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Peter M Bonutti: Instrumentation for minimally invasive joint replacement and methods for using same. The Bonutti 2003 Trust A, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, March 9, 2004: US06702821 (415 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 ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Method of securing body tissue. Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini, October 21, 2003: US06635073 (354 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, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Peter M Bonutti, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, May 27, 2003: US06569187 (317 worldwide citation)

An improved method is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. A suture retainer is moved along first and second sections of a suture toward the body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between the suture retainer and the body tissue, the first and second sect ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Method and apparatus for securing tissue. Bonutti 2003 Trust A, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, July 15, 2003: US06592609 (314 worldwide citation)

An anchor has a pointed end portion may be utilized to form an opening in a bone in a patient's body. The anchor is moved into the opening formed in the bone in the patient's body with a suture connected to the anchor. The suture may then be utilized to retain body tissue in a desired posi ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Movable knee implant and methods therefor. Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, August 3, 2004: US06770078 (307 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 ...


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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: Suture anchor. Bonutti 2003 Trust A, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, June 3, 2003: US06572635 (273 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor is formed of a material which absorbs body liquid when exposed to body liquid. The anchor may be at least partially formed of a material having a strong affinity for body liquids. This enables the anchor to absorb body liquid and expand upon being inserted into a patient's body. ...


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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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Swaminathan Jayaraman: Occlusive coil manufacture and delivery. Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, September 14, 2004: US06790218 (209 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a coiled wire formed of a shape memory material for implantation into an anatomical defect. After implantation of one or more of the coiled wires according to the present invention, the defect is occluded and thereby corrected or treated. Prior to implantation, the coi ...


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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 ...