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Stephen M Howell: Tibial guide. Arthrotek, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 1, 2000: US06019767 (261 worldwide citation)

A drill guide for determining the site for and drilling a tunnel in a tibia during an anterior cruciate ligament replacement procedure and method for using same are also disclosed. The drill guide utilizes a multiple-point anatomical reference system for determining the most favorable position for t ...


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James A Boucher, Stephen M Howell, James Marcinek: Apparatus and method for tibial fixation of soft tissue. Arthrotek, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 3, 1999: US05931869 (211 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for tibial fixation of a soft tissue graft includes a body having a first side and a second side. A first plurality of spikes extend from the second side of the body each having a first length. A second plurality of spikes extend from the second side of the body each having a ...


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Stephen M Howell: Method and instruments for ACL reconstruction. Arthrotek, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 5, 1994: US05300077 (209 worldwide citation)

A drilling system for ACL reconstruction including: a first drill guide having an aimer member with a notched top surface for mating with the roof of the intercondylar notch; a positioning member having a removable drill guide sleeve; and a second drill guide including a second aimer member with a c ...


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Stephen M Howell: Tibial guide. Arthrotek, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 3, 2001: US06254604 (189 worldwide citation)

A drill guide for determining the site for and drilling a tunnel in a tibia during an anterior cruciate ligament replacement procedure and method for using same are also disclosed. The drill guide utilizes a multiple-point anatomical reference system for determining the most favorable position for t ...


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Stephen M Howell, Roy Carl Wiley: Bone mulch screw assembly for endosteal fixation of soft tissue grafts and method for using same. Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 7, 1997: US05674224 (178 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for providing initial mechanical fixation of a hamstring graft and subsequent biologic bonding of the graft to the walls of a femoral tunnel. The apparatus includes a two-part screw assembly that is introduced through the lateral femoral condyle. The two-part screw assembly ...


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Ilwhan Park, Stephen M Howell: System and method for manufacturing arthroplasty jigs. OtisMed Corporation, Polsinelli Shughart PC, July 17, 2012: US08221430 (128 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a method of computer generating a three-dimensional surface model of an arthroplasty target region of a bone forming a joint. The method may include: generating two-dimensional images of at least a portion of the bone; generating an open-loop contour line along the arthroplasty t ...


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Stephen M Howell: Tibial guide. Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 3, 2001: US06254605 (98 worldwide citation)

A drill guide for determining the site for and drilling a tunnel in a tibia during an anterior cruciate ligament replacement procedure and method for using same are also disclosed. The drill guide utilizes a multiple-point anatomical reference system for determining the most favorable position for t ...


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Stephen M Howell: Method for ACL reconstruction. Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 5, 1996: US05570706 (89 worldwide citation)

An improved method of reconstructing a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). After the knee joint is examined, the gracilis and semitendinosus tendons are harvested and prepared into a graft. Wallplasty is performed and the femoral attachment site for the ACL graft is marked. A hole is drilled thro ...


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Ryan A Kaiser, Kevin T Stone, Stephen M Howell: Method and apparatus for soft tissue attachment. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, April 13, 2010: US07695503 (55 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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James A Boucher, Stephen M Howell, James Marcinek, Troy Walters: Apparatus and method for tibial fixation of soft tissue. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 19, 2002: US06482232 (50 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for tibial fixation of a soft tissue graft includes a body having a first side and a second side. A first plurality of spikes extend from the second side of the body each having a first length. A second plurality of spikes extend from the second side of the body each having a ...