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1. (WO2004062459) SUTURE ANCHOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING
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Pub. No.: WO/2004/062459 International Application No.: PCT/EP2004/000079
Publication Date: 29.07.2004 International Filing Date: 08.01.2004
IPC:
A61B 17/04 (2006.01) ,A61B 17/06 (2006.01) ,A61B 17/064 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03
for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04
for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03
for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04
for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
06
Needles; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03
for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
064
Surgical staples
Applicants:
SHELTON, Walter [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
NUUTINEN, Juha-Pekka [FI/US]; US (UsOnly)
LINVATEC BIOMATERIALS OY [FI/FI]; Hermiankatu 6-8L FIN-33720 Tampere, FI (AllExceptUS)
Inventors:
SHELTON, Walter; US
NUUTINEN, Juha-Pekka; US
Agent:
BEETZ & PARTNER; Steindorfstrasse 10 80538 München, DE
Priority Data:
10/338,68509.01.2003US
Title (EN) SUTURE ANCHOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE SOUTURE SAGITTE ET PROCEDE D'UTILISATION
Abstract:
(EN) The present invention provides a suture arrow device (10) for repairing tissue or attaching matter to tissue. The suture arrow device (10) comprises at least two tissue arrows or implantation members (l, 2) connected by a connecting member (3) which preferably is a suture thread. The invention further provides an insertion instrument for installing the suture arrow device (10) into tissue. The suture arrow device (10) and the insertion instrument may be combined in an installation kit.
(FR) La présente invention concerne un dispositif de souture sagitté (10) servant à réparer un tissu ou à fixer une matière à un tissu. Le dispositif de souture sagitté (10) comprend au moins deux fléches tissulaires ou éléments d'implantation (1, 2) reliés par un élément de raccord (3) qui est, de préférence, un fil de suture. L'invention concerne en outre un instrument d'insertion servant à mettre en place le dispositif de souture sagitté (10) à l'intérieur du tissu. Le dispositif de souture sagitté (10) et l'instrument d'insertion peuvent être combinés dans une trousse d'installation.
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Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Office (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (EPO) (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)