A61B 17/0401 (20130101)
In one embodiment, a fixation system includes an anchor adapted to be implanted within a first bone, a washer adapted to be associated with a second bone that is to be secured to the first bone, and a suture that is fixedly attached at one end to the anchor and that extends between the anchor and the washer in multiple passes, the suture being adapted to extend through a passage formed in the first and second bones.
Donate, Guillermo and Abercrombie, Melissa, "Systems and methods for ankle syndesmosis fixation" (2016). USF Patents. 839.
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