04047533 is referenced by 186 patents and cites 2 patents.

The handling characteristics, including particularly the knot run-down, of synthetic absorbable surgical sutures and tissue drag characteristics are improved by a coating of a lubricating film of a bioabsorbable copolymer having polyoxyethylene blocks and polyoxypropylene blocks, and which bioabsorbable copolymer has a molecular weight such that it is pasty to solid at 25.degree. C.

Title
Absorbable surgical sutures coated with polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene copolymer lubricant
Application Number
5/724804
Publication Number
4047533
Application Date
September 20, 1976
Publication Date
September 13, 1977
Inventor
Henry Patrick Landi
Yorktown Heights
NY, US
Vincent Anthony Perciaccante
Long Island City
NY, US
Agent
Charles F Costello Jr
Assignee
American Cyanamid Company
CT, US
IPC
A61L 17/00
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