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Systems and methods for performing endoscopic release procedures

Surgical systems and methods for performing endoscopic release procedures are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, a surgical system includes a plane finder probe adapted to establish a cutting plane for resecting an anatomical structure, and a slotted cannula insertable over the plane finder probe to position the slotted cannula along... Arthrex Inc

Cellular component concentrator and filter apparatus

The present disclosure describes a disc-like apparatus and method of its use allowing for the one-step concentration and separation of therapeutic factors found in mammalian body fluid.... Arthrex Inc

Measuring tool using suture and suture anchor

Measuring tool, surgical constructs, and methods for measuring distances between two or more locations. A measuring device allows for simple and accurate intraoperative length measurements to be made. A measuring device has a distal end that can hold a flexible strand in a hole, eyelet, claw, or other suitable means.... Arthrex Inc

Three dimensional spacer fabric to increase the holding power of screws

A method of increasing a pullout force of a threaded fastener in osteoporotic bone includes drilling a hole in the bone. The spacer fabric is impregnated with a bone growth agent. A tube of the spacer fabric is sized to the hole in the bone. The tube of the spacer... Arthrex Inc

Tendon stripper

A tendon stripper according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, inter alia, a shaft including a tip tapering to a point at the distal end of the shaft, and a retention structure moveable between an open position and a closed position to capture and retain a tendon... Arthrex Inc

Shape memory alloy sutures and prosthesis

A suture filament is suitable for use as a suture or a ligature. The suture filament includes a cover formed of a plurality of braided fibers of polyester, and/or ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene, and/or a plurality of shape memory alloy filaments. The suture filament includes a core of shape memory... Arthrex Inc

Whipstitched graft construct and making the same

A whip stitched graft construct and method of formation. The whip stitched graft construct includes a plurality of tendon strand regions or soft tissue grafts placed together so that at least a portion of the plurality of the tendon strand regions are stitched together by employing multiple suture passes placed... Arthrex Inc

Nitinol metal injection molding of porous, orthopedic implants with a titanium substrate

In one example, a method for providing therapy to a patient includes inserting a medical implant into the patient, where the medical implant comprises a titanium substrate metallurgically bonded to a dynamic porous material comprising a shape memory alloy. The dynamic porous material conforms to an adjacent bone to create... Arthrex Inc

Device for implanting compression plate within a body

A delivery device delivers a compression plate to a fracture line in a bone. The delivery device includes a body that retains the compression plate in a strained condition, the body including a proximal end, a distal end, and a first beam. The delivery device also includes a cover plate... Arthrex Inc

Medical implants with 100% subsurface boron carbide diffusion layer

An orthopedic medical implant, implant part or surgical instrument includes a metallic body having a metal or a metal alloy. The metallic body includes a sub-surface that is a thermal diffused boron carbide layer, and the metallic body is void of an additive layer onto a surface of the metallic... Arthrex Inc

Components for artificial joints

A component of an artificial joint according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, inter alia, a hollow tube including bone ingrowth material. Further, the hollow tube is selectively expandable. The bone ingrowth material allows the component to become biologically fixed to adjacent bone. Further, expansion of the... Arthrex Inc

Partial joint resurfacing

A method of resurfacing a glenoid according to an according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes resurfacing a first section of a glenoid surface with and implant while leaving a second section of the glenoid surface uncovered by the implant.... Arthrex Inc

Staples for generating and applying compression within a body

A staple comprising: a bridge configured to be elastically stretchable; a first leg connected to said bridge and configured to be elastically bendable; and a second leg connected to said bridge and configured to be elastically bendable; said first and second legs being connected to said bridge so that they... Arthrex Inc

Surgical instrument

A surgical instrument, such as a capsular retractor, and methods of use are disclosed.... Arthrex Inc

Suture anchor

A suture anchor assembly includes an anchor body having a central longitudinal axis, a proximal end, a distal end, a passage extending along the central longitudinal axis from an opening at the proximal end through a portion of a length of the anchor body, and a helical thread that defines... Arthrex Inc

Knee joint capsular disruption and repair

Meniscal extrusion can occur due detachment of the knee capsule from structures of the knee. Disclosed herein are methods to repair the meniscal detachment. Additionally, cadaveric and synthetic models can be used to teach said methods of repair.... Arthrex Inc

