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Ray Bojarski, George Sikora, Paul Alexander Torrie, Steven Ek: Methods and devices for tissue repair. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, January 26, 2010: US07651509 (206 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes first and second fixation members, a flexible member coupled to the first and second fixation members, and a limiting element coupled to the flexible member. The limiting element is movable relative to the second fixation member and acts to limit loosening of the flexible membe ...


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Philipp Lang, Wolfgang Fitz, Ray Bojarski, Daniel Steines, Albert G Burdulis, Rene Vargas Voracek: Surgical tools for arthroplasty. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, December 27, 2011: US08083745 (199 worldwide citation)

A patellar 3-D guidance tool includes a template. The template includes at least one contact surface for engaging a surface of the patella. The at least one contact surface substantially conforms with the surface associated with the patellar. At least one guide aperture directs movement of a surgica ...


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Ray Bojarski, Ben K Graf: Graft anchor. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, July 29, 2003: US06599289 (152 worldwide citation)

A device for securing a graft in a bone tunnel includes an anchoring member having a graft supporting surface. The anchoring member is configured to be positioned within the bone tunnel distal of an interference member with the graft retained by the graft supporting surface and extending proximally ...


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Ray Bojarski, Philipp Lang, Daniel Steines, Wolfgang Fitz: Patient-specific joint arthroplasty devices for ligament repair. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, August 6, 2013: US08500740 (138 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing, replacing or otherwise treating bone ligaments using devices designed from patient-specific information, including without limitation, surgical alignment instruments that have a surface that conforms to at least a portion of a patie ...


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Ray Bojarski, Paul Alexander Torrie, Fraser Harvie, Steven Ek: Sheaths for implantable fixation devices. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, June 8, 2004: US06746483 (136 worldwide citation)

Sheaths for implantable fixation devices have a flexible body with a perforated wall, and an interior of the body is sized and shaped to receive the fixation device. Sheaths include a plurality of flexible or inflexible tubes arranged to form a ring, where the central cavity defined by the ring is s ...


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Philipp Lang, Wolfgang Fitz, Ray Bojarski, Daniel Steines, Albert G Burdulis, Rene Vargas Voracek: Surgical tools for arthroplasty. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, November 22, 2011: US08062302 (125 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or highly selectable by patient and geared toward providing optimal fit and function. The surgical tools are d ...


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Ray Bojarski, Nam Chao, Wolfgang Fitz, Philipp Lang, John Slamin, Daniel Steines: Patient-adapted and improved articular implants, designs and related guide tools. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, July 9, 2013: US08480754 (95 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are disclosed relating improved articular models, implant components, and related guide tools and procedures. In addition, methods and devices are disclosed relating articular models, implant components, and/or related guide tools and procedures that include one or more features ...


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Ray Bojarski, George Sikora, Paul Alexander Torrie, Steven Ek: Soft tissue attachment and repair. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, February 15, 2011: US07887551 (33 worldwide citation)

A surgical assembly includes a fastener, a retainer, and a flexible member. The fastener is configured to be secured within bone tissue. The flexible member connects the fastener to the retainer and is movably attached to the retainer such that pulling on a free end of the flexible member shortens a ...


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Ray Bojarski, George Sikora: Suture loading. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, February 16, 2010: US07662160 (14 worldwide citation)

A device includes a body defining a tapered hole for guiding a member, such as a suture thread, into a tube, and a slot communicating with the hole for separating the body and the member. The body defines a bore for receiving the tube. The bore communicates with the tapered hole. The bore has a cons ...


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Philipp Lang, Wolfgang Fitz, Ray Bojarski, Daniel Steines, Albert G Burdulis Jr, Rene Vargas Voracek: Surgical tools for arthroplasty. ConforMIS, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, November 17, 2015: US09186161 (13 worldwide citation)

A patellar 3-D guidance tool includes a template. The template includes at least one contact surface for engaging a surface of the patella. The at least one contact surface substantially conforms with the surface associated with the patellar. At least one guide aperture directs movement of a surgica ...