US 11,751,864 B2
Suture-implant construct and method of deploying the same
Joshua J. Best, Naples, FL (US); Andrew K. Osika, Naples, FL (US); and Kenneth T. Helenbolt, Naples, FL (US)
Assigned to Arthrex, Inc., Naples, FL (US)
Filed by Arthrex, Inc., Naples, FL (US)
Filed on Sep. 15, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/20,946.
Application 17/020,946 is a division of application No. 15/864,948, filed on Jan. 8, 2018, granted, now 10,799,231.
Prior Publication US 2020/0405285 A1, Dec. 31, 2020
Int. Cl. A61B 17/04 (2006.01); A61B 17/06 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 17/0401 (2013.01) [A61B 17/06166 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00407 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0406 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0409 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0445 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0464 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0496 (2013.01); A61B 2017/06176 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A surgical device, comprising:
a cannula;
a suture-implant construct comprising a flexible strand and one or more sheaths, each sheath comprising at least a first anchor portion and a second anchor portion, and each sheath being one-piece, wherein the first anchor portion is in a deploy position with respect to the cannula and the second anchor portion is in a standby position proximal to the first anchor portion; and
a pusher moveable within the cannula to deploy the first anchor portion and to move the second anchor portion from the standby position to the deploy position.