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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Peter M Bonutti, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo L, December 12, 2000: US06159234 (374 worldwide citation)

An improved method is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. A suture retainer is moved along first and second sections of a suture toward the body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between the suture retainer and the body tissue, the first and second sect ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Peter M Bonutti, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo L, January 4, 2000: US06010525 (330 worldwide citation)

Improved method is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. A suture retainer is moved along first and second sections of a suture toward the body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between the suture retainer and the body tissue, the first and second section ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Peter M Bonutti, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, May 27, 2003: US06569187 (317 worldwide citation)

An improved method is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. A suture retainer is moved along first and second sections of a suture toward the body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between the suture retainer and the body tissue, the first and second sect ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo L, May 15, 2001: US06231592 (280 worldwide citation)

Improved method is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. A suture retainer is moved along first and second sections of a suture toward the body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between the suture retainer and the body tissue, the first and second section ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Peter M Bonutti, Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo L, November 5, 2002: US06475230 (249 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between a suture retainer and the body tissue, the suture is gripped with the suture retainer by plastically deforming material of the suture retainer. One ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo L, October 22, 2002: US06468293 (214 worldwide citation)

Improved method is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. A suture retainer is moved along first and second sections of a suture toward the body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between the suture retainer and the body tissue, the first and second section ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, May 23, 2006: US07048755 (123 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between a suture retainer and the body tissue, the suture is gripped with the suture retainer by plastically deforming material of the suture retainer. One ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Bonutti IP, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, December 12, 2006: US07147652 (101 worldwide citation)

Improved method is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. A suture retainer is moved along first and second sections of a suture toward the body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between the suture retainer and the body tissue, the first and second section ...


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Hsin M Yang, Michael Newton, Ping Liu: Analyte detection device including a hydrophobic barrier for improved fluid flow. Pacific Biotech, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 11, 1994: US05354692 (97 worldwide citation)

An immunochromatographic assay device for the detection of an analyte in a liquid sample, the device including a housing that contains an opening for the application of the liquid sample and multiple liquid permeable materials located in the housing that are adapted to receive, treat and facilitate ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method for implanting a flowable fastener. P Tech, Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco PL, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, February 1, 2011: US07879072 (94 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for securing an implant in the human body. The method includes providing a fastener having a substantially smooth outer surface and a conical shaped portion having a first end and a tapered end. The fastener is made of a polymeric material. The method also inc ...