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1. (WO2017152026) PUSH-IN ANCHOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/152026    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/020617
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 04 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 17/04
Applicants: SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
Inventors: ROGERS, Jon-Paul
O'CONNOR, Paul
CALLAHAN, Timothy
Title: PUSH-IN ANCHOR
Abstract:
Embodiments of the invention include an anchoring system (1) and methods of inserting an anchor (100). Suture (300, 310) and soft tissue grafts (510) may be implanted with anchors (100) of some embodiments. Some anchor (100) embodiments may include instruments (200) and anchors (100) with openings and cavities in which structures to be implanted, such as soft tissue grafts (510), are protected while being manipulated relative to a bone (500) or other structure.