Knee joint capsular disruption and repair

Meniscal extrusion can occur due detachment of the knee capsule from structures of the knee. Disclosed herein are methods to repair the meniscal detachment. Additionally, cadaveric and synthetic models can be used to teach said methods of repair.... Arthrex Inc

Shape memory material garments

Textiles and garments comprising shape memory materials are disclosed herein. Such garments can include intimate apparel.... Arthrex Inc

Intermedullary devices for generating and applying compression within a body

An intramedullary device includes a central bridge region having a first end and a second end. The intramedullary device also includes a bone engaging feature at both the first end and the second end. At least one of the bone engaging features includes a first barb and a second barb... Arthrex Inc

Staples for generating and applying compression within a body

A staple comprising: a bridge configured to be elastically stretchable; a first leg connected to said bridge and configured to be elastically bendable; and a second leg connected to said bridge and configured to be elastically bendable; said first and second legs being connected to said bridge so that they... Arthrex Inc

Staples for generating and applying compression within a body

Apparatus for generating, applying and maintaining compression to a site in a human or animal body, the apparatus comprising: a staple comprising: a bridge configured to be elastically bendable; a first leg connected to the bridge by a first hinge region configured to be elastically bendable; and a second leg... Arthrex Inc

Knotless tissue fixation assembly

An illustrative example suture securing assembly includes an inserter, a rigid member and a second member. The inserter includes a distal end, a proximal end, and a longitudinal axis between the distal end and the proximal end. The inserter includes a handle near the proximal end and a rotatable portion... Arthrex Inc

Rigid fixation systems for cardiothoracic fixation

A rigid fixation system and methods of treatment are disclosed herein to facilitate healing of diseased or damaged tissue by maintaining compression between bone fragments.... Arthrex Inc

Spacer fabrics for use in a spinal implant device

A device promotes osseointegration between two adjacent vertebrae. The device includes a spacer fabric having a top layer, a bottom layer, and intermediate filler fibers connecting the top layer and the bottom layer. The spacer fabric is capable of expanding to fill a gap between two adjacent vertebrae.... Arthrex Inc

Arthrodesis devices for generating and applying compression within joints

Arthrodesis devices and arthrodesis procedures are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, an arthrodesis device includes a shape memory material connecting member attached to two points of fixation.... Arthrex Inc

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). The adjustable loop may be integrated with an additional tissue supporting device (for example, a wedge or a plug). The... Arthrex Inc

Components for artificial joints

A component of an artificial joint according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, inter alia, a base plate and a post selectively removable from the base plate. Further, an outer surface of the post includes a layer of the bone ingrowth material along substantially the entire length... Arthrex Inc

Drill/driver hybrid instrument for interphalangeal fusion

Surgical techniques, instruments and systems for bone fusions and repairs (for example, phalangeal fusion) which allow alignment of small bones (for example, phalanges) without the use of guidewire and cannulated instrumentation such as, for example, drills and drivers, and cannulated screws. A drill/driver hybrid instrument (a combined drill/driver device) may... Arthrex Inc

Method and system for providing a suture wrap cerclage

A method for providing a fractured bone with a bone cerclage according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, wrapping a folded piece of suture around a bone at least once, and securing the suture to the bone.... Arthrex Inc

Method and system for providing a suture wrap cerclage

A method for providing a fractured bone with a bone cerclage according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes wrapping suture around bone a first time using a suture passer, wrapping the suture around bone a second time using a shuttling suture, and securing the suture to the... Arthrex Inc

Systems and methods for preparing protein enhanced serums

A system for preparing a serum includes a containment device, a cage positioned inside the containment device, a cap attachable to the containment device and configured to cover the cage, an inlet port configured to introduce an autologous fluid into the containment device, and an outlet port configured to remove... Arthrex Inc

Systems and methods for preparing a thrombin serum

A system for preparing a thrombin serum includes a containment device, a cage received within the containment device, a cap attachable to the containment device, an inlet port configured to introduce a non-anti-coagulated autologous blood fluid into the containment device, and an outlet port.... Arthrex Inc

Knotless repair technique using tape/suture hybrid

Systems and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs, without knot tying. The soft tissue repair systems include self-cinching constructs with a fixation device, a flexible construct having a flexible strand abutting a suture tape, and a shuttle/pull device attached to the flexible strand and provided within the body of... Arthrex Inc

