05849004 is referenced by 295 patents and cites 48 patents.

A surgical anchor useful in the repair or replacement of ligaments and/or tendons to associated human bone structure including an insert formed from a material that is biocompatible with human bone tissue and a series of fasteners carried by and which promote securement of the insert within the bone tissue. Each fastener carried by the insert is movable between retracted and extended positions. The surgical anchor furthermore includes a mechanism arranged in operable combination with and for positively moving the fasteners in either direction between their retracted and extended positions. The fasteners are preferably movable endwise relative to the insert.

Title
Surgical anchor
Application Number
8/683662
Publication Number
5849004
Application Date
July 17, 1996
Publication Date
December 15, 1998
Inventor
Dale G Bramlet
2044 Brightwaters Blvd., St. Petersburg, 33704
FL, US
Agent
Kenyon & Kenyon
IPC
A61B 17/04
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