04523591 is referenced by 157 patents and cites 35 patents.

Absorbable, substantially amorphous surgical fasteners having good in vivo strength-retaining and absorption characteristics may be made of copolymers of lactide and glycolide made from 70-85% m lactide and 15-30% m glycolide provided the inherent viscosity and glass transition temperature of the copolymers have at least certain minimum values.

Title
Polymers for injection molding of absorbable surgical devices
Application Number
6/436056
Publication Number
4523591
Application Date
October 22, 1982
Publication Date
June 18, 1985
Inventor
Ross R Muth
97 Clearview Dr., R.D. 2, 06804
CT, US
Donald S Kaplan
7 White Oak La., Weston, 06883
CT, US
Agent
Richard M Barnes
John E Nathan
IPC
A61L 17/00
A61L 15/04
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