Devices for generating and applying compression within a body

This disclosure is directed to surgical fixation devices (e.g., staples, screws, etc.) which are able to bring bone fragments into close proximity with each other, generate a compressive load, and maintain that compressive load for a prolonged period of time while healing occurs. The surgical fixations devices are manufactured from... Arthrex Inc

Screw thread adapters to increase screw fixation strength in bone

This disclosure provides novel fixation devices which can be used with currently commercially available screws to increase their holding capacity (e.g., resistance to axial pull-out and shear).... Arthrex Inc

09/07/17 / #20170252147

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). The adjustable loop may be integrated with an additional tissue supporting device (for example, a wedge or a plug). The... Arthrex Inc

09/07/17 / #20170252521

System for positioning a distal end of a surgical device within a patient for surgery and to administer a fluid to the surgery site

A system for positioning a distal end of a surgical device within a patient to conduct a surgical procedure or administer a fluid to the patient, or both, is disclosed. The system may use ultrasound to accurately position a surgical device within a patient while being as minimally invasive as... Arthrex Inc

08/24/17 / #20170239696

Medical instrument with instrument flushing system

A medical instrument with an elongated outer housing and inner drive shaft and including an instrument flushing system that enables the medical instrument to be effectively cleaned after use is disclosed. The medical instrument may be configured such that the instrument flushing system receives a flushing fluid through a port... Arthrex Inc

08/17/17 / #20170231618

Fully-threaded bioabsorbable suture anchor

A suture anchor includes a threaded anchor body having a first central bore in communication with a second central bore. The suture anchor includes an internal eyelet formed of a loop disposed at least partially inside the first central bore. The ends extending from the loop are tied together to... Arthrex Inc

08/10/17 / #20170224372

Cartilage trimmers and associated methods

A cartilage trimmer according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, inter alia, a guide pin connected to a cutter with a blade projecting from only one side of the guide pin.... Arthrex Inc

08/03/17 / #20170215894

Method for forming non-circular cartilage grafts

A technique for knee replacement surgery that allow for the removal of an oval oblong-shaped allograft bone and cartilage plug from a donor distal femur. The technique uses instruments including (i) sizing guides to match the recipient's femoral size and curvature to that of a donor femur (the sizing guides... Arthrex Inc

08/03/17 / #20170215935

Ablation device with variable aspiration control system

An ablation device having an electrode control system configured to adjust an output of an active electrode and a variable aspiration control system configured to control aspiration in an aspiration system based upon the output of the active electrode is disclosed. In particular, the variable aspiration control system may adjust... Arthrex Inc

07/27/17 / #20170209135

Tensionable knotless anchors and methods of tissue repair

Surgical devices and methods of surgical repairs using the devices are disclosed. The device and methods aid in surgical repairs by allowing for quick and reproducible repairs to be made. A tensionable knotless fixation device is provided with a tensioning construct (formed of a tensioning strand, a tensionable, adjustable, knotless,... Arthrex Inc

07/27/17 / #20170209139

Tensionable knotless anchors and methods of tissue repair

Surgical devices and methods of soft tissue repair using pre-looped tensionable and non-pre-looped tensionable knotless fixation devices. A flexible material (for example, suture or suture tape) may be attached to the fixation device. A flexible material may be threaded through an eyelet of a tip provided as part of a... Arthrex Inc

07/27/17 / #20170209140

Apparatuses and methods for fixation of ankle syndesmosis or acromioclavicular joint dislocations of the shoulder

An apparatus for performing ankle syndesmosis repairs includes, inter alia, a first button, a second button, and a suture connecting the first button and the second button. The first button and the second button are stainless steel buttons. At least one of the first button and the second button is... Arthrex Inc

07/27/17 / #20170209196

Adjustable suture-button construct for ankle syndesmosis repair

An adjustable, knotless button/loop construct for fixation of ankle syndesmosis tibio-fibular diastasis and an associated method of ankle repair using the same. The knotless construct comprises a pair of buttons attached to a flexible, continuous, self-cinching, adjustable loop integrated with two splices that are interconnected. The knotless construct is passed... Arthrex Inc

07/06/17 / #20170189007

Point-loading knotless fixation devices and methods of tissue fixation and repair

