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DYNACORD™ Suture is a high-strength orthopedic suture that is designed to minimize suture laxity in order to preserve consistent approximation while maintaining footprint compression.1,2
DYNACORD™ Suture is specifically designed to shorten when compression is lost, thereby minimizing gap formation.1,3
Axial contraction allows DYNACORD™ Suture to mitigate suture laxity, creep, knot slippage or the loss of compression due to load spikes*.1,4,5
Features & Benefits
Self-tensions When Compression Is Lost
DYNACORD™ is designed to preserve consistent tissue approximation while maintaining footprint compression.1,2
Increased knot security compared to the main Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) competitor suture tested.4
In an in-vivo ovine tendon repair model, DYNACORD™ Suture showed no strangulation nor necrosis of the tissue.3
High-strength & Permanent
DYNACORD™ is a permanent suture, providing comparable strength to traditional (UHMWPE) sutures tested.6
DYNACORD™ exhibits 28% less abrasiveness than the main competitive suture as measured in an ovine infraspinatus in-vitro test.7
*Animal and bench testing results may not necessarily be indicative of clinical performance
DePuy Synthes. Approximation Force Design Verification Report. Ref# 103394861.
Compression Study, Notebook 2017-14 p 45-50.
Favorito P. J., et al. Safety evaluation of a laxity-minimizing suture at 5 days and 6 weeks after repair of a sheep infraspinatus tendon. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2019 Jan;28(1):164-169.
DePuy Synthes. Results of Knot Security Evidence Generation Study. Notebook 2017-14, p.20-22.
DePuy Synthes. Results of Cycling Load Evidence Generation Study. Notebook 2017-06 page 86,89. Notebook 2017-11 page 19,51.
DePuy Synthes. Tensile Strength Evidence Generation Study. Study Report #103407084.
- DePuy Synthes. Tissue Abrasiveness Evidence Generation Study. Study Notebook 2017-14; p. 23-25.
For product details such as indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions please consult the IFU.
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