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A method and apparatus for repairing a tear in a knee meniscus of a patient utilizes a delivery device having a distal end dimensioned to extend into the interior of the patient's knee. A fastener is fitted within the distal end and is manipulated to extend toward the tear in the meniscus, and extended across the tear to close and bind the tear without passing out of the knee.

Title
Method and apparatus for repairing a tear in a knee meniscus
Application Number
7/336803
Publication Number
5059206
Application Date
April 12, 1989
Publication Date
October 22, 1991
Inventor
Thomas F Winters
1711 Venetian Way, Winter Park, 32789
FL, US
Agent
Duckworth Allen Dyer & Doppelt
IPC
A61B 17/04
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