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The present invention is directed to a method of making a foam, the method including contacting a polymer solution with a surface of a mold, the solution containing dissolved therein a biocompatible polymer, the mold containing disposed on at least one surface thereof a three-dimensional negative configuration of a predetermined micropattern to be disposed on and integral with at least one surface of the foam, lyophilizing the solution while in contact with the surface of the mold and removing the lyophilized micropatterned foam from the mold.

Title
Methods of making micropatterned foams
Application Number
9/602926
Publication Number
6423252 (B1)
Application Date
June 23, 2000
Publication Date
July 23, 2002
Inventor
Mora C Melican
Bridgewater
NJ, US
Yufu Li
Bridgewater
NJ, US
Iksoo Chun
Flemington
NJ, US
Assignee
Ethicon
NJ, US
IPC
B29C 44/02
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