Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Procedure
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Topic Title: Metal Anchors
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Created On: 03/17/2006 10:55 AM
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EMailOR

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Why you use metal anchor ”Fastin”instead of bioabsortive ”Spiralok” anchor.
 03/19/2006 10:54 AM
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DrMartin

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The metal anchors used in this surgery were stainless steel and they remain in place permanently. Absorbable anchors are also used and are made of polylactic acid and dissolve over one to two years. Choice of anchors is based manly on surgeon preference. thanks
scott
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