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Greg A Johnson, Wayne P Griffin, James A Magovern, David W Kletzli: System, method and apparatus for sternal closure. Cardiac Assist Technologies, Ansel M Schwartz, April 4, 2000: US06045572 (103 worldwide citation)

A system for closing together a first side of a sternum and a second side of the sternum of a patient. The system includes a first grommet to be disposed in the first side. The system includes a second grommet adapted to be disposed in the second side. The system includes a mechanism for placing a g ...


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Greg A Johnson, Wayne P Griffin, James A Magovern, David W Kletzli: System, method and apparatus for sternal closure. Cardiac Assist Technologies, Ansel M Schwartz, October 16, 2001: US06302899 (76 worldwide citation)

A system for closing together a first side of a sternum and a second side of the sternum of a patient. The system includes a first grommet to be disposed in the first side. The system includes a second grommet adapted to be disposed in the second side. The system includes a mechanism for placing a g ...


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Kevin T Stone, Brian K Berelsman, Zachary Wagner: Method and apparatus for sternal closure. Biomet Manufacturing, Harness Dickey, December 3, 2013: US08597327 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for securing a fractured or sectioned sternum in a patient's body is disclosed. The apparatus can include an attachment member and an adjustable flexible member construct. The attachment member can have a flexible member holder. The adjustable flexible member construct can hav ...


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Kevin T Stone, Brian K Berelsman, Zachary Wagner: Method and Apparatus for Sternal Closure. Biomet Sports Medicine, Schwegman Lunberg & Woessner P A, May 9, 2017: US09642661 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for securing a fractured or sectioned sternum in a patient's body is disclosed. The apparatus can include an attachment member and an adjustable flexible member construct. The attachment member can have a flexible member holder. The adjustable flexible member construct can hav ...


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Johnson Greg A, Griffin Wayne P, Magovern James A, Kletzli David W: System, method and apparatus for sternal closure. Cardiac Assist Technologies, August 8, 2001: EP1121058-A1

A system for closing together a first side of a sternum and a second side of the sternum of a patient. The system includes a first grommet to be disposed in the first side. The system includes a second grommet adapted to be disposed in the second side. The system includes a mechanism for placing a g ...


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Greg A Johnson, Wayne P Griffin, James A Magovern, David W Kletzli: System, method and apparatus for sternal closure. Ansel M Schwartz, June 20, 2002: US20020077659-A1

A system for closing together a first side of a sternum and a second side of the sternum of a patient. The system includes a first grommet to be disposed in the first side. The system includes a second grommet adapted to be disposed in the second side. The system includes a mechanism for placing a g ...


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Kevin T Stone, Brian K Berelsman, Zachary Wagner: Method and Apparatus for Sternal Closure. Biomet Sports Medicine, May 5, 2011: US20110106153-A1

A method and apparatus for securing a fractured or sectioned sternum in a patient's body is disclosed. The apparatus can include an attachment member and an adjustable flexible member construct. The attachment member can have a flexible member holder. The adjustable flexible member construct can hav ...


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Johnson Greg A, Griffin Wayne P, Magovern James A, Kletzli David W: System, method and apparatus for sternal closure. Cardiac Assist Technologies, Johnson Greg A, Griffin Wayne P, Magovern James A, Kletzli David W, SCHWARTZ Ansel M, April 27, 2000: WO/2000/022992

This invention is a system (10) for closing together a first side (12), and a second side (14) of a sternum. The system (10) includes a first grommet (161) to be disposed on the first side (12), a second grommet (162) being adapted to the second side (14), a mechanism (18) for placing a grommet (16) ...


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Method And Apparatus For Sternal Closure. Biomet Sports Medicine, March 27, 2014: US20140088655-A1

A method and apparatus for securing a fractured or sectioned sternum in a patient's body is disclosed. The apparatus can include an attachment member and an adjustable flexible member construct. The attachment member can have a flexible member holder. The adjustable flexible member construct can hav ...