LONDON, July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Smith+Nephew (LSE: SN) (NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology company, today announces a robust line-up featuring several of its advanced joint repair solutions and a wide array of educational activities during the 2022 American Orthopaedic Society for Sport Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting being held in Colorado Springs July 13-17. These include:
The REGENETEN◊ Bioinductive Implant
With the potential to address approximately 17 million people with rotator cuff disease in the US1, the REGENETEN implant provides a patient centric treatment that supports the body’s natural healing response required to facilitate healing of rotator cuff tears.2-6 With 20+ publications7 to its name, among the most in its category, the REGENETEN implant has been shown in early studies to disrupt disease progression3-5,8, expedite return to normal activity8 and potentially reduce re-tears.9,10 The REGENETEN implant is part of Smith+Nephew’s comprehensive Advanced Healing Solutions portfolio – redefining biological healing in rotator cuff repair along with expanded applications for Gluteus Medius and Achilles tears.*
Reimagine Reconstruction: Knee Ligament Solutions
Smith+Nephew recently introduced the Reimagine Reconstruction portfolio of solutions to address the full spectrum of ligament pathologies and frequently occurring knee injuries. The portfolio aligns high-quality products with innovative techniques developed in collaboration with leading global experts and builds upon Smith+Nephew’s trusted legacy of data-driven technologies.
CAP-FIX◊ Suture Passer: Designed Specifically for Hip Capsular Repair
The CAP-FIX Suture Passer expands on Smith+Nephew’s capsular management portfolio. CAP-FIX passes suture through the hip capsule and is optimized to make the capsular closure procedure more streamlined compared to suture shuttling.11 The CAP-FIX Suture Passer joins an innovative portfolio of flagship hip preservation products that encourage surgeons to “Go Beyond the Repair” for hip repair solutions.
Live Surgery Demo/Mobile Lab: Massive Rotator Cuff Repair Using a Biologic Implant
Expert sports medicine surgeons will demonstrate the use of Smith+Nephew’s HEALICOIL◊ KNOTLESS Suture Anchors with the REGENETEN Bioinductive implant in the repair of a massive rotator cuff tear.
WHEN: Friday, July 15th (12:00 – 1:00pm) in the OLC Mobile Lab, housed on the AOSSM Exhibit floor.
Virtual Reality Experience: HCT Repair Using the NOVOSTITCH◊ PRO Meniscal Repair System
Smith+Nephew will host a first-ever Virtual Reality Experience designed to aid procedure learning featuring NOVOSTITCH PRO for horizontal cleavage tear repair.
WHEN: Thursday, July 14th (10:00 – 10:45am) in the Smith+Nephew Booth, #201
Keystone Theatre Presentations
- Meniscal Ramp and Root Tears and The Torn Ligaments They Hide Behind
A case-based discussion by expert faculty explore the often missed tears and how they affect ligament reconstruction outcomes.
WHEN: Thursday, July 14th (11:55 -12:25pm) in Exhibit Hall Mountainside
- How Lateral Extra-articular Tenodesis (LET) Techniques Can Improve ACL Reconstruction Outcomes
An examination of various approaches and pearls of LET and a discussion on evidence based outcomes in ACL-R.
WHEN: Thursday, July 14th (12:40 –1:10pm) in Exhibit Hall Mountainside
- Innovation in Gluteus Medius Repair with Advanced Healing Solutions
Expert faculty panel discussion on the use of REGENETEN◊, a bioinductive implant, in gluteus medius repair.
WHEN: Saturday, July 16th (10:10 –10:40am) in Exhibit Hall Mountainside
- Yamaguchi K, Konstantino D, Middleton W et al. The Demographic and Morphological Features of Rotator Cuff Disease: A Comparison of Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Shoulders. J Bone & Joint Surgery. 2006 Aug; 88(8): 1699-1704
- Van Kampen C, Arnoczky, S, Parks, P, et al. Tissue-engineered augmentation of a rotator cuff tendon using a reconstituted collagen scaffold: A histological evaluation in sheep. MLTJ. 2013;3(3):229235
- Bokor DJ, Sonnabend D, Deady L, et al. Evidence of healing of partial-thickness rotator cuff tears following arthroscopic augmentation with a collagen implant: a 2-year MRI follow-up. Muscles, Ligaments Tendons J 2016;6(1):16-25.
- Schlegel TF, Abrams JS, Bushnell BD, Brock JL, Ho CP. Radiologic and clinical evaluation of a bioabsorbable collagen implant to treat partial-thickness tears: a prospective multicenter study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 27(2):242-251
- Bokor DJ, Sonnabend DH, Deady L, et al. Healing of partial-thickness rotator cuff tears following arthroscopic augmentation with a highly porous collagen implant: a 5-year clinical and MRI follow-up. Muscles, Ligaments Tendons J 2019;9(3):338-347.
- McElvany MD, McGoldrick E, Gee AO, Neradilek MB, Matsen FA, 3rd. Rotator cuff repair: published evidence on factors associated with repair integrity and clinical outcome. Am J Sports Med. 2015;43(2):491-500.
- Smith + Nephew internal data on file. June 2022.
- McIntyre L, Bishai SK, Brown PB, Bushnell BD, Trenhaile SW. Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Use of a Bioabsorbable Collagen Implant to Treat Partial and Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears. Arthroscopy. 2019 35(8):2262-2271
- Bokor DJ, Sonnabend D, Deady L et al. Preliminary investigation of a biological augmentation of rotator cuff repairs using a collagen implant: a 2-year MRI follow-up. MLTJ. 2015;5(3):144-150
- Smith + Nephew 2019. An overview of the outcomes associated with the standard of care for the surgical treatment of rotator cuff tears. Internal Report EO/SPM/REGENETEN/005/v1.
- Smith+Nephew 2021. CAP-FIX Suture Passer Claims Testing Part 2 (Design Validation). Internal Report. 15011184 Rev A.
|*||The REGENETEN implant is currently approved for use in treating Gluteus Medius and Achilles tears only in the U.S.|
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