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Goldfarb Eric A, Sarabia Jaime E, Raschdorf Alfred H, Madden John P: Locking mechanisms for fixation devices and methods of engaging tissue. Evalve, Goldfarb Eric A, Sarabia Jaime E, Raschdorf Alfred H, Madden John P, THOMPSON Lynn M, December 1, 2005: WO/2005/112792 (43 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods are provided for tissue approximation and repair at treatment sites. In particular, fixation devices are provided comprising a pair of fixation elements each having a first end, a free end opposite the first end, and an engagement surface therebetween for engaging the ti ...


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Eric A Goldfarb, Jaime E Sarabia, Alfred H Raschdorf, John P Madden: Locking mechanisms for fixation devices and methods of engaging tissue. Evalve, Sughrue Mion PLLC, Jonathan Feuchtwang, January 1, 2013: US08343174 (42 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for tissue approximation and repair. Fixation devices comprise a pair of elements each having a first end, a free end opposite the first end, and an engagement surface therebetween for engaging the tissue, the first ends being moveable between an open position wherei ...


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Crook David F: Method and apparatus for making customized fixation devices.. American Med Electronics, December 15, 1993: EP0574098-A1 (42 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is described for making a custom fixation device. The apparatus comprises a means for scanning a treatment site and for producing image data representative of the treatment site. A means for generating a set of vectors is included for defining a set of points, the set of vecto ...


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Shohat Shaul: Soft tissue fixation devices. Bioprotect, Shohat Shaul, G E EHRLICH, September 18, 2008: WO/2008/111078 (42 worldwide citation)

Remodeling of body tissue using a bioabsorbable implant that maintains or otherwise mechanically assists a more permanent implant or other treatment take, for example, by the treatment causing fibrosis. For example, the apparatus and methods can be used for hernia, organ prolapse and cosmetic purpos ...


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Robert A Rabiner, Mark A Drew: Systems and methods for internal bone fixation. IlluminOss Medical, Greenberg Traurig, David J Dykeman, Danielle T Abramson, October 12, 2010: US07811284 (40 worldwide citation)

Internal bone fixation devices and methods for using the devices for repairing a weakened or fractured bone are disclosed herein. A device for use in repairing a fractured bone includes a delivery catheter having an elongated shaft with a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetw ...


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Ricardo Albertorio, Craig D Morgan, Jacob A Jolly, Eric S Zajac: Integrated adjustable button-suture-graft construct with two fixation devices. Arthrex, Dickstein Shapiro, May 14, 2013: US08439976 (40 worldwide citation)

An adjustable button/loop device for securing biologic material in bone, such as for ACL reconstruction. The device has a pair of button/loop constructs, each including a flexible, adjustable loop integrated with a fixation device (for example, a wedge). Biologic material (for example, soft tissue, ...


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Robert A Rabiner, Dennis P Colleran, Anthony W O Leary, Justin G Dye, Mark A Drew: Systems and methods for internal bone fixation. IlluminOss Medical, Greenberg Traurig, David J Dykeman, Danielle T Abramson, February 1, 2011: US07879041 (39 worldwide citation)

Internal bone fixation devices and methods for using the devices for repairing a weakened or fractured bone are disclosed herein. According to aspects illustrated herein, there is provided a device for repairing a fractured bone that includes a delivery catheter having an elongated shaft with a prox ...


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Gabriel Guerin: Fixation device for an artificial stone plate facing on a wall structure. Young & Thompson, November 19, 1985: US04553366 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to fixation devices, on a wall structure, and at a distance of said structure, of a facing made of the assembly of a number of modular plates.


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Robert A Rabiner, Mark A Drew: Systems and methods for internal bone fixation. IlluminOss Medical, Greenberg Traurig, David J Dykeman, Roman Fayerberg, February 5, 2013: US08366711 (37 worldwide citation)

Internal bone fixation devices and methods for using the devices for repairing a weakened or fractured bone are disclosed herein. A device for use in repairing a fractured bone includes a delivery catheter having an elongated shaft with a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetw ...


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Daniel Huan Kim, Michael Carl Michielli: Dual rod cross connectors and inserter tools. DePuy Spine, Nutter McClennen & Fish, May 18, 2010: US07717938 (35 worldwide citation)

An implantable spinal cross connector is provided for connecting one or more spinal fixation devices, and more preferably for connecting two spinal fixation rods that are implanted within a patient's spinal system. In general, an exemplary cross connector in accordance with the present invention inc ...