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US20130172997 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DELIVERING AND POSITIONING SHEET-LIKE MATERIALS IN SURGERY  
An implant delivery system for delivering a sheet-like implant is disclosed. The implant delivery system includes a distal guidewire port for receiving the proximal end of guidewire after the...
US20120226354 METHOD OF USING AN IMPLANT FOR TREATMENT OF LIGAMENTS AND TENDONS  
A method of treating a ligament or tendon according to the present invention can include inserting a tissue-generating implant into the ligament or tendon to thereby treat the defect. The...
US20140371853 TENDON REPAIR IMPLANT AND METHOD OF ARTHROSCOPIC IMPLANTATION  
A tendon repair implant for treatment of a partial thickness tear in the supraspinatus tendon of the shoulder is provided. The implant may incorporate features of rapid deployment and fixation by...
US20110224702 TENDON REPAIR IMPLANT AND METHOD OF ARTHROSCOPIC IMPLANTATION  
A tendon repair implant for treatment of a partial thickness tear in the supraspinatus tendon of the shoulder is provided. The implant may incorporate features of rapid deployment and fixation by...
US20150196384 METHODS OF USING COMPRESSIBLE TUBES FOR PLACING IMPLANTS  
Medical delivery devices include a needle and a flexible compressible impermeable tube attached to the needle. The compressible tube has an open interior channel. The device is adapted to...
US20120259415 STRUCTURALLY MODIFIED ACELLULAR TISSUE ENGINEERING SCAFFOLDS AND METHODS OF PRODUCTION  
Methods are provided for producing a bioscaffold from natural tissues by oxidizing a decellularized tissue to produce a bioscaffold having pores therein. The pore size and porosity is increased to...
US20110046732 STRUCTURALLY MODIFIED ACELLULAR TISSUE ENGINEERING SCAFFOLDS AND METHODS OF PRODUCTION  
Methods are provided for producing a bioscaffold from natural tissues by oxidizing a decellularized tissue to produce a bioscaffold having pores therein. The pore size and porosity is increased to...
US20130123920 DEVICE FOR TENDON AND LIGAMENT TREATMENT  
Devices and methods for treating defects in connective tissue are provided along with methods for making such devices. The devices can include acellular arterial tissue matrices that facilitate...
US20150012092 CARBON NANOTUBES AND GRAPHENE PATCHES AND IMPLANTS FOR BIOLOGICAL TISSUE  
The present invention relates to a novel composition comprising carbon nanotubes and/or graphene and a supporting material that can be used as an implant, patch or construct for the treatment,...
US20110282447 COMPRESSIBLE TUBES FOR PLACING IMPLANTS AND RELATED MEDICAL KITS AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
Medical delivery devices include a needle and a flexible compressible impermeable tube attached to the needle. The compressible tube has an open interior channel. The device is adapted to...
US20120226355 TENODESIS IMPLANT AND INSERTER AND METHODS FOR USING SAME  
The present invention provides a novel split barbed fixation device for tenodesis, soft tissue reattachment of tendons and ligaments to bones. The insertion device is adapted for an entirely...
US20110319993 TENDON OR LIGAMENT TISSUE ENGINEERING  
This document relates to methods and materials involved in tendon or ligament tissue engineering. For example, methods and materials for generating a composite of acellular tendon or ligament...
US20100191332 Implantable Tendon Protection Systems and Related Kits and Methods  
An implantable tendon protection system includes a body adapted to be implanted within a bursa overlying a tendon of a patient to protect the tendon. The body may be fixed to the tendon with...
US20120221121 BONE FIXATED, ARTICULATED JOINT LOAD CONTROL DEVICE  
A load control device can be attached to bones on either side of an articulated joint in order to control the forces and loads experienced by the joint. The device comprises an apparatus for...
US20120323323 MICRO-ALLOYED POROUS METAL HAVING OPTIMIZED CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
A micro-alloyed porous metal is disclosed having an optimized chemical composition to achieve targeted mechanical properties for use as an orthopaedic implant and a cell/soft tissue receptor. The...
