Smith & Nephew

31 January 2019

The following technique guide was prepared under the guidance of James R. Robinson, MB, BS, MRCS, FRCS (Orth), MS and Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD. Created under close collaboration with the surgeons, it contains a summary of medical techniques and opinions based upon their training and expertise in the field, along with their knowledge of Smith & Nephew’s products. Smith & Nephew does not provide medical advice and recommends that surgeons exercise their own professional judgement when determining a patient’s course of treatment. This guide is presented for educational purposes only. Prior to performing this technique, or utilising any product referenced herein, please conduct a thorough review of each product’s indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and instructions as detailed in the Instructions for Use provided with the individual components.