08366787 is referenced by 29 patents and cites 249 patents.

A bioprosthetic device is provided for soft tissue attachment, reinforcement, and or reconstruction. The device comprises a naturally occurring extracellular matrix portion and a three-dimensional synthetic portion. In illustrated embodiments, the naturally occurring extracellular matrix portion comprises layers of small intestine submucosa, and the three-dimensional synthetic portion comprises a foam or a three-dimensional mesh, textile, or felt.

Title
Hybrid biologic-synthetic bioabsorbable scaffolds
Application Number
10/172347
Publication Number
8366787 (B2)
Application Date
June 14, 2002
Publication Date
February 5, 2013
Inventor
Li Zhang
Lawrenceville
NJ, US
Alireza Rezania
Hillsborough
NJ, US
Mora C Melican
Bridgwater
NJ, US
Prasanna Malaviya
Ft. Wayne
IN, US
Sridevi Dhanaraj
Raritan
NJ, US
Iksoo Chun
Flemington
NJ, US
Laura Jean Brown
Hamilton Square
NJ, US
Agent
Barnes & Thornburg
Assignee
DePuy Products
IN, US
IPC
A61F 2/02
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