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An orthopedic flip-wing tissue retainer (2) comprises a flip-wing (7), tissue-retaining means (8) and a joint formed between the flip-wing (7) and the tissue-retaining means (8). The tissue retainer (2) is easily installed and used to anchor a biological tissue. The tissue retainer (2) can be used in combination with other devices to replace or repair a ligament or tendon in a joint. In particular, when used for ligament replacement, the tissue retainer (2) eliminates or at least minimizes the twisting that typically occurs during conventional surgery. In addition, the tension of the ligament graft can be precisely adjusted by using a tension-adjusting device (3 or 203) in combination with the flip-wing tissue retainer (2). The tension-adjusting device (203) can include a ball (204)-and-socket (205) joint.

Title
Flip-wing tissue retainer
Application Number
10/169062
Publication Number
7097654 (B1)
Application Date
October 7, 2000
Publication Date
August 29, 2006
Inventor
Yosef Freedland
Petach-Tikva 49403
IL
IPC
A61F 2/08
A61F 2/30
A61B 17/04
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