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A prosthetic for placement over a defect in tissue includes at least one collagen pad for placement on tissue surrounding the defect. A patch is placeable over the defect and the collagen pad wherein the collagen pad, the patch and the tissue are adhereable to each other upon an application of pressure and energy. Alternatively, the prosthetic can consist of a patch with at least one collagen pad integrally formed with the patch. Another alternative prosthetic includes a patch made of collagen throughout.

Title
Prosthetic with collagen for tissue repair
Application Number
8/962607
Publication Number
6004333
Application Date
October 31, 1997
Publication Date
December 21, 1999
Inventor
Jeffrey J Vaitekunas
West Chester
OH, US
Jesse Kuhns
Cincinnati
OH, US
Scott Wampler
Loveland
OH, US
Warren D Sheffield
Loveland
OH, US
Agent
Louis J Capezzuto
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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