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US20120232589 Suture treatment method and suture construction/kit therrefor  
A suture method, suture construction, and suture kit enables health care providers and patients to select colored sutures from a wide variety of colors. The variously colored sutures enable the...
US20150018876 LOW PROFILE TISSUE ANCHORS, TISSUE ANCHOR SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR THEIR DELIVERY AND USE  
Tissue anchors include a flat, broad, and large contact surface for engagement with a portion of tissue. Several embodiments of composite tissue anchors include a support element and an overlay...
US20110270306 Method and Apparatus for Coupling Soft Tissue to Bone  
A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. A bone engaging fastener is coupled to bone. A second fastener is coupled to a...
US20150250476 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TISSUE SUSPENSION AND COMPRESSION  
Suture passer systems for tissue suspension and tissue compression are described. The system can include a shaft and a needle, wherein the needle is freely rotatable with respect to the shaft. The...
US20100217316 Suture treatment method and kit therefor  
A suture method and kit enables health care providers and patients to select colored sutures from a wide variety of colors. The colored sutures enable the patient to adorn a skin wound site so as...
US20150133997 SYSTEM AND A METHOD FOR SURGICAL SUTURE FIXATION  
A surgical suture fixation system includes a delivery guide, an anchor, a movable anchor deployment component and a spring mechanism provided between the delivery guide and the anchor deployment...
US20150032154 SUTURE FOR SOFT TISSUE REPAIR  
A method for repairing a soft tissue includes boring a first nest in a portion of a bone at a first location, boring a second nest through a portion of the bone at a second location, shuttling a...
US20110313431 SUTURE AND ANCHOR FOR PERIODONTAL PROCEDURES AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME  
A suture system that includes at least one suture having an end portion, a loop portion configured to be disposed about a fixed point and an anchor configured to be connected to the end portion...
US20130085512 MENISCAL ROOT ATTACHMENT REPAIR  
An assembly for meniscal repair including a first tissue fixation member configured to secure a meniscal tissue, a suture anchor having a proximal end, a distal end, a central axis defined...
US20120116448 LENGTH-CONTROL SUTURE TECHNIQUE  
A method of suturing a wound using a length-control technique. The method includes the step of placing a first pass of suture having barbs, with a first pre-attached needle, completely through the...
US20110125287 Reinforced Tissue Patch  
A method of improving the mechanical properties of a tissue patch is provided. The method includes the steps of providing a tissue patch and placing at least one barbed suture along at least a...
US20150157319 COATED LOOPED SUTURE  
A suture including a reinforced loop is described herein. The suture includes an elongate body including a proximal section and a distal section, wherein the distal section includes first and...
US20140135833 COATED LOOPED SUTURE  
A suture including a reinforced loop is described herein. The suture includes an elongate body including a proximal section and a distal section, wherein the distal section includes first and...
US20110251639 Coated Looped Suture  
A suture including a reinforced loop is described herein. The suture includes an elongate body including a proximal section and a distal section, wherein the distal section includes first and...
US20130060265 IMPLANTS FOR CREATING CONNECTIONS TO TISSUE PARTS, IN PARTICULAR TO SKELETAL PARTS, AS WELL AS DEVICE AND METHOD FOR IMPLANTATION THEREOF  
Implants for forming a positive connection with human or animal parts include a material, such as thermoplastics and thixotropic materials, that can be liquefied by means of mechanical energy. The...
US20120010635 AUTO-GRAFT BIO-SYNTHETIC MESH FOR VENTRAL AND PARASTOMAL HERNIA REPAIR AND METHOD OF ATTACHMENT  
An auto-graft bio-synthetic mesh and a method of application for wound closure is described. The mesh is utilized for wound closure wherein an abdominal incision is effected through the peritoneum...
US20110245929 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR JOINT HEALING AND REPAIR  
The invention in some aspects provides implantable articles comprising in vitro-prepared tissues for joint repair. Devices and methods for introducing implantable articles into a subject are also...
