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Methods and apparatuses are described for attaching tendons, ligaments, or other tissue to bone, which includes the use of adjustable head members positioned along filament members. Also disclosed are methods and apparatuses for mending breaks in tissue such as skin or meniscal layers tissue such as skin or meniscal layers skin by use of similar elements.

Title
Method and apparatus for re-approximating tissue
Application Number
7/609886
Publication Number
5372146
Application Date
November 6, 1990
Publication Date
December 13, 1994
Inventor
Thomas P Branch
655 Greystone Park, Atlanta, 30324
GA, US
Agent
Jones Askew & Lunsford
IPC
B65D 63/00
A61B 19/00
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