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Methods and implant devices for use in tissue repair. The implant devices include resorbable, swellable implant bodies, formed from a dehydrated crosslinked biocompatible polymer. The implant devices are capable of swelling after insertion into tissues to become anchored in place.

Title
Devices for tissue repair and methods for preparation and use thereof
Application Number
9/362124
Publication Number
6280474 (B1)
Application Date
July 27, 1999
Publication Date
August 28, 2001
Inventor
Melissa K C Brown
Los Altos
CA, US
Vivek Shenoy
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Jacqueline Anne Schroeder
Redwood City
CA, US
Jeff E Yeung
San Jose
CA, US
James J Cassidy
Shakopee
MN, US
Agent
Morrison & Foerster
US
Assignee
Neucoll
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/16
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