JuggerKnot® Soft Anchor 1.5mm

All-Suture Technology

Zimmer Biomet revolutionised soft tissue fixation in Sports Medicine with the introduction of the JuggerKnot® anchor platform in 2009 with the 1.4mm JuggerKnot. This award winning 100% suture based anchor system has quickly evolved into a family of anchors that offers the widest range of options for a multitude of different procedures.

  • Clinical Results: 1 study, performed with the 1.4mm anchor, demonstrated clinically improved patient outcomes and fibrous tissue complete bony healing or combined fibro-osseous healing in the anchor tunnel1
  • Versatile: Gain access to a  robust soft anchor system , which includes 7 different size offerings and size specific instrumentation
  • Strong: Strength is equal to or greater than some anchors 2 or 3 times larger2 and high pull-out strength ranging from 20-120 lbs., depending on size of anchor3,4

JuggerKnot Soft Anchor 1.5 mm

  • Most commonly utilised in the shoulder for labral tears
  • Designed with a #6 polyester sleeve and loaded with a #2 MaxBraid™ suture
  • 65 lbs. anchor pull-out strength in cortical bone2
  • Unique instrumentation includes:
    • Curved: 23˚ curvature allowing the ability to drill a hole perpendicular to bone surface at anchor site
    • Percutaneous: Allows anchor to be inserted into the skin through a 2.4mm diameter guide, minimising tissue trauma
    • Centring Sleeve: Assists with consistent anchor placement via the curved guide by centring anchor in the drill hole
  1. Agrawal, V, MD; Pietrzak, WS, Ph.D. Triple labrum tears repaired with JuggerKnot™ soft anchor: Technique and results. Int J of Shoulder Surg 2015;9:81-9.
  2. Barber FA, MD, Herbert MA, Ph.D. “Cyclic Loading Biomechanical Analysis of the Pullout Strengths of Rotator Cuff and Glenoid Anchors: 2013 Update.” Arthroscopy, 29(5), p832-844, April 2013
  3. Barber FA, MD, Herbert MA, Ph.D, Hapa O., MD, Rapley JA, MD, Barber CA, Bynum JA, MD, Hrnack SC, MD. “Biomechanical Analysis of Pullout Strengths of Rotator Cuff and Glenoid Anchors: 2011 Update.” Arthroscopy, 27(7), p895-905, July 2011
  4. Data on file at Biomet Sports Medicine. Test Reports, AT47B, AT47D, BSM4, BSM03. Bench test results are not necessarily indicative of clinical results.

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