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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, Ryan A Kaiser, Nathan M Sautter, Andrew Holst: Soft tissue repair device and associated methods. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, March 15, 2011: US07905904 (122 worldwide citation)

A fibrous tissue repair device and associated method. The device includes an inserter having a solid distal portion defining an external surface, and a single anchor carried solely on the external surface of the distal portion of the inserter. The method includes preloading a first anchor externally ...


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Kevin T Stone, Jason D Meridew, Ryan A Kaiser: Bone fixation device. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, October 27, 2009: US07608098 (121 worldwide citation)

A fixation device for securing tissue to a bone. The fixation device includes an anchor having a hollow body defining a longitudinal passage, and a plug configured to be received in at least a portion of the passage.


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Ryan A Kaiser, Gregory J Denham, Kevin T Stone: Adjustable knotless loops. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, July 31, 2012: US08231654 (111 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, Gregory J Denham, Kevin T Stone: Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, January 3, 2012: US08088130 (100 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, Ryan A Kaiser, Nathan M Sautter, Andrew Holst: Soft tissue repair device and associated methods. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, March 22, 2011: US07909851 (100 worldwide citation)

A soft tissue repair device. The device includes an inserter having a distal portion, a first anchor carried externally onto the distal portion, a second anchor carried externally onto the distal portion, and a flexible strand coupling the first and second anchors and forming an adjustable knotless ...


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Ryan A Kaiser, Gregory J Denham, Kevin T Stone, Frank O Bonnarens: Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to bone. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, March 6, 2012: US08128658 (99 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. A bone engaging fastener is coupled to bone. A second fastener is coupled to a suture construction. The second fastener is coupled to the first fastener. Soft tissue is coupled to the s ...


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Kevin T Stone, H Gene Hawkins, Zachary M Hoffman, Gregory J Denham, Troy M Walters, Ryan A Kaiser, Jason D Meridew: Tissue fixation device. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, March 29, 2011: US07914539 (78 worldwide citation)

A fixation device for securing tissue to a bone. The fixation device includes an anchor having a hollow body defining a longitudinal passage, and a plug configured to be received in at least a portion of the passage. The body comprises a cylindrical portion and a tapered tip portion. The cylindrical ...


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Kevin T Stone, Ryan A Kaiser, Nathan M Sautter, Andrew Holst: Soft tissue repair device and associated methods. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, December 25, 2012: US08337525 (70 worldwide citation)

A fibrous tissue repair device includes first and second tubular anchors having corresponding longitudinal passages. The tissue repair device includes corresponding first and second inserters. Each inserter has a shaft with a distal portion received in the longitudinal passage of the corresponding t ...