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H Gene Hawkins, David R Sarver: Method and apparatus for repairing a torn meniscus. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 14, 2002: US06387113 (517 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for repairing a torn meniscus during an arthroscopic surgical procedure includes a surgical staple and a pneumatic powered implant device. The surgical staple includes a pair of legs and a connection member retaining the pair of legs in a substantial parallel alignment. The pn ...


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David R Sarver, Barry L Eppley, Keith R D Alessio, William S Pietrzak, Thomas W Sander: Method and apparatus for securing adjacent bone portions. October 29, 1996: US05569250 (111 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible osteosynthesis plate operable for being enhanced in a substantially secured relation to a plurality of adjacent bone portions is provided. The biocompatible osteosynthesis plate includes an elongated section having a top face and a bottom face, at least one fastener opening disposed ...


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David R Sarver, Roy C Wiley: Biocompatible implant and method of using same. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 27, 1994: US05376120 (88 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible implant for forming a barrier within a cavity formed in living tissue, the living tissue being at a first thermochemical state. The biocompatible implant includes a main body which is able to be inserted into the cavity. The biocompatible implant further includes a flange for securin ...


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Roy C Wiley, David R Sarver: Method for heating biocompatible implants in a thermal packaging line. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 23, 1993: US05263991 (31 worldwide citation)

A thermal packaging unit for a biocompatible implant. The thermal packaging unit includes a first compartment for storing the biocompatible implant. In addition, the thermal packaging unit further includes a second compartment which is operable to contain a chemical composition which is able to heat ...



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