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J Dean Cole, Daniel F Justin: Tissue anchoring system and method. Orthodyne, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, May 30, 2000: US06068648 (376 worldwide citation)

A tissue anchoring system includes a tissue anchor affixed to an end of a cable and supported for insertion on a delivery device, the manipulation of which permits placement of the anchor on a far side of the tissue. A tensioning, crimping and cutting tool designed for use along the cable's longitud ...


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Daniel F Justin, Thomas F Winters Jr: Device for repairing a meniscal tear in a knee and method. Allen Dyer Doppelt Franjola & Milbrath P A, October 29, 1996: US05569252 (204 worldwide citation)

A fastener, driving device, and method are provided for repairing a tear in soft tissue of a patient, a particular exemplary embodiment comprising a meniscal tear in a knee. The fastener has a variable-pitch helical protrusion along a central portion that decreases from the distal end to the proxima ...


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Richard B Caspari, Alan Chervitz, Thomas Wade Fallin, Rickey D Hart, Daniel F Justin, Daniel A Perkins: Connector device and method for surgically joining and securing flexible tissue repair members. Innovasive Devices, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, May 4, 1999: US05899921 (198 worldwide citation)

A connector for joining sections of flexible material includes inner and outer members that snap fit together by passing the bore of the outer member over the inner member to capture and secure ends of flexible material such as sutures. The flexible material is fitted into a bore in the inner member ...


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Daniel F Justin, Thomas F Winters Jr: Soft tissue screw, delivery device, and method. Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, March 24, 1998: US05730744 (188 worldwide citation)

A fastener, driving device, and method are provided for repairing a tear in soft tissue of a patient, such as a meniscal tear in a knee. The fastener has a variable-pitch helical protrusion along a central portion that decreases from the distal end to the proximal end, for bringing two sides of the ...


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Daniel F Justin, Thomas F Winters: Device for repairing a meniscal tear in a knee and method. Innovasive Devices, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, November 9, 1999: US05980524 (163 worldwide citation)

A fastener for use in soft tissue repair includes a resorbable polymer or suture core having one or more collagen bands in surrounding relation to the core. The bands are expandable between a dehydrated state for insertion and a hydrated state for healing, and are dimensioned and positioned to bring ...


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Carlyle J Creger, Daniel F Justin, E Marlowe Goble, Robert A Hodorek: Milling system and methods for resecting a joint articulation surface. Zimmer, Baker & Daniels, April 13, 2010: US07695477 (155 worldwide citation)

A milling system for use in resecting at least a portion of a joint articulation surface of a bone includes a template having a base with a top surface, an opposing bottom surface, and an opening extending therebetween. One or more fasteners are used to removably mount the template on a bone. A guid ...


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Daniel F Justin, Richard F Wenstrom Jr, Andrew S Levy: Expanding ligament graft fixation system and method. Ethicon, Nutter McClennen & Fish, May 3, 2005: US06887271 (151 worldwide citation)

A graft fixation system for fixing graft material in a bone tunnel includes an expandable fixation member having a graft receiving eyelet disposed proximate its distal end, opposed bone engaging elements disposed about its periphery, and an expansion plug receiving opening defined in its proximal en ...


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J Dean Cole, Daniel F Justin: Tissue anchoring system and method. Orthodyne, Haynes and Boone, July 13, 2004: US06761722 (142 worldwide citation)

A tissue anchoring system includes a tissue anchor affixed to an end of a cable and supported for insertion on a delivery device, the manipulation of which permits placement of the anchor on a far side of the tissue. A tensioning, crimping and cutting tool designed for use along the cable's lon ...


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Richard B Caspari, Alan Chervitz, Thomas Wade Fallin, Rickey D Hart, Daniel F Justin, Daniel A Perkins: Device and method for delivering a connector for surgically joining and securing flexible tissue repair members. Innovasive Devices, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, May 11, 1999: US05902321 (129 worldwide citation)

A connector delivery device and method include a rod frangibly affixed to an inner member and a support member slidable around the rod. The support member is adapted to support an outer member for movement relative to the inner member for forming a snap fit therebetween, the snap fit for trapping fl ...


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Daniel F Justin, Richard F Wenstrom Jr, Andrew S Levy: Expanding ligament graft fixation system and method. Ethicon, Nutter McClennen & Fish, March 7, 2006: US07008451 (128 worldwide citation)

A graft fixation system for fixing graft material in a bone tunnel includes an expandable fixation member having a graft receiving eyelet disposed proximate its distal end, opposed bone engaging elements disposed about its periphery, and an expansion plug receiving opening defined in its proximal en ...