Surgical constructs and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs, without knot tying. The soft tissue repair constructs include a fixation device, a flexible strand, and a shuttle/pull device attached to the flexible strand and provided within the body of the fixation device. A splice is formed by pulling on... Arthrex Inc

06/15/17 / #20170164940

Suture anchor with insert-molded rigid member

A threaded suture anchor with an eyelet shield transversely molded at a distal end of the anchor body, over which one or more strands of suture is looped. The anchor body is threaded and has a tapered distal portion. The proximal end portion of the suture anchor body has a... Arthrex Inc

06/08/17 / #20170156721

Instruments and methods for complete plantar plate repairs

Surgical repair systems and techniques for plantar plate repairs. The surgical repair systems and methods reconstruct the plantar plate through a dorsal incision. The surgical repair system embodies a variety of instruments that provide visualization and access to the plantar plate using suture to complete the repair. The repair system... Arthrex Inc

06/08/17 / #20170156767

Bone fixation plate for the distal fibula and device for distal tibiofibular syndesmosis fixation

This disclosure relates to bone fixation plate and a system for treatment of injuries of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis. The bone fixation plate provides an improved stability to the distal fibula.... Arthrex Inc

06/08/17 / #20170156768

Bone compression plate

A bone plate according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, inter alia, a body portion. The body portion includes a first slotted portion extending at least partially through the body portion and a plurality of teeth adjacent the first slotted portion for engaging a driver in the... Arthrex Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151055

Soft anchor assembly with non-sliding flexible strand and techniques for use

A soft anchor assembly according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a sheath, a first flexible strand affixed as non-sliding relative to the sheath and a second flexible strand slidable relative to the sheath.... Arthrex Inc

05/25/17 / #20170143472

Reinforced biological construct and reinforcing biological construct

A reinforced graft construct for repairing a tendon or ligament formed by inserting a piece of material, such as suture, through the graft lengthwise. The material may be inserted along only a portion of the graft or along the entire graft. The material may be a reinforcement (reinforcing) material such... Arthrex Inc

05/18/17 / #20170135689

Swivel anchor and knotless fixation of tissue

A suture anchor for knotless fixation of tissue. A swivel suture anchor has an anchor tip for receiving a suture strand, for surgical tissue repair without requiring suture knots. Tension on the repair constructs is adjustable. The swivel anchor is secured in a hole in bone by advancing a fixation... Arthrex Inc

05/04/17 / #20170119366

Systems and methods for acromioclavicular stabilization

Surgical methods for stabilizing a joint are disclosed. The methods aid in surgical repairs by allowing for quick and reproducible repairs to be made. A bone tunnel is formed anteriorly/posteriorly in clavicle, and a bone tunnel is formed superiorly in acromion. At least one cannulated insert is provided into one... Arthrex Inc

04/20/17 / #20170105716

Surgical constructs and methods of tissue repair

Systems and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs employing tensionable knotless anchors, without knot tying. The tensionable knotless anchors may be used by themselves or in combination with additional constructs (which may have a similar or different configuration, i.e., modified according to the specific repair) to achieve novel remplissage... Arthrex Inc

04/06/17 / #20170095279

Surgical screw system

A surgical screw according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a shaft portion that extends between a proximal end and a distal end, the shaft portion including a first thread having a variable pitch and a head portion extending from the proximal end of... Arthrex Inc

03/30/17 / #20170086979

Bone void plugs and methods of use

A bone void plug includes a plug body that extends along a longitudinal axis between a proximal face and a distal opening and a recessed opening that extends from the distal opening toward the proximal face. The recessed opening is configured to receive a bone void filler.... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170055972

Methods and internal hip distraction

This present invention relates to medical procedures and force application distraction devices for internal joint distraction... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056027

Combined flip cutter and drill

A flip cutter and drill instrument and method of antegrade drilling and retrograde cutting using such an instrument. The flip cutter and drill instrument is provided with a drill which has a multi-blade configuration and which engages an inner tube or inner member of the instrument to articulate between at... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056072

Methods and internal hip distraction

This present invention relates to medical procedures and distraction devices for internal joint distraction.... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056085

