The TightRope is a device for fixing an ACL graft which offers the advantage of complete filling of short femoral tunnels.

single-bundle ACL graft
ACL reconstruction with suspensory TightRope fixation.

A case study with two-year follow-up of an adult patient whose ACL tear was managed with repair and internal brace augmentation.



Self-flip Technique of the TightRope RT Button for Soft-Tissue Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Harato K, Yasuo Niki Y, Toyoda T, Kamata Y, Masumoto K, Otani T and Suda Y. Arthrosc Tech. 2016 Apr; 5(2): e391–e395.

Adjustable- Versus Fixed-Loop Devices for Femoral Fixation in ACL Reconstruction: An In Vitro Full-Construct Biomechanical Study of Surgical Technique-Based Tibial Fixation and Graft Preparation.. Smith PA, Piepenbrink M, Smith SK, Bachmaier S, Bedi A and Wijdicks CA. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Apr; 6(4): 2325967118768743.

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