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W Karl Somers, Marlowe E Goble: Suture anchor assembly. Marlowe E Goble, M Reid Russell, December 30, 1986: US04632100 (535 worldwide citation)

A cylindrical suture anchor having a drill formed on one end thereof and flights of threads formed on the other whereto at least one section of suture is permanently secured, the anchor to be turned through a driver maintained and turned by a separate drilling device operated by an orthopedic surgeo ...


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Kevin R Stone, Allen H DeSatnick: Suture anchor assembly. Kevin R Stone, Lappin & Kusmer, December 6, 1994: US05370662 (456 worldwide citation)

Suture anchor assembly for attaching soft tissue to bone. The assembly includes an elongated member having a self-tapping threaded portion at one proximal end, and an integral eyelet for receiving a suture at its distal end. The distal end further includes a receiver for a rotating driver device, su ...


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Daniel R Lee, Thomas W Sander: Suture anchor installation system. United States Surgical Corporation, October 11, 1994: US05354298 (417 worldwide citation)

The suture anchor installation system comprises a suture anchor assembly engaged with a suture anchor insertion tool. The suture anchor assembly features a two-piece suture anchor for insertion into a pre-drilled hole in a bone and at least one suture having at least one surgical needle affixed ther ...


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Reinhold Schmieding: Suture anchor with attached disk. Arthrex, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, February 22, 2000: US06027523 (384 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor assembly for attachment of tissue to bone includes a suture anchor having a distal end and a proximal end, the proximal end having an opening. A filament strand is looped through the opening and is attached at either end to a disk. The disk has a central opening that accommodates a s ...


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Raymond Thal: Captured-loop knotless suture anchor assembly. Hoffman Wasson & Gitler, January 20, 1998: US05709708 (374 worldwide citation)

An enhanced knotless suture anchor assembly having a snag element or recess attached to, or formed in, an anchor assembly, for capturing a looped section of the suture element for enhanced knotless surgical soft tissue reattachment to bone.


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Raymond Thal: Process for attaching tissue to bone using a captured-loop knotless suture anchor assembly. Hoffman Wasson & Gitler, April 6, 1999: US05891168 (354 worldwide citation)

An enhanced knotless suture anchor assembly having a snag element or recess attached to, or formed in, an anchor assembly, for capturing a looped section of the suture element for enhanced knotless surgical soft tissue reattachment to bone, and an unique method for using a plurality of anchors and a ...


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Raymond Thal: Knotless suture anchor assembly. Hoffman Wasson & Gitler, February 24, 1998: US05720765 (339 worldwide citation)

A one-piece or two-piece knotless suture anchor assembly for the attachment or reattachment or repair of tissue to a bone mass. The assembly allows for an endoscopic or open surgical procedure to take place without the requirement of tying a knot for reattachment of tissue to bone mass. In one embod ...


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T Wade Fallin, M Todd Miller, Gordon Baker: Soft tissue repair system. Stryker Endoscopy, Workman Nydegger, December 6, 2005: US06972027 (339 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor delivery system includes a handle having a needle extending therefrom. A suture anchor assembly is slidably received on the needle. The suture anchor assembly includes a proximal anchor, a distal anchor, and a suture extending therebetween. The suture is secured to the proximal ancho ...


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Dennis McDevitt: Suture anchor assembly and methods. Innovasive Devices, Choate Hall & Stewart, July 1, 1997: US05643321 (322 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor assembly is described which includes an elongated insertion stem and an approximately cylindrical anchoring element having an axial channel for receiving the insertion stem. In its nonexpended state, the anchoring element can be placed into a pre-filled opening in a bone. An expander ...


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Raymond Thal: Knotless suture anchor assembly. Hoffman Wasson & Gitler, August 19, 1997: US05658313 (303 worldwide citation)

A knotless suture anchor assembly for the attachment or reattachment or repair of tissue to a bone mass. The assembly allows for an endoscopic or open surgical procedure to take place without the requirement of tying a knot for reattachment of tissue to bone mass. A spike member is inserted through ...