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 new patent  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

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. ... Arthrex Inc

Electrosurgical medical device handpiece with insulated aspiration system

An electrosurgical instrument for the treatment of tissue via an electrode assembly is disclosed having at least one active electrode and an aspiration system for configured to collect aspirated materials and to remove those aspirated materials from a surgical site while preventing the materials from melting and thereby clogging the aspiration system. In at least one embodiment, the aspiration system may include an internal aspiration collection chamber positioned at a distal end of the instrument to collect aspirated material and insulate the aspirated material to prevent the aspirated material from melting within the aspiration system and thereby clogging the aspiration system. ... Arthrex Inc

Suture anchor assembly and method of passing same suture multiple times

A suture anchor assembly and method of tissue repair using the same suture of the suture anchor assembly. The suture anchor assembly has a fixation device, at least one repair suture coupled to a portion of the fixation device, and a shuttle loop coupled to the portion of the fixation device. ... Arthrex Inc

Soft anchor with tubular sheath having flared ends

A soft anchor for tissue repair that includes a flexible sheath that has first and second flared open ends and a tubular middle portion therebetween. A method of tissue repair includes loading the soft anchor with a flexible strand; installing the pre-loaded soft anchor into a pre-drilled hole in bone; and tensioning at least one free end of the flexible strand thereby rolling the first and second flared open ends and bunching the flexible sheath to fix the soft anchor in the hole in bone.. ... Arthrex Inc

Intramedullary fracture fixation devices and methods

An intramedullary bone fixation device is provided with an elongate body having a longitudinal axis and an actuator to deploy at least one gripper to engage an inner surface of the intramedullary space to anchor the fixation device to the bone. Methods of repairing a fracture of a bone are also disclosed. ... Arthrex Inc

Soft suture anchor assembly with barbed suture and attached tissue fixation disk

A suture anchor assembly and a method of tissue repair using the assembly. The assembly includes a soft suture anchor formed of a flexible tubular sheath with opposing open ends which receives a suture strand from a suture construct. ... Arthrex Inc

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

Drill guide assembly

A drill guide includes a first housing, a second housing spaced from and movable relative to the first housing, a drill sleeve received through the first housing, and an alignment bar received through the second housing. A positioning of the drill sleeve is linked to a positioning of the alignment bar such that the alignment bar is maintained in parallel with the drill sleeve as the second housing is moved relative to the first housing.. ... Arthrex Inc

Method of tissue repair with surgical assembly

A method of tissue repair using a surgical assembly that includes the steps of assembling an implant and a driver, capturing tissue with the implant, installing the implant with the captured tissue in a socket or tunnel, advancing a tapered section of a set screw in the implant, thereby expanding the implant and fixing the implant with the captured tissue in the socket or tunnel, and releasing the driver from engagement with the set screw as the distal end of the set screw reaches the implant's closed end. A surgical assembly that includes an expandable implant having a hole with an entrance at a rear end of the implant and a closed end; a set screw, an implant insertion section, a driver engagement section, and a tapered section, where the implant insertion section is received in the hole of the implant, and a driver that is engaged with the set screw.. ... Arthrex Inc

Medical device handpiece with interchangeable rotary head and drill bit

A rotary medical device configured to be used to prepare a surgical site within a patient for affixing at least one fixation device via a rotary abrading element and a rotary drill bit, both of which are attachable to the same handpiece, is disclosed. By configuring the rotary medical device to operate both a rotary abrading element and a rotary drill bit, the need for a separate, single use drill and the time and human resources needed to disinfect and process the drill is eliminated, thereby saving time and cost. ... Arthrex Inc

Ligament fixation device and method

Systems and methods for providing fixation of soft tissue (for example, ligament) to bone by employing a novel multi-piece device. The novel multi-piece device is a ligament fixation system consisting of a larger collar that is initially impacted into a bone aperture, and a smaller plug/bullet-shaped part that is impacted into the larger collar. ... Arthrex Inc

Fifth metatarsal repair systems and methods of use

The present application relates to repair systems, and more particularly to fifth metatarsal repair systems and methods of use. The repair systems described herein can include a fixation device with a threaded section. ... Arthrex Inc

Circular suture constructs and methods for use

A suture construct includes, inter alia, a sheath and a flexible strand threaded through the sheath to configure the sheath in a circular or oblong shape. The suture construct may be utilized in various tissue reconstruction procedures. ... Arthrex Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085110

Instrument for manual insertion of button

A button inserter includes a shaft having a fulcrum that extends beyond a distal tip of the shaft. An inner rod is within the shaft and has a button mating surface that extends from a distal tip of the inner rod. ... Arthrex Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085109

Cerclage suture tensioner and methods of tensioning

A surgical tensioner and methods for surgical repairs. A tensioner can tension a flexible strand (suture or wire) attached to tissue (for example, graft or bone segments). ... Arthrex Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085104

Arthroscopic retracting probe

A retracting probing instrument includes an outer tube having a longitudinal axis. The outer tube includes an inner passage and a tip. ... Arthrex Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071000

Telescoping fixation devices and methods of use

The present application relates to fixation devices, and more particularly to telescoping fixation devices and methods of use. The fixation devices described herein can include an elongate member. ... Arthrex Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064434

Flexible constructs

A flexible construct according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, inter alia, a sheath and a suture connected to the sheath to form an adjustable loop. The suture includes a plurality of barbs that permit movement of the suture in a first direction relative to the sheath and restrict movement in a second direction relative to the sheath.. ... Arthrex Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055999

Binding syringe

A binding syringe and methods of use are disclosed. The binding syringe includes an outer body, a middle chamber, an inner body, and a plunger. ... Arthrex Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055622

