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US20130253647 IMPLANT AND METHOD FOR REPAIR OF THE ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT  
Described herein are methods and devices for use in repair of a patient's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). These methods (and devices for performing them) allow the repair, rather than merely...
US20120179254 IMPLANT AND METHOD FOR REPAIR OF THE ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT  
Described herein are methods and devices for use in repair of a patient's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). These methods (and devices for performing them) allow the repair, rather than merely...
US20130131802 Method and System for Patella Realignment  
A method and system provide and use a patellar implant. The patellar implant includes a superior portion, an inferior portion opposite to the superior portion, an anterior portion, at least one...
US20130218272 Surgical Implantation Method and Devices for an Extra-Articular Mechanical Energy  
A surgical implantation approach for preparing a patient and precisely and effectively placing an energy absorbing apparatus relative to the patient's anatomy. Various surgical implantation...
US20150100121 BIOMIMMETIC NANOFIBER SCAFFOLD FOR SOFT TISSUE AND SOFT TISSUE-TO-BONE REPAIR, AUGMENTATION AND REPLACEMENT  
An implantable device is provided for soft-tissue or soft tissue-to-bone repair, fixation, augmentation, or replacement that includes a biomimetic and biodegradable nanofiber scaffold. Also...
US20130325123 Load Transferring Systems and Methods for Transferring Load in a Joint  
Load transferring systems and related methods for transferring load in a joint are provided. The load transferring system may include two bases configured to couple to bones defining a joint and a...
US20130304208 ACTIVE AND PASSIVE DEVICES FOR REDISTRIBUTING FORCES FOR THE MEDIAL AND LATERAL KNEE  
Implant apparatus and methods directed toward treating conditions involving the knee joint are disclosed. Full range of motion of the knee joint and tissue integrity are maintained in treatment...
US20140277444 Structure and Method for Treating Patello-Femoral Osteoarthritis  
Implant apparatus and methods directed toward treating conditions involving the knee joint and the patella specifically are disclosed. Implants that maintain alignment or address misalignment of a...
US20130331941 DOUBLE BUNDLE ACL REPAIR SYSTEM  
A system for single tunnel, double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction includes implant constructs and instruments. The implant constructs provide a combination of cortical fixation...
US20100292791 Fully synthetic implantable multi-phased scaffold  
An implantable device is provided for soft-tissue or soft tissue-to-bone repair, fixation, augmentation, or replacement that includes a biomimetic and biodegradable nanofiber scaffold. Also...
US20150005878 ACL RECONSTRUCTION TUNNEL GAUGE AND METHOD  
A depth gauge and method provide for accurate measurement of a socket portion of a bone tunnel in an ACL reconstruction.
US20150190222 LIGAMENT AND TENDON REPLACEMENT CONSTRUCTS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCTION AND USE THEREOF  
Degradable/polymeric fiber-based, three-dimensional braided scaffolds for use as graft materials in ligament and tendon repair, reconstruction and replacement are provided. Also provided are...
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...
US20140350674 Ligament System For Knee Joint  
A system for an anatomical joint includes a first fastener, a second fastener, a prosthetic ligament member, and a biasing member associated with at least one of the first and second fasteners....
US20150073551 BIOMIMETIC TISSUE GRAFT FOR LIGAMENT REPLACEMENT  
Implantable biomimetic ligaments suitable for use in ligament replacement, including, but not limited to, that of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are provided. The replacement implants...
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...
US20140031932 DOUBLE BUNDLE ACL REPAIR  
A system for single tunnel, double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction includes implant constructs and instruments. The implant constructs provide a combination of cortical fixation...
US20120283830 DOUBLE BUNDLE ACL REPAIR  
A system for single tunnel, double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction includes implant constructs and instruments. The implant constructs provide a combination of cortical fixation...
US20140303729 INTERFERENCE WEDGE FOR SECURING AN ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT GRAFT IN A BONE TUNNEL  
A wedge is used to engage on one side with a femoral tunnel or a tibial tunnel and on the opposite side engage with a bone plug. This is accomplished by forming a wedge being substantially...
US20110264216 Unlinked Implantable Knee Unloading Device  
A system and method for sharing and absorbing energy between body parts. In one particular aspect, the system is an unlinked structure which facilitates absorbing energy between members forming a...
US20120253461 PROSTHETIC LIGAMENT FOR TRANSVERSE FIXATION AND METHOD FOR MAKING IT  
A prosthetic ligament for replacing a natural articular ligament, comprising a first intraosseous end part, called the tibial end part, and a second intraosseous end part, called the femoral end...
US20130030527 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION  
Apparatus for reconstructing a ligament, the apparatus comprising: a fixation device for maintaining a graft ligament in a bone hole, the fixation device comprising: a fixation screw comprising a...
US20100305698 Knee Prosthesis Assembly With Ligament Link  
A prosthetic knee joint assembly includes a femoral component that engages a femur and at least one bearing that supports articulation of the femoral component thereon. Also, the assembly includes...
US20140324167 METHOD FOR CREATING A DOUBLE BUNDLE LIGAMENT ORIENTATION IN A SINGLE BONE TUNNEL DURING KNEE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION  
A method and construct for joint repair in which attachment of a double bundle graft ligament approximates anatomic orientation using interference fixation in a single bone tunnel. The double...
US20090306784 Total Knee Prosthesis and Method for Total Knee Arthroplasty  
A prosthetic knee implant for implantation into a mammal, which accommodates an anterior cruciate ligament substitute to provide stability to the knee implant. The prosthetic knee implant includes...
US20130268073 ADJUSTABLE SUTURE BUTTON CONSTRUCT  
An adjustable construct for fixation of a tendon or ligament graft in a tunnel. The construct comprises a flexible, adjustable loop connected to tissue (for example, graft, ligament or tendon)....
