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Porous materials derived from tetrafluoroethylene and process for their production. Gore & Ass, June 5, 1974: GB1355373-A (40 worldwide citation)

1355373 Laminated products W L GORE & ASSOCIATES Inc 5 May 1971 [21 May 1970] 13178/71 Headings B5B and B5N [Also in Divisions B2 C3 and H1] A laminate comprises a first shaped article bonded to a second shaped porous polymeric article the polymer containing units derived from tetrafluoroethylene an ...


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Hull John Richard, Sharber Norman Joseph: A medical dispensing system for tissue adhesive components.. Gore & Ass, July 8, 1992: EP0493387-A1 (34 worldwide citation)

A medical dispensing system for making tissue adhesive components quickly available for surgical use is described. The process for preparing the medical dispensing system is also described. The medical dispensing system comprises a closed container (10) having a thin frozen coating of a tissue adhes ...


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House Wayne D, Myers David J: Rapid recoverable ptfe and a process for its manufacture.. Gore & Ass, April 26, 1989: EP0313263-A2 (33 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to porous polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) materials having the property of rapid recovery and a process for producing these materials. The microstructure of the porous PTFE material consists of nodes interconnected by fibrils, substantially all of the fibrils having a bent or w ...


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Norman Edward George: A protective cover for an amputated limb stump.. Gore & Ass, June 14, 1989: EP0320170-A1 (22 worldwide citation)

A protective cover (10) for an amputated limb stump is formed from microporous expanded PTFE membrane, by stretching the membrane over a former shaped to correspond to the limb stump, and locking the shape of the membrane by the application of heat. The membrane can be permanently secured to a suppo ...


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Sassa Robert Louis: Filter laminates.. Gore & Ass, October 10, 1990: EP0391660-A2 (22 worldwide citation)

An expanded porous polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) membrane (11) is employed in laminar conjunction with a polytetrafluoroethylene felt (13); in which the felt (13) is reinforced with a woven scrim (14).


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Buerger Wolfgang Dr: Oleophobic modified microporous polymers.. Gore & Ass, September 21, 1994: EP0615779-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to microporous polymers which are oleophobically modified at their surface. The invention also relates to processes for the production of the oleophobically modified microporous polymers. The modifiers used are perfluoropolyethers. If the perfluoropolyethers used contain, for e ...


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Campbell Carey V, Chastain James H, Laguna Alvaro J, Pond Daniel B: A radially supported polytetrafluoroethylene vascular graft. Gore & Ass, November 18, 1998: EP0877582-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

A tube of porous PTFE having at least two first and at least two second regions wherein the at least two first regions have a greater density than the at least two second regions. For tubes of porous expanded PTFE having a microstructure of nodes interconnected by fibrils, the at least two first reg ...


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Bain James Raymond, Bolton Carl William, Bruchman William Carl: A synthetic prosthesis for replacement or repair of ligaments or tendons.. Gore & Ass, April 25, 1984: EP0106501-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

The inventive article is a ligament or tendon prosthesis (10) having multiple longitudinally parallel strands (20) of microporous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene, the individual strands having an average porosity greater than 30% in the areas requiring tissue ingrowth. Additionally, strand dimensio ...