US20130218204 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FORMING BARBS ON A SUTURE  
A station for cutting a barb suture is provided. The barb cutting station includes a suture transport assembly for supporting a first suture, a first knife assembly for forming barbs on the first...
US20110054524 IMPLANTABLE PROSTHETIC CORD  
A medical cord and surgical procedure for the connection of a first tissue site to a second tissue site. The cord comprises a main length having a width and end portions having respective widths...
US20140336702 EXPANDABLE CLIP FOR TISSUE REPAIR  
An apparatus, system, and method for repairing openings such as septal defects includes advancing a catheter to the site of the defect, grasping opposing edges of the defect, passing one or more...
US20150142050 Suture and Soft Anchor Assembly and Method of Making the Same  
A method of anchoring a suture into a pilot hole in bone, utilizing a suture anchor. A lumen-defining circular soft wall, having a first and second end, is slidably engaged to a piece of suture, a...
US20140364904 KNOTLESS SUTURE, AND KIT CONTAINING SAME  
The present invention relates to a suture which is firmly maintained and fixed to an operation site to stably sustain suturing or lifting effects for a long time. More specifically, the present...
US20120172931 IMPLANTED MEDICAL DEVICE USEFUL FOR COSMETIC SURGERY  
The present invention discloses a minimally invasive multipoint fixation device adapted to laparoscopically locally reposition body tissues. The device comprises: a distal anchor, a proximal...
US20120150221 Adhesive Suture Structure and Methods of Using the Same  
According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a surgical suture needle assembly is provided including an elongate tube defining a lumen through at least a portion of a length thereof; and a...
US20150051642 Tissue Fixation Device  
A tissue fixation device includes an elongated body extending between a distal portion including a barbed loop, and a proximal portion including a blunt tip. The elongated body, proximal portion,...
US20150039027 Tissue Fixation Device  
A tissue fixation device includes an elongated body extending between a proximal portion and a distal portion including a plurality of barbed loops. The elongated body, proximal portion, and...
US20140155914 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PASSING SUTURES THROUGH TISSUE  
A suture passer device is provided including a jaw configuration that grasps targeted tissue such as tendons or muscles in a similar manner as existing suture passer devices; however, the device...
US20110015672 Method for Coating a Medical Device  
The present disclosure provides coatings for medical devices, methods for applying such coatings, and medical devices possessing such coatings.
US20130023928 KNOTLESS SUTURE CONSTRUCTS  
Systems and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs, without knot tying. The soft tissue repair systems include self-cinching constructs with at least one splice area, a turning loop (turning...
US20150088196 SUTURE FOR SOFT TISSUE REPAIR  
A system for repairing a soft tissue includes a first suture anchor, a suture and a second suture anchor. The first suture anchor is disposed at a first location on a bone. The suture is defined...
US20150127047 SLING SUSPENSION SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING THE THUMB OF A PATIENT AFTER BASAL JOINT ARTHROPLASTY  
A sling suspension system for supporting the thumb of a patient after basal joint arthroplasty, the sling suspension system comprising: an index metacarpal anchor, a thumb metacarpal anchor and a...
US20130289620 SQUARE LOCK SUTURE KNOT  
A method for forming a suture knot, the method comprising: folding a strand of suture in half;forming two dog-ear loops at the bend of the suture strand;folding down the two dog-ear loops so as to...
US20110106151 SQUARE LOCK SUTURE KNOT  
A method for forming a suture knot, the method comprising: folding a strand of suture in half;forming two dog-ear loops at the bend of the suture strand;folding down the two dog-ear loops so as to...
US20110230911 RECOMBINANT SPIDER SILK PROTEINS  
The present invention is directed to recombinant spider silk proteins, nucleic acids, coding for these recombinant spider silk proteins, as well as hosts suitable for expressing those nucleic...