Instrumentation and technique for sizing a bone reconstruction graft

This disclosure details surgical instrumentation and related techniques for performing bone reconstruction surgeries. The surgical instrumentation may be used to size and shape a graft, such as an allograft. The appropriately sized and shaped graft is subsequently used to reconstruct damaged bone. A surgical instrumentation set is used to prepare... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056180

Arthroscopic resurfacing techniques

This disclosure relates to arthroscopic resurfacing techniques for treating diseased bone. The techniques include passing a graft into a joint and fixating the graft against an articulating surface of a bone of the joint. A method for resurfacing a bone according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes,... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056446

Combined autologous biologic and cold therapy treatment of skin injuries

This disclosure describes a combined autologous biologic and cold therapy treatment for treating various skin injuries. The treatment may include applying autologous blood components, including but not limited to platelet rich plasma, to a skin injury in a manner that influences the healing process. A tray assembly for freezing autologous... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056450

Combined autologous biologic and cold therapy treatment of skin injuries

This disclosure describes a combined autologous biologic and cold therapy treatment for treating various skin injuries. The treatment may include applying autologous blood components, including but not limited to platelet rich plasma, to a skin injury in a manner that influences the healing process. A tray assembly for freezing autologous... Arthrex Inc

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02/23/17 / #20170049431

Limited sliding suture in suture anchor and methods of tissue repair

Tensionable systems, devices, and methods for tissue repairs. A fixation device has a post and a flexible strand which passes around the post and is provided with one stop member on one side of the post, or with two stop members, one on each side of the post. Stop members... Arthrex Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049432

Tensionable contructs with multi-limb locking mechanism through single splice and methods of tissue repair

Systems and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs, without knot tying. Soft tissue repair systems include self-cinching constructs with a fixation device, a flexible strand with multiple flexible limbs, and a shuttle/pull device attached to the flexible strand to shuttle the multiple flexible limbs through the flexible strand and... Arthrex Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049434

Tensionable constructs with multi-limb locking mechanism through single splice and methods of tissue repair

Systems and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs, without knot tying. Soft tissue repair systems include self-cinching constructs with a fixation device, a flexible strand with multiple flexible limbs, and a shuttle/pull device attached to the flexible strand to shuttle the multiple flexible limbs through the flexible strand and... Arthrex Inc

02/09/17 / #20170035412

Suture anchor and methods of knotless tissue fixation

Systems and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs, without knot tying. The soft tissue repair systems include self-cinching constructs with splices and loops having attached flexible materials that are pre-loaded onto modified knotless anchors (for example, swivel and/or screw-in suture anchors and/or push-in suture anchors with a distal eyelet)... Arthrex Inc

02/09/17 / #20170035554

Internal brace for tissue repairs and reinforcements

A reconstruction system and associated techniques for soft tissue repairs and repair augmentation. The reconstruction system is an internal soft tissue brace formed of at least one fixation device (for example, anchors or screws) and a replacement/reinforcement construct (for example, a suture construct in the form of a suture tape... Arthrex Inc

02/02/17 / #20170027684

Graft compression and sizing tubes

Graft compression and sizing tubes, methods of graft sizing and compression using such graft tubes, and kits of graft tubes are disclosed. A graft tube aids in graft preparation for a surgery by quickly and consistently compressing a graft to a desired diameter and measuring the length of the graft.... Arthrex Inc

01/26/17 / #20170020504

Measuring tool using suture and suture anchor

Measuring tool, surgical constructs, and methods for measuring distances between two or more locations. A measuring device allows for simple and accurate intraoperative length measurements to be made. A measuring device has a distal end that can hold a flexible strand in a hole, eyelet, claw, or other suitable means.... Arthrex Inc

01/26/17 / #20170020655

Soft anchor assembly with barbed flexible strand and techniques for use

A soft anchor assembly according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a sheath and a flexible strand at least partially surrounded by the sheath.... Arthrex Inc

01/05/17 / #20170000473

Methods of repairing cartilage defects

A method for repairing a cartilage defect according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, preparing a cartilage defect for implantation of a cartilage graft and attaching the cartilage graft via a transosseus tunnel.... Arthrex Inc

01/05/17 / #20170000826

Methods and devices for preparation of enriched biological fluids

The present disclosure relates to methods and apparatus for producing platelet rich plasma, bone marrow mononuclear cells, stromal vascular fraction from adipose tissue, and other concentrated or enriched biological fluids.... Arthrex Inc








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