Patent Number: 8,876,842

Title: Meniscal repair device

Abstract: A meniscal repair device includes a handle with a thumbslide and a needle cartridge extending therefrom, the needle cartridge having distal tips having a specific directional orientation suited for a particular procedure. The meniscal repair device includes a needle rack and an obturator rack. A quantity of suture material is included in the meniscal repair device. The distal ends of the needle cartridge are adapted for penetrating soft tissue.

Inventors: Marshall; Peter (Bolton, MA), Hubbard; Dennis (Lancaster, MA)

Assignee: Covidien LP

International Classification: A61B 17/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00