CoNextions announced treatment of the first patient with the Coronet™ Soft Tissue Fixation System, in a Kidner procedure. Kidner is the most common surgical treatment for a painful accessory navicular bone that causes foot/tendon pain. Product launch is underway throughout the U.S.
Coronet, which received FDA 510(k) clearance in 1Q20, is a tenodesis device intended for the fixation of soft tissue and tendon to bone. During the Kidner procedure, a surgeon detaches the posterior tibial tendon from the bone and removes the pain-causing bone from the foot. The posterior tibial tendon is then reattached to the navicular bone and secured with the Coronet.
The Coronet's design offers an alternative to conventional suture modalities. Its delivery system supports simultaneous placement of the implant in the bone and soft tissue, and provides a knotless repair.