Shoulder Suture Passer System
Medacta FastShuttle System - Shoulder has been designed to manage sutures in arthroscopic shoulder procedures for rotator cuff repair.
The system combines a disposable and sterile Nitinol needle with a reusable grasper.
Two different FastShuttle Suture Passer configurations are available.
The instrument is compatible with the Ø8.5 mm Medacta Cannula System.
Working Length 170 mm
The suture passer and retriever configuration allows to pull out the suture from the same arthroscopic portal used to previously stitch the suture.
WL 170 mm
Suture to be disengaged from the grasping jaw and retrieved from an additional arthroscopic portal with a grasper.
UPWARDS CURVED TIP
The tip of the needle has a hook-shape design to engage the preloaded suture and guide it through the soft tissue once the back handle is squeezed.
Stage 1: soft tissue locking within the grasping jaws
Stage 2: needle advancement through soft tissue