In vitro comparison of standard and Knotless metal suture anchors.

  title={In vitro comparison of standard and Knotless metal suture anchors.},
  author={Matthias A. Zumstein and Hilaire A. C. Jacob and Alberto Giuseppe Schneeberger},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={20 5},
PURPOSE Clinical experience after failed Knotless suture anchor (Mitek, Westwood, MA) fixations suggested that the Knotless anchor provides considerably less fixation stability than a standard metal anchor. The purpose of this study was to analyze soft tissue fixation to bone comparing a standard and a Knotless metal suture anchor. TYPE OF STUDY In vitro study. METHODS The Mitek GII and Mitek Knotless suture anchors were tested on 7 human cadaveric fresh-frozen glenoids. The anchors were… CONTINUE READING


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