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Michael Strobel, Andreas Weiler, Andre Timmermans: Biodegradable interference screw and tool for attaching a transplant to a bone. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 28, 2007: US07261716 (242 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable interference screw for directly affixing a transplant to a bone, the interference screw being provided with at least one longitudinal groove designed to co-act with a tool for insertion of and if necessary, removal of the interference screw from an opening provided in the bone to rec ...


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Michael Strobel, Andreas Weiler, Andre Timmermans: Biodegradable fixation element. Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, March 8, 2005: US06863671 (157 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable fixation element is provided for anchoring a transplant on bone. A rigid body is made of a biodegradable material, said body having an outer side and a hollow interior surrounded by a wall of said body. Numerous perforations are provided in said wall of said body for allowing growth ...


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Andreas Weiler, Michael Strobel, André Timmermans: Interference screw. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, July 8, 2003: US06589245 (148 worldwide citation)

An interference screw serves for anchoring a flexible transplant like a tendon or a ligament in an opening in a bone. The screw has a screw body, a head at one end of said body and a penetrating end at an opposite end of said head and is provided with an outer threading. The outer threading is forme ...


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Andreas Weiler: Soft tissue graft fixation device and method. Linvatec Corporation, Gene Warzecha, July 24, 2001: US06264694 (56 worldwide citation)

An auxiliary graft fixation device for use with an interference screw to secure soft tissue ligament grafts within a bone tunnel. The device is in the form of a spherical member having a throughbore which enables it to be tied to the end of a soft tissue graft. The device enables it to be pulled int ...


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Andreas Weiler, Haw Chong Soon: Microscope with centered illumination. Leica Instruments, Schlee IP International P C, Alexander R Schlee, April 12, 2011: US07924502 (1 worldwide citation)

A microscope comprising a main objective including a lens assembly movable in the direction of the optical axis of the main objective for focal length variation and comprising an illuminating unit with an illumination deflector element for generating an illuminating beam path directed onto an object ...


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Sascha Berberich, Andreas Weiler: Device for forming a drill hole in bone. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, July 5, 2011: US07972341 (1 worldwide citation)

A device for a correctly targeted formation of a drill bore centrally in a femoral attachment site of a posterior cruciate ligament of a knee joint comprises a hollow shaft for guiding a drill wire therethrough and a sighting element arranged at a distal end of the hollow shaft. Said sighting elemen ...


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Andreas Weiler, Daniel Kuster, Thorsten Ebenhoch: Focusing drive. Leica Microsystems, Hodgson Russ, April 28, 2009: US07525744

The invention relates to a focusing drive (15) having a linear stroke carriage (6) for carrying and moving an optics carrier in the direction of focus, the focusing drive (15) comprising: a focus carrier (1) having at least one linear guidance system (3) having a rail (4) extending in the direction ...


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Michael Strobel, Andreas Weiler, Andre Timmermans: Screw for medical purposes and a driving tool. Wesley W Whitmyer Jr, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, July 5, 2001: US20010007074-A1

A screw for medical purpose has a screw body having a head portion with a facial end face, a shaft portion extending from an end opposite to said facial end face along an axial direction of said screw body, a threading provided on an outer side of said shaft portion, and at least one axially extendi ...