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An enhanced knotless suture anchor assembly having a snag element or recess attached to, or formed in, an anchor assembly, for capturing a looped section of the suture element for enhanced knotless surgical soft tissue reattachment to bone.

Title
Captured-loop knotless suture anchor assembly
Application Number
8/792738
Publication Number
5709708
Application Date
January 31, 1997
Publication Date
January 20, 1998
Inventor
Raymond Thal
11321 Bright Pond La., Reston, 22094
VA, US
Agent
Hoffman Wasson & Gitler
IPC
A61B 17/04
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