Chicago Pre-test

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Chicago Pre-test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____ is the name of Arthrex's single row, knotless technique with fibertape.
  • 2. 
    The Speedbridge Knotless technique for repair of a rotator cuff tear may include a fully threaded, twist-in anchor named ______________ combined with Fibertape
  • 3. 
    What is a advantage of a Rip Stop technique for Rotator Cuff repair?
    • A. 

      May improve load to failure when poor tissue quality is present

    • B. 

      Prevents the anchor from pulling out post implantation

    • C. 

      Eliminates torque when inserting an anchor into hard bone

    • D. 

      Allows the surgeon to reduce retracted tissue easier than traditional technique

  • 4. 
    Select Arthrex's all PEEK push-in knotless anchor from the list below.
    • A. 

      Corkscrew FT

    • B. 

      Swivelock

    • C. 

      Pushlock

    • D. 

      SutureTak

  • 5. 
    The smooth, no inner-core design provides Ultratape with the following advantage(s) (also highlighted in the Ultratape brochure). 
    • A. 

      Lower and more evenly distributed level of pressure on tissue

    • B. 

      Increase tendon-to-bone contact

    • C. 

      Reduced tissue cut-through in poor quality tendon tissue

    • D. 

      Lower risk of suture slippage post implantation

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

    • F. 

      All of the Above

  • 6. 
    Ultratape contains ______ less material than Fibertape, so there's considerably less material to pass through tissue.
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      48%

    • C. 

      60%

    • D. 

      58%

  • 7. 
    Ultratape provides a ______ increase in tendon-to-bone contact than traditional #2 suture. 
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 8. 
    Healicoil has _____ less material than traditional solid body anchors.
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 9. 
    What is the chemical make up for the Healicoil Regenesorb?
    • A. 

      20 B-TCP, 15% Calcium Sulfate, 65% PLGA

    • B. 

      15% B-TCP, 20% Calcium Sulfate, 65% PLGA

    • C. 

      15% B-TCP, 20% HA, 65% PLGA

    • D. 

      30% B-TCP, 20% Calcium Sulfate, 50% PLGA

  • 10. 
    Healicoil's open architecture allows blood and bone marrow to enter the implant, resulting in bony ingrowth in ______ weeks.
    • A. 

      24 Months

    • B. 

      12 Weeks

    • C. 

      24 Weeks

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The _______ in REGENESORB helps to maintain mechanical strength and dictates the absorption rate of the other two materials.
    • A. 

      PLGA

    • B. 

      HA

    • C. 

      B-TCP

    • D. 

      Calcium Sulfate

  • 12. 
    The Calcium Sulfate and Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate are _____ materials.
    • A. 

      Osteoconductive

    • B. 

      Osteoinductive

    • C. 

      Osteogenic

    • D. 

      Osteopromotive

  • 13. 
    In Pre-clinical studies Regensorb material is replaced by bone within ______.
    • A. 

      12 Months

    • B. 

      12 Weeks

    • C. 

      24 Months

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 14. 
    The _______ provides a scaffold for cellular attachment and new bone formation over an 18 month period in Regenesorb material
    • A. 

      HA

    • B. 

      PLGA

    • C. 

      B-TCP

    • D. 

      Calcium Sulfate

  • 15. 
    The inner plug in the FOOTPRINT anchor provides the following benefit(s).
    • A. 

      Suture security is not dependent on bone quality

    • B. 

      Strong pull-out strength

    • C. 

      Ability to tension/re-tension suture after anchor implantation

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 16. 
    Truepass ST is only available with the self capturing feature
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The benefits of offering Firstpass ST as a pre-loaded, sterile packaged suture passer include?
    • A. 

      Eliminates the time and inconvenience of reusable instruments sterilization

    • B. 

      Safer because needle loading and unloading are not required

    • C. 

      Superior strength and reliability

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    The Firstpass ST allows for tissue manipulation and suture passage through cuff tissue up to ______ in thickness and ______ in bite depth. 
    • A. 

      8mm, 16.5mm

    • B. 

      10mm, 20mm

    • C. 

      10mm, 18mm

    • D. 

      8mm, 16mm

  • 19. 
    Firstpass ST has the ability to pass which type of suture?
    • A. 

      MAGNUMWIRE

    • B. 

      ULTRABRAID

    • C. 

      ULTRATAPE

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    The high fixation strength of the Footprint ultra anchor is provided by which of the following? 
    • A. 

      The inner plug design

    • B. 

      Offset Barb Geometry

    • C. 

      Distal tapping and proximal locking threads

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 21. 
    What is the length of the MultiFix S anchor after it is deployed?
    • A. 

      20mm

    • B. 

      28mm

    • C. 

      22mm

    • D. 

      29mm

  • 22. 
    The self-punching tip on the MultiFix-S is made of the material?
    • A. 

      Titanium

    • B. 

      Stainless Steel

    • C. 

      PEEK

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 23. 
    When the MultiFix S anchor is implanted properly, how many millimeters below the bone surface will it reside?
    • A. 

      1mm

    • B. 

      2mm

    • C. 

      5mm

    • D. 

      3mm

  • 24. 
    The MultiFix-S has a suture lock feature that limits suture slippage
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Animal studies have shown that healthy tendons treated with Topaz have sustained a controlled inflammatory response which resolves to normal tendon structure within _______.
    • A. 

      30 Days

    • B. 

      60 Days

    • C. 

      12 Weeks

    • D. 

      90 Days

  • 26. 
    It is recommended that the Topaz wand is applied in and around targeted tissue around _____ durations, a ______ apart to form a grid-like pattern.
    • A. 

      Half-second, Quarter inch

    • B. 

      Half Second, Half inch

    • C. 

      1 Second, 10 millimeters

    • D. 

      1 second, 3 millimeters

  • 27. 
    The Topaz procedure is a minimally invasive option for tendons and ligaments
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False