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James J Cassidy, Jeff E Yeung, Jacqueline Anne Schroeder, Vivek Shenoy, Melissa K C Brown: Devices for tissue repair and methods for preparation and use thereof. Neucoll, Morrison & Foerster, August 28, 2001: US06280474 (329 worldwide citation)

Methods and implant devices for use in tissue repair. The implant devices include resorbable, swellable implant bodies, formed from a dehydrated crosslinked biocompatible polymer. The implant devices are capable of swelling after insertion into tissues to become anchored in place.


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George H Chu, Jeff E Yeung, Jacqueline Anne Schroeder, Vivek N Shenoy, Melissa K C Brown, James J Cassidy, John Rice: Devices for tissue repair and methods for preparation and use thereof. Neucoll, Morrison & Foerster, July 4, 2000: US06083522 (161 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are uniformly shaped swellable devices comprising polymeric materials, as well as apparatuses and processes for their manufacture. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to load bearing implant devices for use in tissue repair. The implants consist of a resorbable, swellab ...


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Mark Ray Alvis, Melissa K C Brown, Roy C Fiebiger: Methods and compositions for improved articular surgery using collagen. Neucoll, Morrison & Foerster, October 10, 2006: US07119062 (85 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods for treating post-surgical articular or incisional pain and/or discomfort in a patient. The invention further provides improved surgical methods and controlled release formulations for treating an articular injury of a joint in a patient, in which a collagen formulatio ...