Labral Repair. Bankart and SLAP solutions.

The labrum lines the glenoid, creating a rim that deepens the glenoid cavity and aids in keeping the humeral head in the joint. Labral tears are commonly associated with dislocation of the shoulder. These tears are referred to as Bankart lesions and indicate a tear at the anterior to inferior portion of the labrum. A Reverse Bankart lesion refers to a posterior to inferior tear of the labrum. A SLAP tear is a tear of the superior portion of the labrum.

Labral tears can be treated with an arthroscopic repair that involves securing the labrum back to the glenoid and, if necessary, tightening the joint capsule. CONMED offers multiple anchor material options to complete these procedures.

Y-Knot® PRO Flex All-Suture Anchor

With it’s small size and innovative instrumentation, the Y-Knot® Flex System was designed to help achieve optimal anchor placement.


Y-Knot® Flex anchors provide up to 55% greater fixation strength than conventional 3.0mm press fit anchors, while removing up to 80% less bone.1 The curved and percutaneous delivery systems enable delivery around a curve and perpendicular placement for various procedures in numerous joint spaces. The Y-Knot® PRO Flex features cleatless suture release technology. This eliminates the need for uncleating sutures after implanting the anchor by providing a more efficient delivery system.


Y-Knot® PRO Flex is available with Hi-Fi® Ribbon and #2 suture.


Hi-Fi® Ribbon is a 1.3mm wide, flat, tie-able tape. It’s 2X wider than #2 suture for broader compression and increased tendon-to-bone interface. Ribbon is also 14% stronger than high-strength USP #2 suture(2) and provides smaller knot stacks than USP #2 suture.(3)

#2 Hi-Fi® Suture is a braided, non-absorbable suture for soft tissue repair designed to provide exceptional strength for knot tying while helping minimize tendon damage. CONMED’s #2 Hi-Fi® Suture was shown to reduce mean cutting rate by over 50% when compared to FiberWire and FiberTape, which were more abrasive on the suture-tendon interface and led to higher tendon tear-through.(4)


1 Data on file. White Paper. Summary of Peer Reviewed Literature: Fixation Strength Comparison of 1.3mm Y-Knot All-Suture Anchor to Other Glenoid Anchors in Cortical Bone. M2013360.
2 Data on file: PDD1494993.
3 Data on file: TR17-01219.
4 Deranlot J, Maurel N, Diop A, Nourissat G, et al. Abrasive Properties of Braided Polyblend Sutures in Cuff Tendon Repair: An in Vitro Biomechanical Study Exploring Regular and Tape Sutures. Arthroscopy 2014; 30:1569-73.

PopLok® Knotless Suture Anchor

The all-PEEK PopLok® Knotless Suture Anchors provide reliable and reproducible tendon-to-bone fixation. The anchor’s innovative design allows surgeons to adjust suture tension once the anchor is seated in the pilot hole, offering maximum flexibility. A unique suture locking mechanism traps suture within the anchor, resulting in dependable fixation that is less dependent upon bone quality.

The 3.5/4.5mm anchor design features wings that are deployed subcortically to provide secure fixation in the bone. The 2.8/3.3mm anchors provide strength and reliability for instability repairs.

PressFT™ and GENESYS PressFT™ Suture Anchor

For surgeons who need strong fixation in a small footprint, the PressFT Suture Anchors combine small size with exceptional strength. The implant comes single or double-loaded with Hi-Fi® suture and is available in PEEK or GENESYS biocomposite material. The versatile PressFT can be used for various procedures in several joint spaces.


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