Biosteon is a synthetic calcium composite technology used for interference screws in the reconstruction of anterior and posterior ligaments and suture anchors for rotator cuff repairs.
• Improved strength retention
• More than 17 years of proven clinical success
• Over 100,000 distributed worldwide
Biosteon was introduced in 2001 and produced through a proprietary moulding technology, which delivers a suspension of osteoconductive particles of calcium hydroxyapatite in a poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) matrix – to improve strength retention, bone-bonding potential and pH buffering in the graft healing period.
Biosteon has the longest clinical follow-up of all calcium-based composite materials now entering the market.1 All Biosteon products are distributed exclusively through Stryker®.