US20150051643 SURGICAL SUTURES INCORPORATED WITH STEM CELLS OR OTHER BIOACTIVE MATERIALS  
Materials and methods for immobilizing bioactive molecules, stem and other precursor cells, and other agents of therapeutic value in surgical sutures and other tissue scaffold devices are...
US20100298637 SUTURE WITH A POINTED END AND AN ANCHOR END AND WITH EQUALLY SPACED TISSUE GRASPING PROTRUSIONS LOCATED AT SUCCESSIVE AXIAL LOCATIONS  
A tissue connector has a first pointed end, an anchor end, a body with a periphery and a plurality of protrusions projecting from said periphery of said body. The plurality of protrusions are...
US20150045832 SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS FOR SECURING TISSUE USING A SUTURE HAVING ONE OR MORE PROTRUSIONS  
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for securing soft tissue to bone. One exemplary embodiment of a surgical repair construct includes an anchor, a filament having a snare on one end and a...
US20140343604 Soft Tissue Fixation Using A Looped Suture Construct  
A looped suture construct is formed by looping a suture on itself and slidably connecting the suture through an anchoring structure such that a looped end and a free end of the suture are on...
US20110238111 Soft Tissue Fixation Using A Looped Suture Construct  
A looped suture construct is formed by looping a suture on itself and slidably connecting the suture through an anchoring structure such that a looped end and a free end of the suture are on...
US20150066078 Looped Tissue Fixation Device  
A tissue fixation device includes a barbed body in a general figure eight configuration including a first loop intersecting a second loop. The barbed body may include a third loop at a proximal...
US20140243891 TISSUE PROTECTOR SUTURE CONSTRUCTS  
Fixation of soft tissue to bone (or of soft tissue to soft tissue) is performed using a flexible material (for example, a suture strand, a braid, a suture tape, a stuffed suture, or a combination...
US20110093010 BARBED SUTURE CREATED HAVING BARBS DEFINED BY VARIABLE-ANGLE CUT  
A barbed suture is disclosed having barbs defined by a variable-angle cut surface. A cutting bed supports the suture during cutting. A cutting device is moved through the suture thread along a...
US20140025106 COLORED SUTURE CONSTRUCTION  
A colored suture includes an elongate woven braid of filaments including one or more ends made of an ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE). The suture also includes second and third...
US20140257380 METHOD OF CONNECTING BODY TISSUE TO A BONE  
An improved method of connecting body tissue to a bone in a body. The method includes utilizing an anchor with a conical leading end, a trailing end, a central longitudinal axis passing through...
US20150134060 Cortical loop fixation system for ligament and bone reconstruction  
A system is disclosed for repairing and reconstructing an injured intra-articular, extra-articular ligament or tendon to a bone. The system includes realigning the axis of a bone, and further...
US20140277124 TISSUE ANCHORING AND DEPLOYMENT SYSTEMS  
Tissue anchoring and deployment systems are described herein. Generally, an anchor housing may define a receiving channel within or along its periphery. A securement member which is adjustably...
US20140188164 Surgical Constructs and Methods for Securing Tissue  
Suture constructs and methods are provided for securing soft tissue to bone. One exemplary embodiment of a construct includes a first limb, a second limb, a coaxial region, and a collapsible snare...
US20140188163 SURGICAL CONSTRUCTS AND METHODS FOR SECURING TISSUE  
Suture constructs and methods are provided for securing soft tissue to bone. One exemplary embodiment of a construct includes a first limb, a second limb, a coaxial region, and a collapsible snare...
US20130231699 LOCKING SUTURE  
A locking suture comprises a main suture branch with at least one member fixably attached, wherein the main suture branch and at least one member pass through a suture eyelet of the locking suture...
US20130165971 BARB CONFIGURATIONS FOR BARBED SUTURES  
A barbed suture for connecting tissue, and a combination surgical needle with a barbed suture. The suture includes an elongated body and a plurality of barbs projecting from the body. Each barb...