Surgical Orthopedic Anchor Assembly

An item designed to be used to reattach soft tissue to the bone. It is a two-part unit consisting of a wire made of highly elastic nickel titanium alloy which locks the anchor in bone and a body of titanium alloy with a hole for suture attachment. The other part is non-sterile with a suture threader inserted through the hole in the anchor body which designates suture size. It may include a TRAY, STERILIZATION for holding anchors and instruments for storage and sterilization.

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