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)
Assigned to WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC., Memphis, TN (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.