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Rao S Bezwada, Angelo G Scopelianos: Elastomeric medical device. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, November 21, 1995: US05468253 (504 worldwide citation)

Medical devices or components for medical devices formed from bioabsorbable elastomers comprising a random copolymer are disclosed. The random copolymer is a copolymer of from about 30 to about 70 weight percent of: a) .epsilon.-caprolactone, trimethylene carbonate, an ether lactone, or a mixture of ...


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Daniel C Rosenman, Donald G Hill: One-way suture retaining device for braided sutures. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, September 23, 1997: US05669935 (309 worldwide citation)

A one-way adjustable suture retaining device suitable for use in arthroscopic surgery to secure one end of a braided suture comprising a frustum having an end and a base wherein a passage extends from the end to the base and the end has a plurality of slits extending from the end towards the base de ...


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Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Shawn T Huxel, Daniel C Rosenman: Suture clip suitable for use on monofilament sutures. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, October 28, 1997: US05681351 (248 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a suture clip for attachment to at least one suture comprising a suture clip body having a central longitudinal axis, a proximal end, a distal end, an inner surface, an outer surface and a proximal surface, wherein the inner surface forms a passage that is substantiall ...


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Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Rao S Bezwada: Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, December 16, 1997: US05698213 (218 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a new crossslinkable and crosslinked aliphatic polyoxaesters and blends thereof that may be used to produce hydrogels, surgical devices such as sutures, sutures with attached needles, molded devices, and the like. The invention also contemplates a process for producin ...


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Rao S Bezwada, Angelo G Scopelianos: Elastomeric medical device. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, February 3, 1998: US05713920 (212 worldwide citation)

Medical devices or components for medical devices formed from bioabsorbable elastomers comprising a random copolymer are disclosed. The random copolymer is a copolymer of from about 30 to about 70 weight percent of: a) .epsilon.-caprolactone, trimethylene carbonate, an ether lactone, or a mixture of ...


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Angelo G Scopelianos, Steven C Arnold, Rao S Bezwada, Mark B Roller, Shawn T Huxel: Injectable microdispersions for soft tissue repair and augmentation. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, February 4, 1997: US05599852 (198 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides injectable, bioabsorbable microdispersions suitable for use as a soft tissue repair or augmentation material in animals comprising a fluid carrier that is a liquid polymer selected from the group consisting of liquid polymers and a particulate material. Additionally, t ...


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Donald W Regula, Kevin Cooper, Michael F Bregen, Shawn T Huxel, Daniel C Rosenman: Utilization of biocompatible adhesive/sealant materials for securing surgical devices. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, August 27, 1996: US05550172 (188 worldwide citation)

A process for enhancing the security of implantable surgical devices secured to bone tissue comprising implanting in bone tissue a surgical device with a biocompatible adhesive and/or sealant selected from the group consisting of: p1 (a) a material made from monomers of the formula:


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Rao S Bezwada, Dennis D Jamiolkowski: Absorbable polyoxaesters. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, April 8, 1997: US05618552 (173 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a new aliphatic polyoxaesters that is bioabsorbable and may be used to produce surgical devices such as sutures, sutures with attached needles, molded devices, and the like. The invention also contemplates a process for producing these polyesters. The aliphatic polyox ...


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Angelo G Scopelianos, Rao S Bezwada, Steven C Arnold: Injectable liquid copolymers for soft tissue repair and augmentation. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, October 20, 1998: US05824333 (169 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides injectable, bioabsorbable liquid copolymers suitable for use as a soft tissue repair or augmentation material in animals comprising a liquid polymer selected from the group consisting of liquid polymers of a plurality of at least two different first lactone repeating u ...


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Rao S Bezwada, Dennis D Jamiolkowski: Polymer blends containing absorbable polyoxaesters. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, March 4, 1997: US05607687 (167 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a new aliphatic polyoxaesters and blends thereof that may be used to produce surgical devices such as sutures, sutures with attached needles, molded devices, and the like. The invention also contemplates a process for producing these polyesters. The aliphatic polyoxae ...