04209480 is referenced by 24 patents and cites 2 patents.

A composition of material suitable for in vivo implantation to provide a wear surface which composition includes carbon fibers, perfluorocarbon fibers, fluorinated carbon fibers, fluorinated carbon particles, fluorinated hydrocarbon fibers, fluorinated hydrocarbon particles, polytetrafluoroethylene fibers or combinations thereof and polytetrafluoroethylene resin alone or with a high molecular weight polyethylene all of which composition is processed to align a substantial portion of the fibers with the wear surface. The preferred method of preparing such composition of material includes the steps of mixing, filtering, compressing, rolling, sintering and drying.

Title
Implantable material and method of preparing same
Application Number
300246
Publication Number
4209480
Application Date
July 26, 1978
Publication Date
June 24, 1980
Inventor
Charles A Homsy
11526 Raintree Cir., Houston, 77024
TX, US
Agent
Vinson & Elkins
IPC
B29D 3/02
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