04791929 is referenced by 79 patents and cites 8 patents.

A bioabsorbable coating for a surgical article comprises a copolymer manufactured from the monomer caprolactone and at least one other copolymerizable monomer. The surgical article can be a bioabsorbable suture or ligature.

Title
Bioabsorbable coating for a surgical article
Application Number
910598
Publication Number
4791929
Application Date
March 24, 1988
Publication Date
December 20, 1988
Inventor
Leonard T Lehmann
Danbury
CT, US
Donald J Casey
Ridgefield
CT, US
Peter K Jarrett
Trumbull
CT, US
Agent
Charles F Costello Jr
Assignee
American Cyanamid Company
CT, US
IPC
A61L 17/00
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