EasyWhip™ is a specialty suturing needle designed to improve graft stitching in orthopedic reconstruction surgeries by providing the user with benefits of ease of use, speed, stability, and versatility. For patients, improved stitching can reduce the chance of graft failure and lead to successful surgical outcomes.
Needle Material: 304 Stainless Steel
Suture Material: Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), braided, coreless
Suture Size: #2
Applicable Procedures: ACL Reconstruction, Achilles Tendon Repair, Distal Biceps Tenodesis Repair, Foot Tendon Transfer
The EasyWhip™ benefits are summarized in this video:
While there are currently several stitching options available, they have drawbacks:
The pros and cons of the current stitching options are summarized in this video:
The EasyWhip™ benefits:
This training animation shows how EasyWhip™ is used:
How can a stitching needle like EasyWhip™ help improve outcomes?
- Erickson, B. J., Cvetanovich, G. L., Frank, R. M., Riff, A. J., & Bach Jr, B. R. (2017). Revision ACL reconstruction: a critical analysis review. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Reviews, 5(6), e1.
- Hahn, J. M., İnceoğlu, S., & Wongworawat, M. D. (2014). Biomechanical comparison of Krackow locking stitch versus nonlocking loop stitch with varying number of throws. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 42(12), 3003-3008.