One complete system for multiple applications.
Allowing the physician to address multiple surgical procedures, the Piton® can be used in hard and soft bone. Single and double row repairs can now be addressed entirely without cumbersome knot tying using simple or mattress suturing technique.
The 3.5mm Piton® Knotless Fixation Implant is intended for fixation of soft tissue to bone in the following applications:
Shoulder: Rotator Cuff Repair, Bankart Repair, SLAP Lesion Repair, Biceps Tenodesis, Acromio-Clavicular Separation Repair, Deltoid Repair, Capsular Shift or Capsulabral Reconstruction
Foot/Ankle: Lateral Stabilization, Medial Stabilization, Achilles Tendon Repair, Hallux Valgus Reconstruction, Mid-foot Reconstruction, Metatarsal Ligament Repair
Knee: Medial Collateral Ligament Repair, Lateral Collateral Ligament Repair, Patellar Tendon Repair, Posterior Oblique Ligament Repair, Illiotibial Band Tenodesis
Hand/Wrist: Scapholunate Ligament Reconstruction, Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction, Radial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow: Biceps Tendon Reattachment, Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction, Radial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
Pelvis: Bladder Neck Suspension for female urinary incontinence due to urethral hypermobility or intrinsic sphincter deficiency
Features & Benefits
- Tornier is defining Sports Medicine
Elegant Simplicity, Unprecedented Results
Designed to make surgery as simple as possible without sacrificing the strength and precision patients need for fast and smooth recovery, the Piton® Knotless Fixation Implant is an excellent choice for use in both hard and soft bone conditions. This secure, knotless tool gives the surgeon complete control during single and double row repairs with no punching, tapping, or pre-drilling required.
- The Piton
Piton (pronounced pee’-ton)
a metal spike that is driven into a crack or seam in rock with a hammer, which acts as an anchor to protect the climber against a fall or to aid in climbing.
- Knotless Fixation Implant:
Completely eliminates knot tying
Direct insertion; requires no tapping, punching, or pre-drilling
Sutures can be independently adjusted and tensioned, even after instrument removal
Excellent for both single row or double row repairs
“The Piton® Anchor is a truly exciting new product which allows for reproducible soft tissue fixation. The ability to re-tension the individual suture strands after placement is an outstanding feature which will improve results for surgeons of all arthroscopic experience levels.”
— DAVID DINES, M.D.
“The Piton® is not evolutionary... it’s revolutionary!”
— GARY M. GARTSMAN, M.D.
“The Piton® is obviously a major advancement with its ease of insertion and unique suture management features. It is great for dual row fixation, biceps tenodesis, and can also be used as a standalone anchor in smaller tears.”
— WAYNE “BUZ” BURKHEAD, M.D.