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Methods of attaching a soft tissue to an adjacent bone at a defect site are provided. At least one adjustable loop of a flexible construct is passed through the soft tissue. The at least one adjustable loop is passed through a passage construct. A locking member is passed through the at least one adjustable loop and the adjustable loop is reduced about or within the locking member such that the at least one loop is frictionally retained in the passage construct and locked in place by the locking member to thereby secure the soft tissue.

Title
Adjustable knotless loops
Application Number
12/196398
Publication Number
7959650 (B2)
Application Date
August 22, 2008
Publication Date
June 14, 2011
Inventor
Kevin T Stone
Winona Lake
IN, US
Gregory J Denham
Warsaw
IN, US
Ryan A Kaiser
Leesburg
IN, US
Agent
Harness Dickey
Assignee
Biomet Sports Medicine
IN, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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