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Kenneth Z Kurland: Means and method of implanting bioprosthetics. Charmasson & Holz, August 30, 1983: US04400833 (400 worldwide citation)

A means and method for implanting bioprosthetic material surgically, in humans or animals, is disclosed. The means comprise lengths of connective tissue such as cow tendons which are covered entirely or partially with a synthetic, looseweave mesh which is stitched to the tendon and which augments th ...


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Kenneth Z Kurland: Surgical deflector and drilling guide. Charmasson & Holz, August 18, 1987: US04686972 (160 worldwide citation)

A surgical deflector or boring tool positioner specifically designed to help orthopedic surgeons in gaining access to hard-to-reach parts of a patient's anatomy and for guiding a drill bit, awl or reamer into a bone. The tool combines a curved blade and a triangular handle. The curved blade is termi ...


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Kenneth Z Kurland: Means and method of implanting bioprosthetics. Charmasson & Holz, April 29, 1986: US04585458 (110 worldwide citation)

A means and method for implanting bioprosthetic material surgically, in humans or animals, is disclosed. The means comprise lengths of connective tissue such as mammalian tendons which are covered entirely or partially with a synthetic, looseweave mesh which is stitched to the tendon and which augme ...


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Kenneth Z Kurland: Method for the repair of connective tissue. Charmasson & Holz, December 15, 1987: US04713075 (36 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device for repairing or replacing connective tissue such as ligaments and tendons in the human or animal body is described. The device comprises a cord of artificial connective tissue formed from a composite, partly absorbable thread. The thread comprises a combination of permanent mate ...


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Kenneth Z Kurland: Upper-extremity traction tray attachment for operating tables. Charmasson & Holz, March 31, 1987: US04653482 (15 worldwide citation)

A tray for attachment to the edge of an operating table which provides horizontal support form the arm, wrist and hand, or leg of a patient during surgical operations on those parts of the body. The tray comprises a perimetric rectangular metal frame having a pair of spaced-apart, downward-facing, L ...