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Gerald J Guerro, Robert J Proverb, Robert F Tarvin: Temporary wet strength resin. American Cyanamid Company, Frank M Van Riet, August 12, 1986: US04605702 (156 worldwide citation)

A cationic, water-soluble acrylamide polymer containing an acrylamide, a cationic comonomer and, optionally, a second comonomer and having sufficient glyoxal-reactive amide substituents and --CH.sub.O HCHO substituents to be thermosetting, the polymer, before glyoxylation, having a molecular weight ...


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Lehmann K Li, Russell F Warren, Steven P Arnoczky, Robert J Bedard: Fibrin clot delivery device and method. American Cyanamid Company, David A Warmbold, December 13, 1988: US04790819 (153 worldwide citation)

A delivery device for depositing an exogenous fibrin clot into a wound site during an arthroscopic surgical operation. The delivery device having a tubular body and plunger. The body including a large internal diameter collection chamber and a small internal diameter ejection chamber with an interna ...


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Martin P Kuntsmann, Irwin Hollander, Philip Hamann: Method for the preparation of substantiallly monomeric calicheamicin derivative/carrier conjugates. American Cyanamid Company, Elizabeth M Darby & Darby Barnhard, January 27, 1998: US05712374 (152 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for preparing monomeric calicheamicin derivative/carrier conjugates with higher drug loading/yield and decreased aggregation. These conjugates are prepared by incubating a calicheamicin derivative and a proteinaceous carrier in a solution comprising a phosphate buffered solution ...


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Peter A Coates: Thermoplastic surgical suture with a melt fused length. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, May 23, 1989: US04832025 (152 worldwide citation)

The invention is a multifilament thermoplastic surgical suture having a plurality of meltfused filaments where the filaments are only melt fused for a controlled length from at least one end of the suture. This melt fused end invention eliminates the end dipping operation for multifilament sutures. ...


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Paul G Corriveau, John A Riley: Synthetic elastomeric buttressing pledget. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, November 22, 1994: US05366480 (149 worldwide citation)

A buttressing pledget is manufactured from a synthetic elastomeric material. The elastomeric material can be nonporous, radiolucent, and/or a silicone rubber. The buttressing pledget can be made radiopaque by the addition of a suitable material, such as barium sulfate. The pledget can be combined wi ...


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Thomas D Rosenberg: Method and instruments for ACL reconstruction. American Cyanamid Company, D E Denninger, December 20, 1994: US05374269 (149 worldwide citation)

A drill bit having a small-diameter shank, an abbreviated drilling head, and a smooth transition portion between the shank and the head. The drill bit is particularly useful for drilling femoral tunnels during reconstruction of cruciate ligaments.


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Edward Emil Schmitt, Rocco Albert Polistina: Cylindrical prosthetic devices of polyglycolic acid. American Cyanamid Company Stamford CT, Samuel Branch Walker, November 16, 1971: US3620218 (148 worldwide citation)

Polyhydroxyacetic ester, also called polyglycolic acid (PGA), has surgically useful mechanical properties as a solid prosthesis, such as reinforcing pins, screws, plates, or cylinders. On implantation, in living mammalian tissue, the polyglycolic acid is absorbed, and replaced by living tissue.


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Jose C Deniega: Surgical instrument. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, July 8, 1986: US04598711 (147 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical instrument is described. The instrument comprises a housing. The housing has a handle for activating a force, and a link for translating the force. The instrument also comprises a probe. The probe has jaws or an anvil for holding a single wound closure element, a movable crimp b ...


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Michael N Rosensaft, Richard L Webb: Synthetic polyester surgical articles. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, January 6, 1981: US04243775 (146 worldwide citation)

A procedure is disclosed employing the sequential addition of monomers to form a copolymer useful in the manufacture of surgical articles.


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Michael N Rosensaft, Richard L Webb: Synthetic polyester surgical articles. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, November 17, 1981: US04300565 (144 worldwide citation)

A procedure is disclosed employing the sequential addition of monomers to form a copolymer useful in the manufacture of surgical articles.