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Gene P DiPoto, Denise D Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey Cerier, Jose E Lizardi, Russell Warren: Expandable suture anchor. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, September 28, 1999: US05957953 (506 worldwide citation)

An adjustably expandable suture anchor is provided. The suture anchor includes a pair of members, one of which includes a suture mount, which are configured to be secured together in a selected one of a plurality of positions to cause one of the members to expand by an amount that corresponds to the ...


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Conlon Sean P, Griffith David B, Linenkugel Duane A: Expandable suture anchor. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Conlon Sean P, Griffith David B, Linenkugel Duane A, JOHNSON Phillip S, May 24, 2007: WO/2007/059068 (2 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument is provided including a shaft having a proximal end and a distal end that define an axis, wherein the distal end is penetratable into tissue. The instrument also includes a tissue stop disposed on the shaft near the distal end and changeable between a collapsed configuration and ...


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Conlon Sean P, Griffith David B, Linenkugel Duane A: Expandable suture anchor. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 30, 2008: EP1948033-A1

A self-shielding suture anchor is provided and includes a body having a proximal end and a distal end, the distal end including a penetrating tip. The suture anchor also includes a shielding element movable relative to the distal end between a shielding position, wherein the shielding element is dis ...


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Sean P Conlon: Expandable suture anchor. Thompson Hine, May 17, 2007: US20070112385-A1

An expandable suture anchor is provided for use with an applicator. The suture anchor has a body formed from a biocompatible spring material such that the suture anchor has a first configuration when positioned within the applicator and a second configuration after deployment from the applicator, wh ...


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Dipoto Gene P, Fitzpatrick Denise D, Cerier Jeffrey, Lizardi Jose E, Warren Russell: Expandable suture anchor. Smith & Nephew, DEVLIN Peter J, August 21, 1997: WO/1997/029693

An adjustably expandable suture anchor (10) includes a pair of members, one of which includes a suture mount, that is configured to be secured together in a selected one of a plurality of positions to cause one of the members to expand by an amount that corresponds to the selected position. The expa ...