US20140350677 DECELLULARIZED COMPOSITE TISSUE BIOSCAFFOLDS FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL TISSUE INTERFACE RECONSTRUCTION AND METHODS OF PRODUCTION  
One aspect of the present invention is a method of producing a decellularized composite tissue bioscaffold for musculoskeletal tissue interface reconstruction by physicochemically treating a...
US20120071975 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING IN FLEXOR TENDON REPAIR AND REHABILITATION  
A device and method used to protect at least one end of a severed flexor tendon from contacting the edge of a flexor tendon pulley. The device, in one embodiment, can include a body forming a...
US20140025166 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR STABILIZING TISSUE AND IMPLANTS  
An implant for repairing a joint between a first bone and a second bone includes a first section constructed of a substantially rigid material and a graft constructed of soft tissue having a first...
US20140200667 Implants for Soft and Hard Tissue Regeneration  
Implants for osteo and osteochondral repair have been developed. These implants include a series of channels between the upper and lower surfaces of the implants, such that when implanted the...
US20090299467 MEDICAL IMPLANT COMPRISING A BIOLOGICAL SUBSTRATE AND A DIAMOND-LIKE CARBON COATING  
Described is an implant for use in medical applications and methods of making and using the implant. The implant includes a hydrated substrate and a diamond-like carbon coating on the substrate....
US20140277448 METHODS OF MAKING REINFORCED SOFT GRAFTS WITH SUTURE LOOP/NEEDLE CONSTRUCT  
Surgical constructs and methods for tissue to bone repair employing a tissue construct reinforced with a reinforcement (reinforcing) material such as suture, tape, weave or mesh, among many...
US20120283829 FAN FOLDED FASCIA LATA FOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT SUBSTITUTION AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING THE SAME  
Cruciate ligament substitutes are formed using fan-folded fascia lata grafts. Devices of making the same and methods of making and using the same are described herein. The fan-folded fascia lata...
US20110046734 Ligament And Tendon Prosthesis  
The invention provides a tendon or ligament prosthesis having an undeployed configuration and a deployed configuration. The prosthesis has a resistance to tension in the undeployed configuration...
US20130325122 LOW CONTACT FEMORAL AND TIBIAL BASES  
Various embodiments are directed to femoral and tibial bases that form structures of an implantable mechanical energy absorbing system. A bone facing surface of each type of base has a main...
US20100298937 MECHANICALLY COMPETENT SCAFFOLD FOR LIGAMENT AND TENDON REGENERATION  
A multi-region device for repair, regeneration or reconstruction in articular tissue injury such as torn ligaments and tendons is provided. The device comprises at least one degradable material...
US20130274879 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TENDON REPAIR  
Disclosed is a device and method for repairing a partially or totally ruptured tendon. The device comprises an implant placed inside or outside of the tendon on either side of the rupture in order...
US20140052247 Placental tissue grafts modified with a cross-linking agent and methods of making and using the same  
Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta that possess good adhesion to biological tissues and are useful in would healing applications. In one aspect, the tissue graft includes...
US20140309738 Membrane-Scaffold Composites for Tissue Engineering Applications  
Collagen-glycosaminoglycan membrane shell scaffold core composites for connective tissue engineering that avoids aspects of the typical tradeoff between mechanical properties (i.e. modulus,...
US20150190223 GRAFT INTRODUCER  
An instrument for placing a graft into a bone tunnel comprises an elongated shaft having a forked distal end comprising a pair of tines. A suture spans a space defined between the tines whereby...
US20080161855 Kit for Intervertebral Connection System  
This invention relates to a kit for an intervertebral connection system comprising an intervertebral motion disc and a ligament having: i) a central portion,ii) first and second end portions,...
US20130345810 BAND-LIKE STRUCTURE FOR THE AUGMENTATION OF A LIGAMENT  
The invention relates to a band-like structure for the augmentation of a ligament, comprising a central section for fastening to an organ of the true pelvis, said central section having a central...
US20100106233 BIONANOCOMPOSITE FOR TISSUE REGENERATION AND SOFT TISSUE REPAIR  
The present invention provides a bionanocomposite including a pre-selected decellularized tissue crosslinked with a pre-selected nanomaterial. Also provided is a process for fabricating the...
