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A method of producing a surgical implant, device, or part thereof, made of biodegradable material for performing at least one function selected from the group consisting of supporting, joining and separating tissue and keeping open a tissue cavity. One biodegradable rod which is wound around a winding center into a helical configuration in a manner that between successive winds there is provided a space free of material of the biodegradable rod, and which is reinforced with biodegradable reinforcement element in a biodegradable matrix the reinforcement elements being oriented substantially in a longitudinal direction of the biodegradable rod.

Title
Method of manufacturing biodegradable surgical implants and devices
Application Number
681529
Publication Number
5792400
Application Date
October 4, 1995
Publication Date
August 11, 1998
Inventor
Timo Pohjonen
Tampere
FI
Seppo Vainionpaa
Helsinki
FI
Pentti Rokkanen
Helsinki
FI
Pertti Tormala
Tampere
FI
Martti Talja
Lahti
FI
Agent
Kenyon & Kenyon
Assignee
Biocon Oy
FI
IPC
D02G 3/00
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