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Twistr™ Retrograde Reamer and CRUCIATE+ Instrument System
The TWISTR™ Retrograde Reamer ("Retroreamer") is a disposable outside-in retrograde reamer that consists of a drill pin with deployable blade and an outer sleeve with graduated markings. The TWISTR Retrograde Reamer can accommodate a range of diameters (6-12mm in half millimeter increments) in a single device. The outer sleeve is curcumferentially laser marked in 5 mm increments to assist in measuring tunnel depth.
Surgeons performing cruciate ligament reconstructions desire anatomic tunnel placement, which can be difficult to achieve with inside-out drilling techniques. The one-size-fits-all TWISTR Retrograde Reamer & Criciate + Instruments enable precision, outside-in tunnel drilling, while removing the need to hyper-flex the knee and reducing the risk of condylar damage during drilling.
Features & Benefits
'One-Size-Fits-All' Reaming Combined with Precision Aiming
- Adjusts to drill 6-12mm bone sockets, including half-sizes
- Simplifies inventory management
- Improves procedural convenience
- Reduces cost in cases where multiple reamer sizes are needed
- Accurately drills tunnels and bone socket for anatomic reconstructions1
1. Mitek Sports Medicine Knee Instrument Divergence Test, Protocol 103247907 & Report 103257492. Compared to Arthrex RetroConstruction™ Instrumentation and Smith & Nephew Acufex™ Director™
The TWISTR Retrograde Reamer is intended for general surgical use during orthopedic procedures.
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