(19) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication (io) Pub. No.: US 2002/0173788 Al
Bojarski et al. (43) Pub. Date: Nov. 21,2002
(54) ENDOBUTTON CONTINUOUS LOOP FOR BONE-TENDON-BONE
(76) Inventors: Raymond A. Bojarski, Attleboro, MA
(US); Paul A. Torrie, Marblehead, MA
(US); Stuart E. Fromm, Rapid City,
PETER J. DEVLIN
Fish & Richardson PC.
225 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110-2804 (US)
(21) Appl. No.: 09/859,096
(22) Filed: May 16, 2001
A method of securing a tissue graft within a bone passage includes providing a graft fixation member comprising a closed-loop having a pair of opposing loop sections and capturing a first loop section of the closed-loop within the fixation member. An opposing second loop section of the closed loop is passed through an opening in the tissue graft, and the second loop section of the closed loop is secured to the fixation member.