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Division: Mitek Sports Medicine
Category: Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

The BIOCRYL® Interference screw is provides secure fixation for cruciate ligament reconstruction procedures. The screw is comprised of 30% osteoconductive β-TCP and 70% Poly-L-Lactide (PLLA) polymer.


Intended Use

The Interference Screw is intended for attachment of soft tissue grafts or bone-tendon grafts to the tibia and/or femur during cruciate ligament reconstruction procedures. 


Features & Benefits


Features Benefits
BioComposite Comprised of 70% PLLA/30% β-TCP  Resorbable Biocomposite of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (PLLA) and Osteoconductive β-TriCalcium Phosphate (β-TCP).
Micro Particle Dispersion (MPD)Technology  MPD is a unique and proprietary process used in manufacturing Mitek Biocomposite Screws. It ensures a homogenous blend of resorbable PLLA polymer and osteoconductive β-TCP. A homogenous blend of both materials reduces stress risers and ensures osteoconductive β-TCP is in contact with bone once implanted.
Radiopaque  β-TCP enables the implant to be visible on x-ray
Chamfered screw hub  Provides a fully threaded screw with atraumatic tissue fixation
Cannulated  Cannulated for 1.1 mm Diameter Guidewires
Variety of size options  Screws are available in diameters from 7 to 11 mm and lengths from 23 to 30 mm.
Compatible Instrumentation  Guidewires, Tunnel Notcher, Starter Tap, Modular Driver handle and length specific Driver Shafts


Please refer to the surgical technique guide or package inserts if included for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative .
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