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E Marlowe Goble, W Karl Somers: Soft tissue anchor system. M Reid Russell, May 7, 1991: US05013316 (356 worldwide citation)

A soft tissue anchor involving a footing stud that includes a drill end followed by self tapping threads, the footing stud arranged for turning and tapping into a bone mass. The footing stud for endosteal seating at a ligament attachment site on that bone mass. A center longitudinal hole is arranged ...


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Steven E Fitts, A Frank Trott, James Gross, Lloyd Diamond, Steven T Jones, Sharon K Anderson: Bioabsorbable threaded soft tissue anchor system. Linvatec Corporation, Gene Warzecha, August 1, 2000: US06096060 (257 worldwide citation)

A bioabsorbable soft tissue anchor system comprising a cannulated soft tissue anchor for being turned through soft tissue, and a driver for driving the anchor and method for attaching soft tissue at a selected site of implantation. The soft tissue anchor is an elongated unitary body having a threade ...


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SOFT TISSUE INTERFERENCE FIT ANCHOR SYSTEM. September 25, 2014: US20140288595-A1

The soft tissue anchor system preferably has a sleeve (22) with a snap lock (21) and an insertable anchor stop (50) that permits the sutures (40) to be held under tension on insertion of the stop anchor (50).