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Felix F Esposito, John A Conners, Joseph N Logan, James W Dwyer, Laurence Crainich: Malleable, bioabsorbable, plastic staple; and method and apparatus for deforming such staple. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, September 27, 1994: US05350400 (532 worldwide citation)

A malleable, bioabsorbable polymeric staple includes a back span with two legs depending perpendicularly therefrom that are deformed toward each other initially and then upwardly toward the back span such that end points on each leg extends to the side and past the back span. The staple has a noncir ...


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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier, Paul DiCarlo, James W Dwyer: Bone anchor and method of anchoring a suture to a bone. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, July 6, 1993: US05224946 (487 worldwide citation)

A bone anchor (10) for securing a suture to a bone (38). The bone anchor (10) has a tip (16) at its distal end (18) and at least one resilient wall (27) extending to a trailing end (20) of the body (12) of the anchor. The wall (27) has a ridge (14), or barb, formed on an outer surface. The ridge (14 ...


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Gene P DiPoto, Jeffrey C Cerier, Russell F Warren, Gerard S Carlozzi, Paul DiCarlo, James W Dwyer, Alan A Small: Suture anchor and driver assembly. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, November 2, 1993: US05258016 (438 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor and anchor driver device for securely and accurately positioning and installing the suture anchor in place. The anchor has a rounded or pointed head and one or more ridges around it to help force fit the anchor into a hole and to hold it in place. A suture is positioned through the a ...


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Gene Philip DiPoto, Jeffrey C Cerier, Russell F Warren, Gerard S Carlozzi, Paul DiCarlo, James W Dwyer, Alan Attridge Small: Suture anchor and drive assembly. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, November 25, 1997: US05690676 (294 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor and anchor driver device for securely and accurately positioning and installing the suture anchor in place. The anchor has a rounded or pointed head and one or more ridges around it to help force fit the anchor into a hole and to hold it in place. A suture is positioned through the a ...


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Peter K Jarrett, Donald J Casey, Louis Rosati, James W Dwyer: Polymeric surgical staple. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, June 28, 1994: US05324307 (137 worldwide citation)

A one piece surgical repair device consists essentially of a polymeric wire. The polymeric wire is comprised of an oriented, semicrystalline polymer. The surgical repair device can be a staple and is capable of permanent flexural deformation at ambient temperature.


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James W Dwyer, John Murphy: Interspinous internal fixation/distraction device. Globus Medical, July 17, 2012: US08221462 (8 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are an apparatus for an interspinous fixation and/or distraction of vertebrae and a methodology for minimally invasive implantation of the apparatus in the spine of a patient. The apparatus corresponds to a pair of teardrop shaped lateral wing elements spaced apart by a central core elemen ...


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James W Dwyer, John Murphy: Interspinous internal fixation/distraction device. Globus Medical, April 8, 2014: US08690921 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are an apparatus for an interspinous fixation and/or distraction of vertebrae and a methodology for minimally invasive implantation of the apparatus in the spine of a patient. The apparatus corresponds to a pair of teardrop shaped lateral wing elements spaced apart by a central core elemen ...


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Sean Kerr, James W Dwyer: Flexible bone composite. Synthes USA, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, September 6, 2011: US08012501 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates in general to implantable flexible bone composites, and method for preparing the same. The flexible bone composite includes at least one polymeric layer and at least one calcium-containing layer. The polymeric layer can be a polymeric layer including a synthetic polymer ...


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Sean Kerr, James W Dwyer: Flexible bone composite. Synthes USA, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, July 17, 2012: US08221782 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates in general to implantable flexible bone composites, and method for preparing the same. The flexible bone composite includes at least one polymeric layer and at least one calcium-containing layer. The polymeric layer can be a polymeric layer including a synthetic polymer ...


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Sean Kerr, James W Dwyer: Flexible bone composite. Synthes USA, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, April 16, 2013: US08420108 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates in general to implantable flexible bone composites, and method for preparing the same. The flexible bone composite includes at least one polymeric layer and at least one calcium-containing layer. The polymeric layer can be a polymeric layer including a synthetic polymer ...