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1. AU2009270910 - Anchor

Office Australia
Application Number 2009270910
Application Date 15.07.2009
Publication Number 2009270910
Publication Date 23.12.2010
Publication Kind B2
IPC
A61B 17/04
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
CPC
A61B 17/0401
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
04for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
0401Suture anchors, buttons or pledgets, i.e. means for attaching sutures to bone, cartilage or soft tissue; Instruments for applying or removing suture anchors
Applicants Smith & Nephew, Inc.
Inventors Lunn, Richard
Paulk, David A.
Agents Davies Collison Cave Pty Ltd
Priority Data 61/081,438 17.07.2008 US
Title
(EN) Anchor
Abstract
(EN)
The present disclosure relates to an anchor. The anchor includes an outer member including a body having an inner cavity, wherein the inner cavity includes a proximal portion configured for receipt of a delivery device and a distal portion having area of increased diameter. The anchor also includes an inner member coupled to the outer member, wherein the inner member includes a proximal portion having a projection configured for receipt in the area of increased diameter and a distal portion having a transverse through hole. A delivery device and method for tissue repair are also disclosed.