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Peter M Bonutti: Knee arthroplasty method. Marctec, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, October 5, 2010: US07806896 (288 worldwide citation)

An improved method of performing surgery on a joint in a patient's body, such as a knee, includes making an incision in a knee portion of one leg while a lower portion of the one leg is extending downward from an upper portion of the one leg and while a foot connected with the lower portion of the o ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Method of performing surgery. MarcTec, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, September 12, 2006: US07104996 (246 worldwide citation)

An improved method of performing surgery on a joint in a patient's body, such as a knee, includes making an incision in a knee portion of one leg while a lower portion of the one leg is extending downward from an upper portion of the one leg and while a foot connected with the lower portion of the o ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Method of securing body tissue. MarcTec, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, August 8, 2006: US07087073 (207 worldwide citation)

To secure a first body tissue with a second body tissue, a first anchor is moved along a first path through the first body tissue into the second body tissue. A second anchor is moved along a second path through the first body tissue into the second body tissue. A suture extending between the anchor ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Joint replacement component having a modular articulating surface. Marctec, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, December 22, 2009: US07635390 (104 worldwide citation)

An improved method of performing surgery on a joint in a patient's body, such as a knee, includes making an incision in a knee portion of one leg while a lower portion of the one leg is extending downward from an upper portion of the one leg and while a foot connected with the lower portion of the o ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Method of preparing bones for knee replacement surgery. Marctec, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, May 4, 2010: US07708741 (94 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for performing knee replacement surgery on a leg of a patient. The method includes making a cut on a posterior portion of a patella, making a cut on a proximal portion of a tibia, and making a cut on the distal portion of the femur. The cut on the patella is performed before mak ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Method of securing tissue. Marctec, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, January 27, 2009: US07481831 (94 worldwide citation)

A retainer member formed of bone secures tissue relative to a bone. The retainer member forms an opening in a compact outer layer of the bone. The retainer member is enclosed in a tubular member or sleeve to prevent breaking of the retainer member during formation of the opening in the bone. The ext ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Knee arthroplasty and preservation of the quadriceps mechanism. Marctec, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, October 5, 2010: US07806897 (77 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for the preparation and performance of a total knee arthroplasty. The method includes making a primary incision near the knee joint of a leg of a patient. The incision is sized or located preserving a quadriceps mechanism in the leg of the patient. The method also includes resec ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens: Apparatus and method for securing a suture. Marctec, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, August 22, 2006: US07094251 (77 worldwide citation)

A suture retainer has an upper or cover section and a lower or base section which cooperate to define passages through which portions of a suture extend. Projections on the cover section of the retainer extend into recesses on the base section of the retainer. A center projection on the base section ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Kevin Ruholl: Method of using ultrasonic vibration to secure body tissue. Marctec, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, September 30, 2008: US07429266 (75 worldwide citation)

A suture and a suture retainer are positioned relative to body tissue. Ultrasonic vibratory energy is utilized to heat the suture retainer and effect a bonding of portions of the suture retainer to each other and/or to the suture. Portions of the body tissue may be pressed into linear apposition wit ...


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Bonutti Peter M, Cremens Matthew J, Beyers Justin E: Methods and devices for intracorporeal bonding or interlocking of implants with thermal energy. Marctec, Bonutti Peter M, Cremens Matthew J, Beyers Justin E, BIANCO Paul D, September 25, 2008: WO/2008/116203 (74 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for stabilizing a fractured bone. The method includes positioning an elongate rod in the medullary canal of the fractured bone and forming a passageway through the cortex of the bone. The passageway extends from the exterior surface of the bone to the medullar ...