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Roland F Gatturna, James E Nicholson, James O Leary: Method for anchoring suture to bone. Mitek Surgical Products, September 10, 1991: US05046513 (602 worldwide citation)

A method for anchoring suture to bone, wherein the method comprises the steps of (1) providing a suture anchor of the sort comprising (a) a coupling member, (b) at least one barb, said barb having a first end and a second end and being curved in its normal unstressed state and being capable of being ...


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Roland F Gatturna: Suture anchor and suture anchor installation tool. Mitek Surgical Products, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, November 6, 1990: US04968315 (477 worldwide citation)

A novel suture anchor comprising (a) a coupling member having a first end portion and a reduced second end portion, and a shoulder formed at the junction of the first end portion and the reduced second end portion, (b) at least one barb, the barb having a first end and a second end and being curved ...


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Roland F Gatturna, James E Nicholson, James O Leary: Suture anchor. Mitek Surgical Products, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, February 6, 1990: US04898156 (452 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor for anchoring one end of a conventional suture to bone comprising a coupling member, at least one barb made of a resilient elastic material projecting from said coupling member, and structure for use in attaching one end of a suture to said suture anchor. The coupling member and the ...


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James E Nicholson, Roland F Gatturna: Suture anchor installation tool. Mitek Surgical Products, Schiller Pandiscio and Kusmer, February 13, 1990: US04899743 (370 worldwide citation)

A novel suture anchor installation tool which comprises an elongated member having a first end and a second end and a slot extending from the first end towards the second end, the slot being sized to snugly accommodate the suture anchor's barb, whereby the suture anchor may be attached to the elonga ...


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Roland F Gatturna, James E Nicholson, James O Leary: Suture anchor. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, March 9, 1993: US05192303 (253 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor for anchoring one end of a conventional suture to bone comprising a coupling member, at least one barb made of a resilient elastic material projecting form said coupling member, and means for attaching one end of a suture to said suture anchor. The coupling member and the at least on ...


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Roland F Gatturna, James E Nicholson, James O Leary: Suture anchor. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, October 25, 1994: US05358511 (235 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor for anchoring one end of a conventional suture to bone comprising a coupling member, at least one barb made of a resilient elastic material projecting form said coupling member, and means for attaching one end of a suture to said suture anchor. The coupling member and the at least on ...


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Roland F Gatturna, James E Nicholson, James O Leary: Suture anchor. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, March 10, 1998: US05725557 (194 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor for anchoring one end of a conventional suture to bone comprising a coupling member, at least one barb made of a resilient elastic material projecting form said coupling member, and means for attaching one end of a suture to said suture anchor. The coupling member and the at least on ...


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Roland F Gatturna, James E Nicholson, James O Leary: Suture anchor. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, September 10, 1996: US05554171 (133 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor for anchoring one end of a conventional suture to bone comprising a coupling member, at least one barb made of a resilient elastic material projecting form said coupling member, and means for attaching one end of a suture to said suture anchor. The coupling member and the at least on ...


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James E Nicholson, Roland F Gatturna: Morris Kaplan, October 14, 1986: US04616656 (124 worldwide citation)

A probe sheath and probe wire having a memory hook and soft flexibility are used to locate a small presymptomatic breast lesion, wherein the wire is sheathed within the sheathing cannula and both are inserted into the body tissue and directed to the site of the lesion. Thereafter the wire is extende ...


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Roland F Gatturna: Device for securing and positioning a wire to a needle. Mitek Surgical Products, April 30, 1991: US05011473 (82 worldwide citation)

A wire probe unit having stabilizer with a clamp and a mating cap for locking and precisely positioning a memory probe wire relative to a needle cannula having a hub with a socket at one end and a beveled point at the other end. The clamp has a guide post extending from one end thereof and a set of ...