SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING SOFT TISSUE TO BONE

  • US 20140018851A1
  • Filed: 09/05/2013
  • Published: 01/16/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/02/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A bone implant, comprising:

  • a substantially hollow cylinder comprising bone-engaging protrusions configured to prevent removal of the implant from bone; and

    a bone-piercing tip that comprisesa distal portion comprising a pointed tip configured to pierce through bone,a medial portion comprising a transverse suture aperture, anda proximal portion having a smaller diameter than the medial portion and configured to couple to an inserter.

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