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Robert R Moore, Steve Lamb, Eugene M Wolf: Glenohumeral ligament repair. Bielen and Peterson, October 10, 1989: US04872451 (147 worldwide citation)

A ligament repair kit and procedure for installing a cannulated bone screw and ligament washer to retain ligament at a bone site using a first cannula in conjunction with selected obturators to engage and relocate ligament and in conjunction with a drill bit to drill a bone hole for anchoring, and u ...


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Eugene M Wolf, Richard D Grafton: Forked insertion tool and metnod of arthroscopic surgery using the same. Arthrex, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, February 11, 1997: US05601562 (145 worldwide citation)

A double-forked arthroscopic tool is provided for inserting a looped, double strand of semitendinosus tendon into the femoral tunnel during ACL reconstruction. The double strand of tendon is fixed in the tunnel by a transverse implant, which passes just under the apex of the looped tendon, such that ...


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Eugene M Wolf: Tapered bioabsorbable interference screw and method for endosteal fixation of ligaments. Arthrex, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, October 7, 2003: US06629977 (141 worldwide citation)

A bioabsorbable interference screw having a tapered profile which extends along substantially the entire length of the screw. The tapered profile makes the screw easy to insert while providing superior fixation resulting from a progressively increasing diameter. Upon insertion, the screw engages cor ...


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Eugene M Wolf: Tapered bioabsorbable interference screw for endosteal fixation of ligaments. Arthrex, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, April 5, 2005: US06875216 (126 worldwide citation)

A bioabsorbable interference screw having a tapered profile which extends along substantially the entire length of the screw. The tapered profile makes the screw easy to insert while providing superior fixation resulting from a progressively increasing diameter. Upon insertion, the screw engages cor ...


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R Donald Grafton, Eugene M Wolf: Bone implant. Arthrex, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, April 20, 1999: US05895425 (57 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant for securing ligament grafts into a joint. The implant has back-biting threads that allow the implant to be advanced into bone by impaction. If necessary, the implant can be removed from the bone by rotation. The implant is used, for example, for knee ligament repair by forming a ...


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Eugene M Wolf: Apparatus and method for stabilizing a humeral head in a shoulder. Limbach & Limbach, April 16, 1996: US05507819 (31 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic glenoid for use in the shoulder is comprised of a cup having three flanges. To prepare the shoulder for implantation of the cup, the glenoid fossa is reamed to a depth at which the acromion, coracoid, and lateral portion of the scapula form a tri-flanged configuration. The cup is propor ...


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Robert R Moore, Steve Lamb, Eugene M Wolf: Method for using a tendon stripper and leader set. Bielen and Peterson, September 27, 1988: US04773417 (29 worldwide citation)

A tendon stripper and leader set for stripping a tendon to a select diameter and engaging the stripped end with a tendon leader sized to the stripped tendon for positioning the tendon during bone attachment or other procedures. The tendon stripper is formed as an elongated tool with a handle, a long ...


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Eugene M Wolf: Variable tilt angle taper lock shoulder prosthesis. Andrew V Smith, Gray Cary Ware & Friedenrich, January 13, 2004: US06676705 (23 worldwide citation)

A variable tilt angle shoulder prosthesis includes a variable tilt angle, comprising a head component including a proximal portion configured to interface with a glenoid process and a distal surface including a socket depression defined therein; a humeral shaft; a humeral neck at the end of the shaf ...


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Steven R Lamb, Eugene M Wolf, Russel E Klein: Limb positioning apparatus for surgery. Orthopedic Systems, Bielen Peterson & Lampe, July 7, 1998: US05775334 (17 worldwide citation)

A limb positioning apparatus utilizing a structural member having a compartment with an opening thereto. The structural member is supported at a predetermined position relative to the limb and at a certain distance from the limb. A first line is linked or attached to the limb and connected to a cons ...


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Eugene M Wolf: Bioabsorbable interference screw for endosteal fixation of ligaments. Arthrex, Dickstein Shapiro, January 29, 2008: US07322986 (15 worldwide citation)

A bioabsorbable interference screw having a tapered profile which extends along substantially the entire length of the screw. The tapered profile makes the screw easy to insert while providing superior fixation resulting from a progressively increasing diameter. Upon insertion, the screw engages cor ...