GB2248778B - Ligament fixator - Google Patents

Ligament fixator

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Publication number
GB2248778B
GB2248778B GB9021934A GB9021934A GB2248778B GB 2248778 B GB2248778 B GB 2248778B GB 9021934 A GB9021934 A GB 9021934A GB 9021934 A GB9021934 A GB 9021934A GB 2248778 B GB2248778 B GB 2248778B
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Prior art keywords
fixator
ligament
ligament fixator
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB9021934A
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GB2248778A (en
GB9021934D0 (en
Inventor
Ronald Bateman
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Biomet Ltd
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Biomet Ltd
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Priority to GB9021934A priority Critical patent/GB2248778B/en
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/02Prostheses implantable into the body
    • A61F2/08Muscles; Tendons; Ligaments
    • A61F2/0811Fixation devices for tendons or ligaments
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/02Prostheses implantable into the body
    • A61F2/08Muscles; Tendons; Ligaments
    • A61F2/0811Fixation devices for tendons or ligaments
    • A61F2002/0817Structure of the anchor
    • A61F2002/0823Modular anchors comprising a plurality of separate parts
    • A61F2002/0829Modular anchors comprising a plurality of separate parts without deformation of anchor parts, e.g. fixation screws on bone surface, extending barbs, cams, butterflies, spring-loaded pins
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/02Prostheses implantable into the body
    • A61F2/08Muscles; Tendons; Ligaments
    • A61F2/0811Fixation devices for tendons or ligaments
    • A61F2002/0847Mode of fixation of anchor to tendon or ligament
    • A61F2002/0864Fixation of tendon or ligament between anchor elements, e.g. by additional screws in the anchor, anchor crimped around tendon
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/02Prostheses implantable into the body
    • A61F2/08Muscles; Tendons; Ligaments
    • A61F2/0811Fixation devices for tendons or ligaments
    • A61F2002/0876Position of anchor in respect to the bone
    • A61F2002/0882Anchor in or on top of a bone tunnel, i.e. a hole running through the entire bone
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/02Prostheses implantable into the body
    • A61F2/30Joints
    • A61F2/30767Special external or bone-contacting surfaces, e.g. coating for improving bone ingrowth
    • A61F2/30771Special external or bone-contacting surfaces, e.g. coating for improving bone ingrowth applied in original prostheses, e.g. holes or grooves
    • A61F2002/30841Sharp anchoring protrusions for impaction into the bone, e.g. sharp pins, spikes
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/02Prostheses implantable into the body
    • A61F2/30Joints
    • A61F2/30767Special external or bone-contacting surfaces, e.g. coating for improving bone ingrowth
    • A61F2/30771Special external or bone-contacting surfaces, e.g. coating for improving bone ingrowth applied in original prostheses, e.g. holes or grooves
    • A61F2002/30878Special external or bone-contacting surfaces, e.g. coating for improving bone ingrowth applied in original prostheses, e.g. holes or grooves with non-sharp protrusions, for instance contacting the bone for anchoring, e.g. keels, pegs, pins, posts, shanks, stems, struts
    • A61F2002/30891Plurality of protrusions
    • A61F2002/30892Plurality of protrusions parallel
GB9021934A 1990-10-09 1990-10-09 Ligament fixator Expired - Fee Related GB2248778B (en)

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Publications (3)

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GB9021934D0 GB9021934D0 (en) 1990-11-21
GB2248778A GB2248778A (en) 1992-04-22
GB2248778B true GB2248778B (en) 1994-04-06

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US6096041A (en) 1998-01-27 2000-08-01 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Bone anchors for bone anchor implantation device
US6440154B2 (en) 1996-11-08 2002-08-27 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Protective sheath for transvaginal anchor implantation device
US6599289B1 (en) 2000-03-10 2003-07-29 Smith & Nephew, Inc. Graft anchor
US7651495B2 (en) 1990-09-24 2010-01-26 Ethicon, Inc. Methods and apparatus for preventing migration of sutures through transosseous tunnels
US7867264B2 (en) 2000-11-16 2011-01-11 Ethicon, Inc. Apparatus and method for attaching soft tissue to bone
US7896907B2 (en) 1999-07-23 2011-03-01 Ethicon, Inc. System and method for attaching soft tissue to bone
US8043205B2 (en) 2005-07-13 2011-10-25 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Snap fit sling anchor system
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EP0880343B1 (en) 1996-02-16 2004-07-07 SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. Graft anchor
EP1344495B1 (en) 1997-02-13 2008-10-08 Boston Scientific Limited Quick-connect suture fastener
US6132442A (en) * 1999-03-25 2000-10-17 Smith & Nephew Graft clamp
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US6974462B2 (en) 2001-12-19 2005-12-13 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Surgical anchor implantation device
US9750492B2 (en) 2006-08-04 2017-09-05 Depuy Mitek, Llc Suture anchor system with tension relief mechanism
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EP0238223A2 (en) * 1986-03-17 1987-09-23 Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company Tissue augmentation device
EP0279129A1 (en) * 1986-10-28 1988-08-24 Cerol Bandeira, Maria de Lourdes Device for attaching ligament or tendon prostheses having end loops to the bone, and a complete prostheses containing such a device

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EP0238223A2 (en) * 1986-03-17 1987-09-23 Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company Tissue augmentation device
EP0279129A1 (en) * 1986-10-28 1988-08-24 Cerol Bandeira, Maria de Lourdes Device for attaching ligament or tendon prostheses having end loops to the bone, and a complete prostheses containing such a device

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US8062295B2 (en) 1990-09-24 2011-11-22 Depuy Mitek, Inc. Methods and apparatus for preventing migration of sutures through transosseous tunnels
US7651495B2 (en) 1990-09-24 2010-01-26 Ethicon, Inc. Methods and apparatus for preventing migration of sutures through transosseous tunnels
US6440154B2 (en) 1996-11-08 2002-08-27 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Protective sheath for transvaginal anchor implantation device
US6096041A (en) 1998-01-27 2000-08-01 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Bone anchors for bone anchor implantation device
US8518091B2 (en) 1999-07-23 2013-08-27 Depuy Mitek, Llc System and method for attaching soft tissue to bone
US7896907B2 (en) 1999-07-23 2011-03-01 Ethicon, Inc. System and method for attaching soft tissue to bone
US9510816B2 (en) 1999-08-10 2016-12-06 Depuy Mitek, Llc Self-locking suture anchor
US6599289B1 (en) 2000-03-10 2003-07-29 Smith & Nephew, Inc. Graft anchor
US7867264B2 (en) 2000-11-16 2011-01-11 Ethicon, Inc. Apparatus and method for attaching soft tissue to bone
US8043205B2 (en) 2005-07-13 2011-10-25 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Snap fit sling anchor system

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