3839297 is referenced by 167 patents and cites 7 patents.

High molecular weight copolymers of L(-) lactide and glycolide are prepared by heating a mixture of the monomers at 200.degree.C. in the presence of a stannous octoate catalyst. The copolymers so obtained may be extruded to form filaments having utility as absorbable sutures.

Title
Use of stannous octoate catalyst in the manufacture of l(-)lactide-glycolide copolymer sutures
Application Number
05/200,705
Publication Number
3839297
Application Date
November 22, 1971
Publication Date
October 1, 1974
Inventor
Versfelt Charles Curtis
Wasserman David
Agent
Kell Robert W
Assignee
Ethicon
IPC
C08g 17/17
C08G 63/82
C08G 63/00
D01F 06/62
A61L 17/00
A61L 17/12
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