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JuggerStitch™ Meniscal Repair Device

Dr. Lawhorn developed a new Meniscal repair system that was FDA approved over a year ago. It is proving to be an exciting advancement in arthroscopic meniscal repair. The implant is novel in that it is knotless and all suture with improved biomechanical properties compared to the traditional devices that use rigid plastic anchors and suture knots. More than 21,000 implants were used worldwide in the first year despite COVID. Read more

Meniscal Preservation Conference in Bologna, Italy

Dr. Lawhorn gave a lecture on meniscal root repair at the Meniscal Preservation Conference in Bologna, Italy.

Published book chapters

  1. Lawhorn, KW and Howell, SM: Chapter 69: Femoral EZLoc Fixation: Rationale and Technique. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science, 2nd Edition, Prodromos ed, Elsevier, 2017
  2. Lawhorn, KW and Howell, SM : Chapter 79: Tibial WasherLoc Fixation: Optimizing Tibial Fixation. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science, 2nd Edition, Prodromos ed, Elsevier, 2017

Dr. Keith Lawhorn and Biomet Sports Medicine have developed a new device to repair torn meniscus (cartilage) in the knee

Dr. Keith Lawhorn and Biomet Sports Medicine have developed a new device to repair torn meniscus (cartilage) in the knee. This new device, Maxfire MarXmen is an arthroscopic meniscal repair system enabling the surgeon to repair torn cartilage in the knee using only a small hole in the skin and joint. This device allows surgeons to sew the meniscus tear together using a knotless all-suture repair device.

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