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Cary B Linsky, Timothy J Cunningham: Method and material for prevention of surgical adhesions. Johnson & Johnson Medical, March 26, 1991: US05002551 (217 worldwide citation)

An absorbable fabric which effectively reduces the incidence of postoperative adhesions when used as a physical barrier at the operative site is a warp knit fabric of oxidized regenerated cellulose or other bioresorbable material. The barrier fabric is particulary characterized by having a density o ...


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Watt Paul William, Stilwell Reginald, Leblanc Alan: Biopolymer sponge tubes. Johnson & Johnson Medical, April 7, 1999: EP0906764-A2 (202 worldwide citation)

The invention provides biopolymer sponge tubes closed at one end for use in surgery. The preferred biopolymer is collagen. The biopolymer sponge tubes are prepared by forming an aqueous dispersion of the biopolymer, introducing the dispersion into tube-shaped moulds, freezing the dispersion in the m ...


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Stephen J Wolf, Robert K Mart, Scott C Otto: Locking holder for a pair of syringes and method of use. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Paul A Coletti, April 14, 1992: US05104375 (173 worldwide citation)

A locking holder is disclosed which describes a pair of flanges separated by a transverse arm. The flanges are adapted to receive a syringe placed on either side of the arm. One of the flanges contains a channel. This channel is adapted to enclose the gripping ears on the syringe. Generally, the ear ...


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Peter Stuart Arnold: Multi-layer wound dressing. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Andrew C Farmer, James Riesenfeld, June 2, 1998: US05759570 (167 worldwide citation)

The invention provides wound dressings comprising a molecular filtration membrane having a maximum pore size in the range of from 0.001 .mu.m to 0.5 .mu.m, and preferably in the range of from 0.01 .mu.m to 0.25 .mu.m. The wound dressings may also comprise an absorbent layer atop the molecular filtra ...


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Stephen J Wolf, Robert K Mart, Scott C Otto: Two component syringe delivery system. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Paul A Coletti, December 25, 1990: US04979942 (154 worldwide citation)

A fluid delivery system where two reactive fluids are delivered simultaneously and separately from a pair of syringes to a delivery site. In one embodiment, a length of tubing exits one syringe and passes through a cannula exiting from the other syringe, to deliver both fluids, separately, but in a ...


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David L Bogert: Catheter needle locking and catheter hub unlocking mechanism. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Joseph F Shirtz, December 29, 1998: US05853393 (150 worldwide citation)

A catheter needle tip protector and a safety mechanism which provides fail/save protection to clinical personnel against the possibility of accidental punctures by a used intravenous (IV) needle through the provision of automatic catheter needle tip protecting structure which becomes operative upon ...


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David L Bogert: I.V. catheter assembly with automatic cannula tip guard. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Joseph F Shirtz, February 4, 1997: US05599310 (142 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly comprising a catheter attached to a catheter hub, a cannula insertable into the catheter through the catheter hub and a tip guard providing automatic protection of the cannula tip and automatic locking and releasing of the tip guard form the catheter hub. The tip guard includes a ...


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Paul T Jacobs, Ronald F Berry, Toby A Soto: Method for vapor sterilizaton of articles having lumens. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Joseph F Shirtz, July 24, 1990: US04943414 (131 worldwide citation)

A method and device for enhancing the vapor sterilization of the lumen of medical instruments and like articles under reduced pressure. A vessel containing a small amount of a vaporizable liquid sterilant solution is attached to the lumen. The sterilant vaporizes and flows directly into the lumen of ...


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Robert L Nichols, Keith F Lindsey, William H Patterson: Apparatus and method for holding a medical instrument. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Baker & Botts, September 13, 1994: US05346075 (129 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for holding a medical instrument. The medical instrument is held in a cradle (112) having first and second interlockable regions (114, 116). The cradle (112) is coupled to a first mating element (124). The first mating element (124) is coupled to a second mating e ...


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Wilson Harvey, Nicholas D Light, Carla A Haynes: Composite surgical material. Johnson & Johnson Medical, Andrew C Farmer, Theodore J Shatynski, December 14, 1999: US06001895 (108 worldwide citation)

A composite surgical material comprising a collagen matrix reinforced by a layer of a synthetic bioabsorbable material such as polylactide/polyglycolide or oxidized regenerated cellulose, and wherein oil droplets are dispersed in the collagen matrix. The oil droplets comprise 1% to 75% of the weight ...