Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches The...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches The Footprint PK Suture Anchor For Shoulder Repair

There are 3 comments on the MediLexicon story from Apr 27, 2008, titled Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches The Footprint PK Suture Anchor For Shoulder Repair. In it, MediLexicon reports that:

“In designing the FOOTPRINT PK Suture Anchor, our engineers listened to the concerns of surgeons who want to preserve healthy tissue, achieve optimal fixation and help their patients resume the activities they enjoy”

IT / Internet / E-mail Article Date: 27 Apr 2008 Smith & Nephew's Endoscopy Division announced the launch of the FOOTPRINT PK Suture Anchor, a system used to attach rotator cuff tissue to bone in the shoulder. via MediLexicon

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MitekJoe

El Cajon, CA

#1 May 20, 2008
Saw these in surgery the other day, HORRIBLE! The case took about 3 hours longer than normal.
Bill Gotajohnson

AOL

#2 Jul 22, 2008
Joe,
Those were the arthrex anchors you saw in that case....pay attention
Jen

Brooklyn, NY

#4 Jul 6, 2013
It is best to test this product first thoroughly before they are approved because of the numerous complaints that patients have filed against the other products of the said company. I have read articles online and at http://www.smithandnephewhiplawsuit.com/ which pointed out several problems with the R3 metal liner of Smith & Nephew.

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