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Theodore V Benderev, Timothy Charles Ryan: Systems for securing sutures, grafts and soft tissue to bone and periosteum. Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, March 13, 2001: US06200330 (601 worldwide citation)

Devices for affixing sutures, grafts and tissues to bone, and soft tissue such as periosteum. In a first embodiment, the invention comprises a piton member implantable within bone having a post or eyelet formed thereon to which the suture or tissue may be attached. The piton member is designed to be ...


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John T Grayhack, Theodore V Benderev: Medical instrument for containment and removal of calculi. Northwestern University, Tilton Fallon Lungmus, September 16, 1986: US04611594 (383 worldwide citation)

Several versions of instruments are disclosed which are useful for the containment of calculi to minimize injury to surrounding tissue during removal and/or destruction of such calculi. In each embodiment a suitable grasping device is utilized to locate and grasp a stone (calculus) in a body passage ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Neil H Naves, Mark J Legome: Bladder neck suspension procedure. Boston Scientic Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 18, 1997: US05611515 (382 worldwide citation)

The surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence is disclosed. The disclosed methods include: 1) a technique of probe passage to avoid injuring the bladder and to provide a more accurate and reproducible capture of the pubocervical fascia lateral to the bladder neck and urethra, 2) anchor fixat ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Neil H Naves, Mark J Legome, Sheila Wallin: Bone anchor implantation device. Boston Scientific Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 16, 1998: US05766221 (300 worldwide citation)

Bone anchor implantation devices for use in the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence are disclosed. Methods for positioning a bone anchor implantation device over a bone and for installing a bone anchor in a bone are also disclosed.


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Theodore V Benderev, Neil H Naves, Mark J Legome: Bladder neck suspension procedure. Boston Scientific Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 19, 1999: US05860425 (289 worldwide citation)

The surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence is disclosed. The disclosed methods include: 1) a technique of probe passage to avoid injuring the bladder and to provide a more accurate and reproducible capture of the pubocervical fascia lateral to the bladder neck and urethra, 2) anchor fixat ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Timothy C Ryan: Systems for securing sutures, grafts and soft tissue to bone and periosteum. Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, February 5, 2008: US07326213 (288 worldwide citation)

Devices for affixing sutures, grafts and tissues to bone, and soft tissue such as periosteum. Such devices are designed to be deployed and selectively positioned at a target site and remain seated thereat. The devices are further provided with attachment structures for securing sutures, grafts, synt ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Neil H Naves, Mark J Legome: Suture passer. Vesica Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 8, 1995: US05439467 (263 worldwide citation)

A suture passer of the type adapted for releasably retaining a suture is disclosed. The suture passer has a handle and an elongate tubular probe guide extending in a distal direction from the handle. The tubular probe guide can be straight or curved. An elongate probe is axially movably disposed wit ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Neil H Naves, Mark J Legome: Method of tensioning a suspended tissue mass. Boston Scientific Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 17, 1998: US05836315 (257 worldwide citation)

The surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence is described. The methods include: 1) a technique of probe passage to avoid injuring the bladder and to provide a more accurate and reproducible capture of the pubocervical fascia lateral to the bladder neck and urethra, 2) anchor fixation of the ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Neil H Naves, Mark J Legome: Method of securing a bone anchor. Boston Scientific Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 1, 1998: US05842478 (244 worldwide citation)

The surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence is described. The methods include: 1) a technique of probe passage to avoid injuring the bladder and to provide a more accurate and reproducible capture of the pubocervical fascia lateral to the bladder neck and urethra, 2) anchor fixation of the ...


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Theodore V Benderev, Neil H Naves, Mark J Legome: SciMed Life Systems, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, December 31, 2002: US06500194 (221 worldwide citation)

The surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence includes: 1) a technique of probe passage to avoid injuring the bladder and to provide a more accurate and reproducible capture of the pubocervical fascia lateral to the bladder neck and urethra, 2) anchor fixation of the suspending sutures to th ...