John Crombie - East Hanover NJ, US
Jessica Liberatore - Marlboro NJ, US
Robert Nering - Stockton NJ, US
Gabriel Jacinto - Princeton NJ, US
Simon Cohn - Rutherford NJ, US
A tissue anchor comprising a body having a longitudinal axis, a proximal end with one set of dimensions and a projected surface area, a distal end with a second set of dimensions and a projected surface area where the respective dimensions of the first and second ends are not identical and the projected areas are substantially the same. The tissue anchor may further have a fixing member to attach the anchor and one or more tissues together or to attach the other structures to tissue.