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An antibacterial vascular prosthesis obtained by winding a tube, fiber or sheet formed from a polymeric material and combined with an antibacterial substance on the outer surface of a vascular prosthesis composed of a tubular porous body formed of a synthetic resin is provided. The antibacterial vascular prosthesis can exhibit an antibacterial activity over a long period of time without impairing the porous structure, antithrombogenicity and histocompatibility inherent in the vascular prosthesis composed of the tubular porous body formed of the synthetic resin. An antibacterial surgical suture comprising a tube or fiber formed from a polymeric material and combined with an antibacterial substance is also provided.

Title
Antibacterial vascular prosthesis and surgical suture
Application Number
8/264276
Publication Number
5584877
Application Date
June 23, 1994
Publication Date
December 17, 1996
Inventor
Kazuhiro Okahara
Osaka
JP
Jun ichi Kambayashi
Hyogo-ken
JP
Yumiko Oka
Osaka
JP
Shigehiko Ito
Osaka
JP
Shinichi Miyake
Osaka
JP
Agent
Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker
Assignee
Sumitomo Electric
JP
IPC
A61F 2/06
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