09017381 is referenced by 44 patents and cites 1913 patents.

Methods of attaching a soft tissue to an adjacent bone at a defect site are provided. An adjustable loop region of a flexible construct contained in a bore defined by a fastener is passed through a tissue. The adjustable loop is passed through the tissue. The fastener is passed back through the adjustable loop to fold the adjustable loop upon itself. The fastener is attached to the bone. An adjusting arm on the flexible construct is engaged to reduce the size of the adjustable loop and secure the soft tissue to the bone.

Title
Adjustable knotless loops
Application Number
11/784821
Publication Number
9017381 (B2)
Application Date
April 10, 2007
Publication Date
April 28, 2015
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 17/06
A61F 2/08
A61B 17/04
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