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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai P A, August 27, 1996: US05549628 (638 worldwide citation)

To reinforce a line of surgical staples in host tissue, a strip of xenogeneic or autogenic tissue, such as cross-linked pericardium or dura mater harvested from horses, cows, pigs, sheep and humans, is appropriately adhered to the apposed surfaces of a staple cartridge supporting jaw and an anvil ja ...


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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai P A, November 19, 1996: US05575803 (606 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic article for surgical implantation within the body of a host in a surgical stapling procedure comprises a strip of host-tissue-compatible animal tissue material that is initially removably affixed between the spaced-apart legs a U-shaped buttress member to create a tubular configuration ...


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Ralph T Francis, Mark E Hughes, Anne E Claeson, Joel Cooper: Apparatus and method for producing a reinforced surgical fastener suture line. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai P A, May 19, 1998: US05752965 (605 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for providing reinforced surgical fastener suture lines to prevent tissue tearing and fluid leakage following the creation of an anastomosis, the closing of margins following the removal of diseased tissue, and/or the ligating and dividing of individual blood vessels. A retai ...


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Cooper Joel, Winegar Hentges Sally L, Nelson Robert P, Schankereli Kemal, Teich Kristine M: Soft tissue stapling buttress.. Bio Vascular, August 16, 1995: EP0667119-A1 (558 worldwide citation)

To reinforce a line of surgical staples in host tissue, a strip (12) of xenogeneic or autogenic tissue, such as cross-linked pericardium or dura mater harvested from horses, cows, pigs, sheep and humans, is appropriately adhered to the apposed surfaces of a staple cartridge supporting jaw (20) and a ...


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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai, April 2, 1996: US05503638 (538 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic article for surgical implantation within the body of a host in a surgical stapling procedure comprises a strip of host-tissue-compatible animal tissue material that is initially removably affixed between the spaced-apart legs a U-shaped buttress member to create a tubular configuration ...


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Ralph T Francis, Qing Hong Zhao, Amy Desmith, B Nicholas Oray: Resorbable implant materials. Bio Vascular, Fredrikson & Byron P A, November 6, 2001: US06312474 (284 worldwide citation)

A non-crosslinked, decellularized and purified mammalian tissue (e.g., bovine pericardium) having particular use as an implantable resorbable material. The material is treated by alkylating its primary amine groups in a manner sufficient to reduce the antigenicity of the tissue, permitting the treat ...


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Daniel G Holman: Method and apparatus for monitoring the patency of vascular grafts. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai, April 10, 1990: US04915113 (112 worldwide citation)

An implanted flow meter device for monitoring blood flow through a vascular graft is described. At the time that the vascular graft is implanted, a ring-like clip having Doppler crystal transducers mounted thereon is made to surround the graft with the acoustic axis of the transducers being generall ...


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Kemal Schankereli: Method for preparing heterogeneous tissue grafts. Bio Vascular, Fredrikson & Byron P A, July 21, 1998: US05782914 (107 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing heterogeneous graft material from animal tissue in which the harvested tissue is cleaned, chemically cross-linked and then vacuum-dried to remove substantially all moisture therefrom. The vacuum-dried animal tissue is then double-wrapped and subjected to radiation sterilizatio ...


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Anne Claeson, Thomas Odland: Implants and method of making. Bio Vascular, Frederickson & Byron P A, October 22, 2002: US06468313 (60 worldwide citation)

An implant material in the form of a natural animal tissue crosslinked into a pre-formed shape, the tissue being adapted to substantially retain its shape when implanted into a body. Suitable tissues include fibro-serous membranes such as pericardium. Suitable crosslinking agents include aldehydes ( ...


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Cooper Joel, Winegar Hentges Sally L, Nelson Robert P, Schankereli Kemal, Teich Kristine M: Patte dagrafage de tissus mous, Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Synovis Life Technologies, SMART & BIGGAR, August 10, 1999: CA2218894

To reinforce a line of surgical staples in host tissue, a strip of xenogeneic or autogenic tissue, such as cross-linked pericardium or dura mater harvested from horses, cows, pigs, sheep and humans, is appropriately adhered to the apposed surfaces of a staple cartridge supporting jaw and an anvil ja ...