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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, Troy M Walters, Andrew Holst: Soft tissue repair assembly and associated method. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, July 6, 2010: US07749250 (125 worldwide citation)

A soft tissue repair assembly. The assembly includes a flexible member having first and second ends, and a strand passing through the flexible member. The strand has first and second strand ends extending through the flexible member, such that pulling at least one of the first and second strand ends ...


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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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Troy M Walters, Kevin T Stone: Method and apparatus for arthroscopic tunneling. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, October 20, 2009: US07604636 (72 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for repairing soft tissue through a less invasive procedure. Generally, a single shaft instrument is provided to allow for the drilling of a non-linear path into bone to facilitate tissue repair. An arthroscope can be used to monitor the procedure. Thus, smaller incisions can ...


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Kevin T Stone, Troy M Walters, Andrew Holst: Soft tissue repair assembly and associated method. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, April 2, 2013: US08409253 (69 worldwide citation)

A soft tissue repair assembly. The assembly includes a flexible member having first and second ends, and a strand passing through the flexible member. The strand has first and second strand ends extending through the flexible member, such that pulling at least one of the first and second strand ends ...


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Kevin T Stone, Troy M Walters, Gregory J Denham, Nathanael K Conner: Method and apparatuses for securing suture. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, November 9, 2010: US07828820 (59 worldwide citation)

Various suture anchors and surgical methods are provided. A two-part suture anchor is provided having a continuously threaded anchor body defining an axial bore and a pin. The pin includes a tip and a plate defining at least two suture receiving openings aligned in a single plane that is perpendicul ...


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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, October 11, 2011: US08034090 (45 worldwide citation)

A method for securing a graft to a bone includes forming a tunnel in the bone, positioning the graft in the tunnel, and securing the graft in the tunnel with an anchor. The method also includes attaching a distal end of an elongated anchor sleeve to a proximal end of the anchor and inserting a pre-c ...


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Kevin T Stone, Troy M Walters, Brandon H Miller, Ryan A Kaiser: Method and apparatus for suture anchors with a vertical eyelet. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, May 11, 2010: US07713285 (45 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor for anchoring a suture in the selected portion of an anatomical portion for fixing a suture thereto. The suture anchor including an anatomical engaging portion and a suture engaging portion wherein both the anatomical engaging portion and a suture engaging portion are adapted to be s ...


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Kevin T Stone, Ryan A Kaiser, Troy M Walters: Method and apparatus for soft tissue fixation. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, October 26, 2010: US07819898 (39 worldwide citation)

A positioning member may be released to move an anchor member to a holding position. The positioning member being operable to be held in a selected orientation until the anchor member is in a selected position.


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Kevin T Stone, Jason D Meridew, Troy M Walters, Ryan A Kaiser, Zachary M Hoffman: Method and apparatus for securing soft tissue to bone. Biomet Sports Medicine, Harness Dickey, December 14, 2010: US07850711 (35 worldwide citation)

A system and method to assist in securing a soft tissue replacement in a bone tunnel includes an expandable member having an opening and an expandable portion. A delivery structure includes a connection portion selectively coupled to the opening of the expandable member. The delivery structure is ad ...