Frozen Tendons & Ligaments Supplier
At Lindare Medical we can supply a number of various external Frozen Tendon and Ligaments to both the NHS and Private Hospital Sectors across the UK.
Recent clinical data has suggested that ACL Reconstruction through the use of external soft tissue allografts can get the same outcome for patients (both old or young!) than if the surgeon was to harvest graft directly from the patient, this in turn has saved time, trouble and invasiveness for both the surgeon and patient. All our tendons are available in a variety of different sizes either as a single strand, double strand, pre-shaped or double bundle and are shipped on a same-day delivery service to ensure they stay fresh for procedure day.
The Semitendinosus Frozen Tendon is commonly used for Tendon Reconstruction procedures utilised for procedure such as Ankle Stabilisation, Collateral Ligament Repair, Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Acromioclavicular Joint and Biceps Rupture.
The Gracilis Frozen Tendon is most commonly used for Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and is available in a range of different sizes to suit all patient requirements.
Anterior Tibialis Tendon
The Anterior Frozen Tibialis is a common surgical application for the reconstruction of knee, ankle, wrist or the shoulder ligament. It is stored in a container which is -40°C or colder to ensure it stays fresh ready for procedure date.
The Tibialis Frozen Tendon is available in a range of different diameter sizes and is most commonly used in procedures for either Anterior or Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
The Achilles Frozen Tendon (aka heel cord) is most commonly used for Ankle Stabilisation, Achilles Tendon Repair and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. It can be trimmed to accommodate physicians surgical procedure and can used for multi-ligament surgery.
The Patella Frozen Ligament is most commonly used fro Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction and Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction and offers the patient a less invasive, more timely procedure.
Lindare Medical are not the stock holders, we simply arrange through our supplier for delivery to be arranged.
The Tendons are delivered packed in dry ice either on a pre 9.00 the morning of the procedure of late afternoon the day before.
If the Tendon is not used the packaging must not be opened as it will start to thaw.
Collection can be arranged same day and the tendon put back in storage for the hospital if required.
Once the order for a Tendon has been placed and it is delivered, it then becomes the property of the recipient and they will be invoiced regardless of cancellation of procedure.