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Kevin T Stone: Method and apparatus for forming a self-locking adjustable suture loop. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, October 13, 2009: US07601165 (157 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. The apparatus includes a member to pull the soft tissue implant into a femoral tunnel. The member includes a suture having first and second ends which are passed through first and secon ...


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Kevin T Stone, Jason D Meridew: Method for implanting soft tissue. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, February 9, 2010: US07658751 (153 worldwide citation)

A suture construction and method for forming a suture construction is disclosed. The construction utilizes a suture having an enlarged central body portion defining a longitudinal passage. First and second ends of the suture are passed through first and second apertures associated with the longitudi ...


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Ryan A Kaiser, Gregory J Denham, Kevin T Stone: Adjustable knotless loops. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, June 14, 2011: US07959650 (140 worldwide citation)

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 ad ...


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Ryan A Kaiser, Kevin T Stone, Troy M Walters: Apparatus for soft tissue attachment. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, March 10, 2009: US07500983 (138 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for fixing a selected graft relative to a selected anatomical portion. An anchor may be provided that may be interconnected with a selected graft portion that is operable to pass through a selected bore and then moved into an operable position to engage a selected portion of ...


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Gregory J Denham, Kevin T Stone: Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, February 21, 2012: US08118836 (128 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. The apparatus includes a member to pull the soft tissue implant into a femoral tunnel. The member includes a suture having first and second ends which are passed through first and secon ...


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Kevin T Stone, Troy M Walters, Andrew Holst: Soft tissue repair assembly and associated method. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, July 6, 2010: US07749250 (125 worldwide citation)

A soft tissue repair assembly. The assembly includes a flexible member having first and second ends, and a strand passing through the flexible member. The strand has first and second strand ends extending through the flexible member, such that pulling at least one of the first and second strand ends ...


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Kevin T Stone, Gregory J Denham: Method for tissue fixation. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, March 15, 2011: US07905903 (123 worldwide citation)

A method for securing a strand to a fixation member for arthroscopic fixation, wherein the fixation member includes an aperture therethrough. The method includes passing a strand having first and second ends through a flexible sleeve, passing the sleeve through the aperture of the fixation member in ...


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Theodore I Malinin: Method and instrumentation for the preparation and transplantation of osteochondral allografts. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 13, 2008: US07371260 (123 worldwide citation)

Provided are procedures and instruments for preparing and transplanting osteochondral allograft plugs to a host bone to repair an articular cartilage defect. An allograft bone plug having a cartilage plate and cancellous bone tissue attached thereto is removed from a donor bone. The allograft plug i ...


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Kevin T Stone, Ryan A Kaiser, Nathan M Sautter, Andrew Holst: Soft tissue repair device and associated methods. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, March 15, 2011: US07905904 (122 worldwide citation)

A fibrous tissue repair device and associated method. The device includes an inserter having a solid distal portion defining an external surface, and a single anchor carried solely on the external surface of the distal portion of the inserter. The method includes preloading a first anchor externally ...


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Kevin T Stone, Jason D Meridew, Ryan A Kaiser: Bone fixation device. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, October 27, 2009: US07608098 (121 worldwide citation)

A fixation device for securing tissue to a bone. The fixation device includes an anchor having a hollow body defining a longitudinal passage, and a plug configured to be received in at least a portion of the passage.