US20140277446 Implantation Approach and Instrumentality for an Energy Absorbing System  
A system for manipulating energy transferred by members defining a joint and a method of implantation includes a first attachment structure configured to be attached to a first member of the joint...
US20070162121 Method for repair and reconstruction of ruptured ligaments or tendons and for treatment of ligament and tendon injuries  
A method and a means for repair and reconstruction of ruptured ligaments and tendons by in vivo or ex vivo repair and reconstruction surgical procedures. The method comprises providing a...
US20140243976 HYBRID DOUBLE BUNDLE ACL/PCL GRAFT CONSTRUCT WITH A SINGLE GRAFT  
Techniques and reconstruction systems for fixation of bone to bone, or soft tissue to bone, that allow a double-bundle type construct with only three tunnels, a single graft and individual...
US20140330378 DOUBLE-LOOP ENDOBUTTON, OVOID TUNNEL GUIDE, AND METHOD OF ACL RE-CONSTRUCTION USING THE OVOID TUNNEL GUIDE AND THE DOUBLE-LOOP ENDOBUTTON  
A graft attachment apparatus including at least two separately formed filament loops, and a fixation member comprising at least one opening configured to receive the at least two separately formed...
US20150196325 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF PATELLOFEMORAL CONDITIONS  
Prostheses, methods and related instrumentation for treating disorders of the knee by displacing a connective tissue acting on the patella to alter the location, angle or magnitude of forces...
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...
US20140156005 Method and Apparatus for Altering Biomechanics of the Articular Joints  
Pathology of the human knee can arise from excessive and/or uneven loading of regions within the joint. Methods and apparatus are disclosed that enable displacement of soft tissue around the knee,...
US20140156004 Method and Apparatus for Altering Biomechanics of the Articular Joints  
Pathology of the human knee can arise from excessive and/or uneven loading of regions within the joint. Methods and apparatus are disclosed that enable displacement of soft tissue around the knee,...
US20130211521 Method and Apparatus for Altering Biomechanics of the Articular Joints  
Pathology of the human knee can arise from excessive and/or uneven loading of regions within the joint. Methods and apparatus are disclosed that enable displacement of soft tissue around the knee,...
US20130018463 COLLAGEN FIBER CONSTRUCTS FOR REPLACING CRUCIATE LIGAMENTS  
The present invention relates to a collagen fiber construct composed of single collagen fibers, which is sterilized with alcohol and via irradiation and not populated with cells, wherein the...
US20090287308 MEDICAL CONSTRUCTS OF TWISTED LENGTHS OF COLLAGEN FIBERS AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME  
The disclosure describes medical constructs with a plurality of collagen fibers twisted together and methods of twisting the collagen fibers to form the medical constructs.
US20110054609 TROCHLEAR IMPLANTS AND METHODS OF USE  
Implant devices, and method of using the same, are provided. The implant devices have an articular end and a stem, the stem having an oval-shaped cross-section. The articular end has an upper...
US20140296979 Implantable System With Elastic Components  
A system (100) for a controlled stressing of a reconstructed or re-natured ligament of a human or animal body comprises an anchoring element (10) for implantation in a first bone (50), at least...
US20070010884 PROSTHESES  
A replacement ligament prosthesis including an elongate replacement ligament having a femoral end and a tibial end. The prosthesis includes a bar, which in use will extend between the medial and...
US20090306776 METHODS AND PROCEDURES FOR LIGAMENT REPAIR  
Methods and devices for the repair of a ruptured ligament using a scaffold device are provided. Aspects of the invention, may include a scaffold attached by a suture to an anchor. In aspects of...
US20100016977 PCL RETAINING ACL SUBSTITUTING TKA APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A new class of total knee replacement includes a posterior cruciate ligament retaining anterior cruciate ligament substituting apparatus and method. Particular design considerations include: 1) a...
US20140379081 IN VIVO HYDRAULIC FIXATION INCLUDING BIO-RIVETS USING BIOCOMPATIBLE EXPANDABLE FIBERS  
The disclosure describes implantable medical products, that include dry or partially hydrated biocompatible constructs comprising collagen fibers configured to expand in situ after implantation to...
US20100106248 Extra-Articular Implantable Mechanical Energy Absorbing Systems  
A system and method for sharing and absorbing energy between body parts. In one particular aspect, the system facilitates absorbing energy between members forming a joint such as between...
US20050159748 Compression bio-compatible fixation for soft tissue bone fixation  
A method of soft tissue graft fixation to bone. A tunnel may be formed in a bone and a bio-compatible material may be placed in the tunnel in a liquid state using an insertion device. The soft...
US20080188933 WOVEN AND/OR BRAIDED FIBER IMPLANTS AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME  
The disclosure describes implantable bioprosthesis having an implantable braided or woven construct with a plurality of fibers interlocked or interlaced together.
US20130041465 POSITIONING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTING AN ENERGY ABSORBING SYSTEM  
Positioning instruments and related methods are described for implanting an energy absorbing system for treating joints. The positioning instruments and methods allow the energy absorbing system...
US20110112639 Positioning Systems and Methods for Implanting an Energy Absorbing System  
Positioning instruments and related methods are described for implanting an energy absorbing system for treating joints. The positioning instruments and methods allow the energy absorbing system...
US20060149258 Surgical tool and method for fixation of ligaments  
A surgical tool and method for fixation of ligaments employs a wedging element for holding the ligament in contact with supportive tissue (such as bone) of the patient. The wedging element...
US20130197638 FEMORAL AND TIBIAL BASE COMPONENTS  
Various embodiments are directed to base components that are usable with implantable mechanical energy absorbing systems. According to one embodiment, the base component includes a low-profile...

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