SmartRelease® Lower Extremity System

Endoscopic Soft Tissue Release System

SmartRelease® Lower Extremity System

NOTE: The SmartRelease® Lower Extremity System is not yet CE approved.

  1. Designed for transecting the transverse carpal ligament and fascia of the cubital tunnel, recession of the plantar fascia, and gastrocnemius aponeurosis.
  2. Onyx™ Low Profile Disposable Blade Assembly
  3. 2.9mm Eyepiece Autoclavable Endoscope — Connects to a standard camera coupler.
  4. Aluminum, pistol-grip handpiece — Turn-latch on top of the instrument allows blade assembly to be rotated for right- or left-hand surgery and locks the blade in any position along the rotation axis.
  • Minimally invasive, single-portal technique.
  • Easy to learn, simple to use.
  • Endoscopic Surgery is highly effective and has been used for more than 20 years. Generally, it results in less post-operative pain, a minimal scar, and allows patients to resume normal activities in a short period of time.1,2,3
  • Complete set of custom instrumentation.
  • Surgical protocol developed and tested by a panel of surgeons.

  1. “A.C.C Chou et al. Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy Improves Early Postoperative Results: A Retrospective Comparison of Outcomes After Endoscopic Versus Open Plantar Fasciotomy. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery. 2016; 55:9-15.
  2. “Tomczak, R. L. & Haverstock, B. D. A retrospective comparison of endoscopic plantar fasciotomy to open plantar fasciotomy with heel spur resection
  3. Thevendran G, Howe LB, Kaliyaperumal K, Fang C. Endoscopic gastrocnemius recession procedure using a single portal technique: a prospective study of fty four consecutive patients. Int Orthop. 2015 Jun;39(6):1099-107.

Reference document: LIT-EPFR-EGR-SALES REV B

SmartRelease Endoscopic Plantar Fascia Release Surgical Technique
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SmartRelease Endoscopic Gastrocnemius Recession Surgical Technique
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SmartRelease® Lower Extremity Cleaning & Sterilization information
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