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Shon D Steger, Stephen M Herrington, Brian S Schumacher, Kevin T Stone, Jeffrey A Duncan: Method and apparatus for bone fracture fixation. Walter Lorenz Surgical, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 30, 2006: US07052499 (281 worldwide citation)

An elongated plate for coupling severed bone regions comprising at least one bridge region, the at least one bridge region terminating in at least two bone fixation regions. The at least two bone fixation regions each contain at least one aperture for receiving a suitable fastening device for securi ...


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Kevin T Stone, Jeffrey D Gordon, Barry F Hecker, William H Fox III: System for sterilizing medical devices. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 31, 1998: US05732821 (219 worldwide citation)

A system for storing and sterilizing orthopedic devices in a series of cases that may be attached together to provide a custom type container for a particular end user. The containers have modular compartments for housing the orthopedic devices. The containers may be shipped with the orthopedic devi ...


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Kevin T Stone: Method and apparatus for forming a self-locking adjustable suture loop. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, October 13, 2009: US07601165 (157 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. The apparatus includes a member to pull the soft tissue implant into a femoral tunnel. The member includes a suture having first and second ends which are passed through first and secon ...


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Kevin T Stone, Jason D Meridew: Method for implanting soft tissue. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, February 9, 2010: US07658751 (153 worldwide citation)

A suture construction and method for forming a suture construction is disclosed. The construction utilizes a suture having an enlarged central body portion defining a longitudinal passage. First and second ends of the suture are passed through first and second apertures associated with the longitudi ...


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Kent M Samuelson, Kevin T Stone: Neck length measuring device and method of using same for implanting a hip prosthesis. Biomet, Liell & McNeil, August 11, 1998: US05792143 (152 worldwide citation)

A method of implanting a hip prosthesis includes utilization of a device at the implantation site to confirm that the femoral prosthesis will have a neck length corresponding to a preoperative plan. First, a desired neck size for the femoral prosthesis is determined. Then, the femoral prosthesis is ...


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Jason M Shultz, Kevin T Stone: Method and apparatus for use of a glenoid component. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 2, 2002: US06364910 (146 worldwide citation)

A glenoid component for use in shoulder arthroplasty, the glenoid component is adapted to be implanted into a scapula and engaged by a head of a humeral component. The glenoid component has a body with a first articulating surface and a second medial surface opposite said first articulating surface. ...


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Ryan A Kaiser, Gregory J Denham, Kevin T Stone: Adjustable knotless loops. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, June 14, 2011: US07959650 (140 worldwide citation)

Methods of attaching a soft tissue to an adjacent bone at a defect site are provided. At least one adjustable loop of a flexible construct is passed through the soft tissue. The at least one adjustable loop is passed through a passage construct. A locking member is passed through the at least one ad ...


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Ryan A Kaiser, Kevin T Stone, Troy M Walters: Apparatus for soft tissue attachment. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, March 10, 2009: US07500983 (138 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for fixing a selected graft relative to a selected anatomical portion. An anchor may be provided that may be interconnected with a selected graft portion that is operable to pass through a selected bore and then moved into an operable position to engage a selected portion of ...


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Kevin T Stone, Daniel E Williamson, Jane A Sheetz: Surgical reamer. Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 18, 1996: US05527316 (130 worldwide citation)

A surgical reamer is used in conjunction with a femoral neck cutting guide to enlarge the intramedullary canal of a resected host femur to expose hard cortical bone. The reamer has a longitudinally fluted cutting head that is flexible and able to bend relative to its longitudinal axis whereby to con ...


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Gregory J Denham, Kevin T Stone: Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, February 21, 2012: US08118836 (128 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. The apparatus includes a member to pull the soft tissue implant into a femoral tunnel. The member includes a suture having first and second ends which are passed through first and secon ...