligament graft-link technique: