05149331 is referenced by 649 patents and cites 5 patents.

A method of treating a wound site wherein a porous, adhesive backed dressing is utilized. A vacuum and/or heat is applied to the wound site through the dressing so as to draw the tissue adjacent the wound site to the dressing so as to minimize trauma to the wound and increase the adherence of the adhesive.

Title
Method and device for wound closure
Application Number
7/695704
Publication Number
5149331
Application Date
May 3, 1991
Publication Date
September 22, 1992
Inventor
David Swann
Cambridge
MA, US
William D Richards
Medway
MA, US
Vladimir Pinsky
Brighton
MA, US
David Miller
Brookline
MA, US
Jing wen Kuo
Boxboro
MA, US
Ariel Ferdman
12 Hillside Ave., Melrose, 02176
MA, US
Agent
Hale and Dorr
Assignee
Ariel Ferdman
MA, US
IPC
A61H 35/00
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