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Stephen F Badylak, Leslie A Geddes, Gary Lantz, Arthur C Coffey: Tissue graft composition. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, February 20, 1990: US04902508 (566 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method for preparation of a tissue graft composition from a segment of small intestine. A tissue graft composition is described which comprises the tunica submucosa of a segment of small intestine of a warm-blooded vertebrate wherein the tunica submucosa is delaminated fr ...


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Leslie A Geddes, Tarek Elabbady, William E Schoenlein, Matthew Waninger, Joe D Bourland: Method and apparatus using vagal stimulation for control of ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. Purdue Research Foundation, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 29, 1999: US05916239 (490 worldwide citation)

A closed-loop, variable-frequency, vagal-stimulation apparatus for control of ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. In one embodiment the apparatus includes a stimulator applied to the left vagus nerve and a controller programmed to automatically and continuously adjust the vagal stimulation ...


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Stephen F Badylak, Leslie A Geddes, K Donald Shelbourne, Gary C Lantz, Arthur C Coffey: Graft for promoting autogenous tissue growth. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, January 25, 1994: US05281422 (453 worldwide citation)

Surgical repair of diseased or damaged endogenous connective tissue can be accomplished using a tissue graft formed from a delaminated segment of intestinal tissue. The tissue graft comprises the intestinal tunica submucosa, muscularis mucosa and stratum compactum delaminated from the tunica muscula ...


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Leslie A Geddes, Marvin H Hinds, Joe D Bourland, William D Voorhees: Method and apparatus for thermally destroying a layer of an organ. Purdue Research Foundation, Med Institute, Richard J Godlewski, December 25, 1990: US04979948 (382 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are disclosed for thermally destroying a layer of an organ such as the mucosal layer of the gallbladder. The apparatus includes a catheter having an elongated member having a plurality of lumens therein. At the distal end of the elongated member is an electrode for emitting radi ...


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Leslie A Geddes, Tarek Elabbady, William E Schoenlein, Matthew Waninger, Joe D Bourland: Method and apparatus using vagal stimulation for control of ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. Purdue Research Foundation, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, November 25, 1997: US05690681 (335 worldwide citation)

A closed-loop variable frequency vagal stimulation apparatus for control of ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation. In one embodiment the apparatus includes a stimulator applied to the left vagus nerve and a proportional controller programmed to automatically and continuously adjust the vagal s ...


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Joe D Bourland, Leslie A Geddes, Charles F Babbs, Willis A Tacker Jr: Apparatus and method for measurement and control of blood pressure. Purdue Research Foundation, O Rourke & Harris, January 17, 1984: US04425920 (327 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for measurement and control of blood pressure are disclosed. Blood pressure is indirectly continually monitored without use of a pressure transducer by sensing the pulse transit time to different sites in an artery, which transit time is inversely related to blood pressure, and ...


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Stephen F Badylak, Leslie A Geddes, Gary Lantz, Arthur C Coffey: Tissue graft composition. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, September 11, 1990: US04956178 (319 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method for preparation of a tissue graft composition from a segment of small intestine. A tissue graft composition is described which comprises the tunica submucosa of a segment of small intestine of a warm-blooded vertebrate wherein the tunica submucosa is deliminated fr ...


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Stephen F Badylak, Sherry L Voytik, Andrew Brightman, Matt Waninger: Urinary bladder submucosa derived tissue graft. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, September 10, 1996: US05554389 (296 worldwide citation)

A tissue graft composition comprising bladder submucosal tissue delaminated from abluminal muscle layers and at least the luminal portion of the tunica mucosa of a segment of vertebrate urinary bladder is described. The graft composition can be implanted to replace or support damaged or diseased tis ...


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George R Cooper, Raymond W Nettleton: Spread spectrum apparatus for cellular mobile communication systems. Purdue Research Foundation, John R Nesbitt, September 9, 1980: US04222115 (272 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for a cellular mobile communication system utilizing a spread spectrum. A plurality of fixed base stations is connected with a central processor so that calls originating in any cell can terminate in any other cell. The available frequency spectrum is divided such that one- ...


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Bryan Whitson, Boyle Cheng, Stephen F Badylak: Perforated submucosal tissue graft constructs. Purdue Research Foundation, Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Barnes & Thornburg, May 26, 1998: US05755791 (271 worldwide citation)

A perforated unitary multi-laminar tissue graft construct and method for preparing such construct is described. The method comprises overlapping strips of submucosa tissue with other strips of submucosal tissue, compressing at least the overlapped portions of said strips between two surfaces under c ...



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