Anchoring and manipulating tissue

  • US 5,601,557 A
  • Filed: 06/12/1991
  • Issued: 02/11/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/20/1982
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for anchoring in bone a member and attached suture, comprising the steps of:

  • forming a hole in the bone;

    attaching a suture to a member;

    lodging the member within the hole by pressing the member with attached suture into the hole; and

    attaching tissue to the suture so that the tissue is secured against the bone.

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