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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier: Slotted suture anchor and method of anchoring a suture. Acufex Microsurgical, Brooks & Kushman, August 20, 1991: US05041129 (849 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor (10) for securing a suture (20) to body tissue (38) in an athroscopic surgical procedure. The suture anchor is an elongatyed tubular member (12) having first and second ends (14,16). The distal or terminal end (24) of the suture is secured to the first or leading end (14) of the sutu ...


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Hayhurst John O, Small Alan A, Cerier Jeffrey C: Ancrage de suture a fente et methode dancrage dune suture, Improved slotted suture anchor and method of anchoring a suture. Hayhurst John O, American Cyanamid Company, Hayhurst John O, Smith &Amp Nephew, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, May 14, 2002: CA2046010 (12 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor (10) for securing a suture(20) to body tissue (38) in an arthroscopic surgicalprocedure. The suture anchor is an elongated tubularmember (12) having first and second ends (14,16). Thedistal or terminal end (24) of the suture is secured tothe first or leading end (14) of the suture an ...