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Publication numberWO2006099109 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2006/008547
Publication date23 Apr 2009
Filing date9 Mar 2006
Priority date10 Mar 2005
Also published asCA2600279A1, EP1855616A2, EP1855616A4, US7588587, US8277484, US20060276841, US20090312795, WO2006099109A2
Publication numberPCT/2006/8547, PCT/US/2006/008547, PCT/US/2006/08547, PCT/US/6/008547, PCT/US/6/08547, PCT/US2006/008547, PCT/US2006/08547, PCT/US2006008547, PCT/US200608547, PCT/US6/008547, PCT/US6/08547, PCT/US6008547, PCT/US608547, WO 2006/099109 A3, WO 2006099109 A3, WO 2006099109A3, WO-A3-2006099109, WO2006/099109A3, WO2006099109 A3, WO2006099109A3
InventorsThomas J Barbieri, Jonathan Martinek
ApplicantTyco Healthcare, Thomas J Barbieri, Jonathan Martinek
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Suture anchors
WO 2006099109 A3
Abstract
A suture anchor includes an outer sleeve having a longitudinal throughbore and defining leading and trailing ends and an insert positionable within the longitudinal throughbore of the outer sleeve. The insert defines at least one suture track for slidably supporting a suture whereby opposed free ends of the suture extend from the at least one suture track through the longitudinal throughbore to extend beyond the trailing end of the outer sleeve to be tensioned and secured relative to the tissue. The outer sleeve may include an external thread for threaded rotation and advancement into the tissue.
Patent Citations
Cited PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US6840953 *22 Dec 200111 Jan 2005United States Surgical CorporationSuture screw
Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1 *See also references of EP1855616A2
Classifications
International ClassificationA61B17/04
Cooperative ClassificationA61B17/0401, A61B2017/0409, A61B2017/0414, A61B2017/0445, A61B2017/0448, A61B2017/0458, A61B2017/045, A61B2017/0459, A61B2017/044
European ClassificationA61B17/04A
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