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A porous, tubular synthetic prosthesis, prosthesis precursor, and methods of producing the same are provided. Specifically the method involves co-spraying both a water soluble and water insoluble fibrous component onto a mold to form the prosthesis precursor. The water soluble fibrous component may then be at least partially removed so as to provide a porous, tubular synthetic prosthesis.

Title
Porous protheses and methods for making the same wherein the protheses are formed by spraying water soluble and water insoluble fibers onto a rotating mandrel
Application Number
9/62129
Publication Number
6056993
Application Date
April 17, 1998
Publication Date
May 2, 2000
Inventor
Karim Amellal
Tecumseh
CA
Jacob Leidner
North York
CA
Agent
Faegre & Benson
Assignee
Schneider
MN, US
IPC
B05D 3/00
B05D 1/06
B05D 1/34
B05D 1/04
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