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Method and apparatus for repairing a torn meniscus

Method and apparatus for repairing a torn meniscus

Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1258(2)

A method and apparatus for repairing a torn meniscus during an arthroscopic surgical procedure includes a surgical staple and a pneumatic powered implant device. The surgical staple includes a pair of legs and a connection member retaining the pair of legs in a substantial parallel alignment. The pneumatic powered implant device is a portable and disposable device that can easily implant the surgical staple at any desired location during an arthroscopic surgical procedure. The pneumatic powered implant device also includes several quick disconnect barrels having different shapes providing the surgeon with the option of how to position the implant device during the arthroscopic surgical procedure.

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