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Lehmann K Li, Rhodemann Li: Intervertebral spacer and tool and method for emplacement thereof. Li Medical Technologies, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, March 21, 2000: US06039761 (640 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral spacer comprises a multiplicity of interconnected wall elements collapsible to a first configuration wherein the wall elements are disposed in a compact arrangement, and expandable to a second configuration wherein the wall elements are disposed in an expanded arrangement which is ...


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Lehmann K Li: Suture anchor and suture anchor installation tool. Mitek Surgical Products, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, August 7, 1990: US04946468 (466 worldwide citation)

A new and improved suture anchor of the sort adapted to anchor an intermediate portion of a piece of conventional suture in bone, and a new and improved installation tool for deploying the same, said installation tool being adapted to releasably hold at least one curved needle which is attached to s ...


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Lehmann K Li: Suture anchor installation tool. Mitek Surgical Products, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, March 26, 1991: US05002550 (443 worldwide citation)

A new and improved suture anchor of the sort adapted to anchor an intermediate portion of a piece of conventional suture in bone, and a new and improved installation tool for deploying the same, said installation tool being adapted to releasably hold at least one curved needle which is attached to s ...


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Lehmann K Li, James P O Leary: Locking filament caps. American Cyanamid Company, Mark J Pandiscio, Douglas E Denninger, November 2, 1993: US05258015 (423 worldwide citation)

An improved locking cap for mounting on the smooth flexible filament of a surgical fastener wherein the locking cap is of a thin flat washer-like shape with gripping elements for engaging the filament and locking the cap in position relative to the filament.


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Lehmann K Li: Variable tip-pressure surgical grasper. Li Medical Technologies, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, November 19, 1996: US05575805 (407 worldwide citation)

A variable tip-pressure surgical grasper includes a shaft assembly, a jaw assembly, and a handle assembly. The jaw assembly is disposed adjacent to the distal end of the shaft assembly and has first and second movable jaws. Mandible portions of the jaws serve as the tissue manipulating portions and ...


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Lehmann K Li: Suture anchor and installation tool. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, May 4, 1993: US05207679 (387 worldwide citation)

A system for attaching an object to a workpiece including an anchor assembly and an installation tool is provided. The anchor assembly includes a body and at least two barbs. The body has a first portion having a first end, a reduced second portion having a second end and a middle portion connecting ...


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Lehmann K Li: Surgical fastener assembly method of use. Li Medical Technologies, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, November 21, 2000: US06149669 (308 worldwide citation)

A surgical fastener method for fastening a first bio-organic tissue member to a second bio-organic tissue member comprising a plurality of suture anchors for insertion through respective openings in the first tissue member into respective aligned boreholes in the second tissue member and for securem ...


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Gregory R Whittaker, Harold M Martins, Lehmann K Li: Bone anchor. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, May 23, 1995: US05417712 (302 worldwide citation)

An improved anchoring device for use in bone holes, bone tunnels and other assorted workpieces, and being particularly compatible with fabrication from both polymeric and bioabsorbable materials. The improved anchoring device has novel fastening means which permit the anchor to be fastened within a ...


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Lehmann K Li: Surgical anchor and method for using the same. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, April 9, 1996: US05505735 (300 worldwide citation)

An anchor for attaching an object within a tunnel extending through a workpiece such as a bone or a bone-like structure, and a method for using the same. The anchor includes a body and a plurality of barbs located in circumferentially spaced relation about the body. The barbs are formed of a materia ...


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Lehmann K Li: Anchor and anchor installation tool and method. Li Medical Technologies, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, November 25, 1997: US05690649 (278 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for inserting an anchor into a bore in a medium, the anchor being adapted to engage the walls of the bore for securing the anchor into the medium. The bore is sized slightly larger than the outside diameter of the anchor in its undeployed condition. The apparatus includes a first manually ...