Tissue use for repair of injury

The present disclosure describes methods of treating an injury in a subject using placental tissue streamers, engineered tissue placental tissue hybrids, suture placental tissue hybrids, placental tissue patch hybrids, and tissue hybrids, and the use of these compositions to repair, treat, or support an injury or degenerative process in a subject.. . ... Arthrex Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055507

Surgical fixation systems and methods

This disclosure relates to surgical fixation systems and methods. A surgical fixation system can include a fixation device, a loop connected to the fixation device, a graft carried by the loop, and a reinforcement material. ... Arthrex Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049879

Bone capturing keel design for orthopedic implants

A keel for an orthopedic implant with a tray portion. The keel has a wall having a posterior end, an anterior end, and sides that extend from a surface of the tray portion. ... Arthrex Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049755

Methods of fixating tissue to bone

A drill pin and a method of fixating tissue to bone is described herein. A method of fixating tissue to a bone with a fixation button is described that includes advancing a drill pin from a first surface of a bone to a second surface of the bone to form a tunnel.. ... Arthrex Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043375

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

02/15/18 / #20180042631

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 the cutting plane.. ... Arthrex Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028232

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. ... Arthrex Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028173

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. ... Arthrex Inc

01/18/18 / #20180014937

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 an interference fit between the medical implant and the adjacent bone.. ... Arthrex Inc

01/18/18 / #20180014926

Whipstitched graft construct and method of 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 according to a whip stitching technique. ... Arthrex Inc

01/18/18 / #20180014828

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. ... Arthrex Inc

01/18/18 / #20180014821

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 relative to the tip. The tip arrangement increases the ease of separating a tendon from adjacent muscle tissue.. ... Arthrex Inc

12/28/17 / #20170367827

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 body.. ... Arthrex Inc

12/28/17 / #20170367741

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. ... Arthrex Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360569

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

12/21/17 / #20170360564

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. ... Arthrex Inc

12/07/17 / #20170347999

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 are angled toward one another when they are in an unstrained state; such that when said bridge is elastically strained into an elongated condition, and said first and second legs are elastically strained so that they extend substantially parallel to one another, and said first and second legs are disposed in appropriate holes on opposing sides of a fracture line, and when the strain on said staple is thereafter released, compression will be provided across the fracture line by both said bridge and said first and second legs.. . ... Arthrex Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333026

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 a perimeter the proximal end of the anchor body. The passage has a first wall portion and a second wall portion. ... Arthrex Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333020

Surgical instrument

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

11/16/17 / #20170325804

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. ... Arthrex Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325803

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. ... Arthrex Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319247

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. ... Arthrex Inc

11/09/17 / #20170318881

Shape memory material garments

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

10/26/17 / #20170304076

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. ... Arthrex Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303978

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

10/26/17 / #20170303912

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. ... Arthrex Inc

10/12/17 / #20170290668

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 of the post.. ... Arthrex Inc

09/21/17 / #20170265918

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 bone.. . ... Arthrex Inc

09/21/17 / #20170265917

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

09/21/17 / #20170265875

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 be used in fusion of two small bones (for example, in interphalangeal fusion). ... Arthrex Inc

09/14/17 / #20170258877

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

09/14/17 / #20170258849

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 a serum from the containment device.. . ... 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 possible. ... 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). ... Arthrex Inc

09/07/17 / #20170252083

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 / #20170252036

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 a shape memory material (e.g., a material capable of exhibiting superelasticity and/or a temperature-induced shape change).. ... Arthrex Inc

09/07/17 / #20170252033

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 the fixation device. ... 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 at a proximal end of the instrument and directs the flushing fluid through a flushing fluid plenum created between an inner surface of the elongated outer housing and an outer surface of the inner drive shaft. ... 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. ... 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 / #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 the aspiration within the aspiration system between at least a zero aspiration setting corresponding to a low ablation power setting and a high aspiration setting corresponding to a high ablation power setting, whereby a plasma field developed at the active electrode at the high ablation power setting is greater than a plasma field developed at the active electrode at the low ablation power setting. ... 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 also acting as a wide pin placement template for the donor distal femur); (ii) osteotomes that cut the curved and straight portions of the implant shape (these may be disposable or reusable); and (iii) templates that fit over the guide pins and have openings to allow the osteotomes to cut the donor femur plug to the correct size, shape and depth. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Arthrex Inc

07/20/17 / #20170202584

Bone fixation device for treatment of femoral fractures

A bone fixation device according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes a nail extending along a longitudinal axis. The nail is provided with a transverse bore arranged along a transverse axis that intersects the longitudinal axis. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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 first slotted portion. ... 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 / #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. ... 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

05/18/17 / #20170135689

Swivel anchor and method for 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. ... 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. ... 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 and soft tissue repairs.. ... 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 the shaft portion. The head portion includes a second thread having a pitch that is equal to a pitch of at least a portion of the variable pitch.. ... 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 / #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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056072

Methods and apparatus for internal hip distraction

This present invention relates to medical procedures and 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 least a first “straight” position (for example, about parallel to the longitudinal axis of the instrument) when the instrument is in the drilling mode, and at least a second “flip” position (for example, a non-parallel position relative to the longitudinal axis of the instrument) when the instrument is in the cutting mode.. ... Arthrex Inc

03/02/17 / #20170055972

Methods and apparatus for internal hip distraction

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

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. ... 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 such as fibertape® or a collagen tape or a suture with biological material or a collagen coated material, or a collagen patch, or a biological construct such as arthroflex). ... 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) to position the self-locking, adjustable construct at the repair site. ... 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 / #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

01/26/17 / #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. ... 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

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








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