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Gladwin S Das: Septal defect closure device. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Fredrikson & Byron, August 2, 1994: US05334217 (655 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and a method for closing septal defects and the like. The system includes a closure device having a pair of occluding disks, each disk being formed of a membrane and an elastically deformable frame carried about the periphery of the membrane. The frame, which ...


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Jeffrey C Felt, Mark A Rydell, Richard J Zdrahala, Alexander Arsenyev: Mold apparatus and kit for in situ tissue repair. Disc Dynamics, Fredrikson & Byron P A, September 3, 2002: US06443988 (543 worldwide citation)

A method, and related composition and apparatus for repairing a tissue site. The method involves the use of a curable polyurethane biomaterial composition having a plurality of parts adapted to be mixed at the time of use in order to provide a flowable composition and to initiate cure. The flowable ...


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Daniel L Mooradian, B Nicholas Oray: Circular stapler buttress combination. Synovis Life Technologies, Fredrikson & Byron P A, October 31, 2006: US07128748 (520 worldwide citation)

A combination medical device comprising a circular stapler instrument and one or more portions of preformed buttress material adapted to be stably positioned upon the staple cartridge and/or anvil components of the stapler prior or at the time of use. Positioned buttress material(s) are delivered to ...


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Kurt Amplatz, Frank Kotula, Rudy A Mazzocchi: Snare-type probe. Microvena Corporation, Fredrikson & Byron, December 15, 1992: US05171233 (452 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a snare for intravascular use having an elongate proximal member and a loop-shaped distal segment oriented at an angle to the adjacent portion of the proximal member. The snare may be formed of a superelastic shape memory alloy, which permits the distal segment to be c ...


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David L Clapper, Melvin J Swanson, Sheau Ping Hu, Richard A Amos, Terrence P Everson: Polybifunctional reagent having a polymeric backbone and photoreactive moieties and bioactive groups. SurModics, Fredrikson & Byron P A, September 19, 2000: US06121027 (434 worldwide citation)

A polybifunctional reagent is provided having a polymeric backbone, one or more pendent photoreactive moieties, and two or more pendent bioactive groups. The reagent can be activated to form a bulk material or can be brought into contact with the surface of a previously formed biomaterial and activa ...


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Jeffrey C Felt, Craig A Bourgeault, Matthew W Baker: Articulating joint repair. Advanced Bio Surfaces, Fredrikson & Byron P A, March 30, 1999: US05888220 (399 worldwide citation)

A method and related materials and apparatus for using minimally invasive techniques to repair (e.g., reconstruct) tissue such as fibrocartilage, and particularly fibrocartilage associated with diarthroidal and amphiarthroidal joints. The method involves the use of minimally invasive techniques to a ...


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Daniel L Mooradian, B Nicholas Oray, William F Kuester: Circular stapler buttress combination. Synovis Life Technologies, Fredrikson & Byron P A, August 17, 2010: US07776060 (396 worldwide citation)

A combination medical device comprising a circular stapler instrument (4) and one or more portions of preformed buttress material (16) adapted to be stably positioned upon the staple cartridge (12) and/or anvil (14) components of the stapler (4) prior or at the time of use. Positioned buttress mater ...


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David E E Carmein: Virtual reality system with enhanced sensory apparatus. Fredrikson & Byron PA, November 9, 1999: US05980256 (370 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a motion simulating device which provides the user with full freedom of motion. Ideally, the motion is coordinated with the user's senses. The motion simulating device may include a generally spherical capsule supported by a number of rollers, at least one of which is a multi- ...


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Gladwin S Das: Septal defect closure device. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Fredrikson & Byron PA, June 20, 2000: US06077291 (366 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and a method for closing septal defects and the like. The system includes a closure device having a pair of occluding disks, each disk being formed of a membrane and an elastically deformable frame carried about the periphery of the membrane. The frame, which ...


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Jeffrey C Felt, Mark A Rydell, Richard J Zdrahala, Alexander Arsenyev: Biomaterial system for in situ tissue repair. Advanced Bio Surfaces, Fredrikson & Byron P A, October 23, 2001: US06306177 (343 worldwide citation)

A method, and related composition and apparatus for repairing a tissue site. The method involves the use of a curable polyurethane biomaterial composition having a plurality of parts adapted to be mixed at the time of use in order to provide a flowable composition and to initiate cure. The flowable ...