US20110066241 DEMINERALIZED CANCELLOUS BONE SCAFFOLDS  
The present invention provides a cancellous bone scaffold to use in the replacement or repair of connective tissue such as ligaments and tendons. The cancellous bone scaffold has a fully...
US20110276137 TUBULAR IMPLANTABLE CORD  
A surgical cord (100, 200,101)comprising a tubular section along its main length and comprising regions (600, 608, 601) exhibiting different mechanical and/or physical properties resultant from a...
US20100179591 PATCH AUGMENTATION OF ACHILLES TENDON REPAIRS  
A method according to embodiments of the present invention for repairing an Achilles tendon that has completely or partially ruptured leaving a distal stump extending from a calcaneus and a...
US20090018655 Composite Implant for Surgical Repair  
Disclosed are biocompatible implants that combine a scaffold material for supporting long term repair of a soft tissue with an elongated member such as a suture for aiding in placement of the...
US20080009942 Method for in situ repair of injured, damaged, diseased or aged articular cartilage  
A method for treatment of injured, damaged, diseased or aged articular cartilage using neo-cartilage constructs implanted into a joint cartilage lesion in situ. The implantation of the construct...
US20090227905 CALCULATING THE POSITION OF BODY PARTS, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT ANATOMICAL SYMMETRY  
The present application relates to a method for determining the position or relative position of body parts, taking into account the anatomical symmetry, wherein at least one first-side body part...
US20110184227 PROSTHETIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
An implantable device for use in tissue and ligament repair comprising at least one knitted section and at least one single continuous fiber traversing the at least one knitted section, the at...
US20110282448 METHODS OF MAKING COLLAGEN FIBER MEDICAL CONSTRUCTS AND RELATED MEDICAL CONSTRUCTS, INCLUDING TUBES FOR AUTO AND/OR ALLO-GRAFTS  
The disclosure describes methods of winding collagen fiber to make medical constructs and related collagen fiber tube and patch devices.
US20100010631 Method and articles for treatment of stress urinary incontinence  
Improved methods and apparatuses for treatment of incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse are provided. A neo ligament for increasing the supportive function of the tissues supporting the urethra,...
US20100174368 PLATELET-DERIVED GROWTH FACTOR COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF TENDON AND LIGAMENT INJURIES  
The invention provides compositions and methods for treatment of tendon and ligament injuries and/or repair of damaged tendons and ligament. The invention provides compositions comprising a...
US20100234949 DEVICE FOR ELASTIC LIGATURE OF TISSUES  
A device for elastic ligature of tissues comprises: a first and a second element, one of which exhibits a support portion for at least a rubber ring, the elements being slidably coupled to one...
US20100121447 METHOD FOR REPLACING A LIGAMENT IN A KNEE  
A method of providing a replacement anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) provides a tibial tunnel and at least one femoral tunnel for receiving the replacement ligament, the femoral and tibial tunnels...
US20060074423 Method of using an implant for treament of ligaments and tendons  
A method of treating a ligament or tendon according to the present invention can include inserting a tissue-generating implant into the ligament or tendon to thereby treat the defect. The...
US20140350675 CONNECTIVE TISSUE REPAIR PAD  
The invention relates to an implantable prosthetic device for the repair of connective tissue in an animal or a human. In one embodiment, an implantable prosthetic device (100) for the repair of...
US20090076604 ARTIFICIAL LIGAMENTS FOR JOINT APPLICATIONS  
A ligament incorporated into a prosthetic joint exhibiting a plasticized, elongated and deformable material. A fibrous material is internally disposed within the deformable material, the fibrous...
US20100286775 Ligament and Tendon Prosthesis  
The invention provides a ligament or tendon prosthesis. The prosthesis has at least two load bearing elements (6a, 6b) arranged in series and having different mechanical properties. The invention...
US20090216326 TENDON REPAIR APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A method and apparatus for tendon repair includes an elongated member of a generally tubular shape having two barbed sections with oppositely directed barbs and a middle portion between the barbed...
US20090054982 Elastic metallic replacement ligament  
This invention relates generally to orthopedic implants for reconstruction of severed, ruptured, or damaged ligaments. More particularly, this invention relates to an improved elastic replacement...

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