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1. WO2012103536 - TISSUE REPAIR

Publication Number WO/2012/103536
Publication Date 02.08.2012
International Application No. PCT/US2012/023056
International Filing Date 29.01.2012
IPC
A61B 17/04 2006.1
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 17/0057
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
0057Implements for plugging an opening in the wall of a hollow or tubular organ, e.g. for sealing a vessel puncture or closing a cardiac septal defect
A61B 17/04
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
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
A61B 17/0469
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
0469Suturing instruments for use in minimally invasive surgery, e.g. endoscopic surgery
A61B 17/0482
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
0482Needle or suture guides
A61B 17/0487
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
0487Suture clamps, clips or locks, e.g. for replacing suture knots; Instruments for applying or removing suture clamps, clips or locks
Applicants
  • SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • ASTORINO, Steven, William [US]/[US]
  • SORENSEN, Peter, Klindt [US]/[US]
  • MILLS, Laura, Lindsey [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • ASTORINO, Steven, William
  • SORENSEN, Peter, Klindt
  • MILLS, Laura, Lindsey
Agents
  • HAINER, JR., Norman, F.
Priority Data
13/016,38928.01.2011US
Publication Language English (en)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) TISSUE REPAIR
(FR) RÉPARATION TISSULAIRE
Abstract
(EN) An apparatus (100) includes a flexible fixation member (10) having a body (12) with a longitudinal extent and a width, the body defining a plurality of openings (14) through the body, each of the plurality of openings formed substantially cross wise through the width of the body, and a suture (20) having two terminal ends (20a, 20b), the suture being interwoven through each of the plurality of openings in the body of the fixation member such that multiple portions of the fixation member are slidably coupled to the suture and configurable to form a cluster within a surgical site. ̸
(FR) La présente invention concerne un appareil (100) comprenant un élément de fixation souple (10) présentant un corps (12) ayant une étendue longitudinale et une largeur, le corps définissant une pluralité d'ouvertures (14) le traversant, chaque ouverture de la pluralité d'ouvertures étant formée sensiblement en travers dans la largeur du corps; et une suture (20) présentant deux extrémités terminales (20a, 20b), la suture étant entrelacée à travers chaque ouverture de la pluralité d'ouvertures dans le corps de l'élément de fixation, afin que plusieurs parties de l'élément de fixation soient accouplées de manière coulissante à la suture et conçues pour former un amas sur un site chirurgical.
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