US 11,051,799 B2
Augmented suture construct for syndesmotic stabilization
Jesse G. Moore, Germantown, TN (US); Bryan D. Den Hartog, St. Paul, MN (US); Gregory C. Berlet, Westerville, OH (US); Murray John Penner, Vancouver (CA); and Bruce E. Cohen, Charlotte, NC (US)
Filed by Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Memphis, TN (US)
Filed on Jul. 25, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/44,689.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/553,410, filed on Sep. 1, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2019/0069890 A1, Mar. 7, 2019
Int. Cl. A61B 17/04 (2006.01); A61B 17/80 (2006.01); A61B 17/68 (2006.01); A61B 17/86 (2006.01); A61B 17/84 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 17/0401 (2013.01) [A61B 17/683 (2013.01); A61B 17/8061 (2013.01); A61B 17/842 (2013.01); A61B 17/86 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0403 (2013.01); A61B 2017/044 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0404 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0412 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0417 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0458 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An anchoring system, comprising:
an anchoring construct, including:
a first anchor having a body defining a first side and a second side;
a second anchor; and
a first flexible strand defining an adjustable loop extending between the first side of the first anchor and the second anchor, the first flexible strand having a first end extending from the second side of the first anchor; and
a tissue anchor coupled the first end of the first flexible strand and configured to couple the first end of the first flexible strand to a first tissue section, wherein the tissue anchor and the first end of the first flexible strand are configured to maintain the adjustable loop at a predetermined length between the first anchor and the second anchor.