FDA Clears ArthroCare® SpeedLock® HIP Knotless Fixation Implant

ArthroCare® Corp. has received clearance from the U.S. FDA for its SpeedLock® HIP Knotless Fixation implant.

SpeedLock HIP is a PEEK (polyether-etherketone) implant that is indicated for soft tissue fixation to bone in the hip. Primarily used in acetabular labral reattachment and hip capsular repair, the implant is designed to provide a precise and stable construct with a streamlined technique.

SpeedLock HIP complements ArthroCare’s line of Coblation® wands and suturing technologies to provide a portfolio of enabling surgical tools for hip arthroscopy.

Now, if you want to know more about the SpeedLock device, then join the club. Talk about a press release that tells you so little it’s barely worth covering!  How does it work? What does it look like? Can I buy it?

Source: ArthroCare, Inc., Business Wire