08562645 is referenced by 54 patents and cites 1768 patents.

A self-locking adjustable loop construction and a method of forming the construction are disclosed. The construction can include a flexible member having a first end, a second end and a first portion therebetween. The first end can be passed back through the first portion at a first point such that the first end passes through the first portion from a first side of the flexible member to a second opposite side of the flexible member. The first end can be passed through the first portion at a second point spaced apart from the first point such that the first end passes through the first portion from the second side to the first side so as to place the second end outside of the first portion.

Title
Method and apparatus for forming a self-locking adjustable loop
Application Number
13/98897
Publication Number
8562645 (B2)
Application Date
May 2, 2011
Publication Date
October 22, 2013
Inventor
Gregory J Denham
Warsaw
IN, US
Kevin T Stone
Winona Lake
IN, US
Agent
Harness Dickey
Assignee
Biomet Sports Medicine
IN, US
IPC
A61L 17/00
A61B 17/04
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