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Woonza M Rhee, Frank A DeLustro, Richard A Berg: Crosslinked polymer compositions and methods for their use. Cohesion Technologies, Laurie A Axford, Foley & Lardner, April 18, 2000: US06051648 (500 worldwide citation)

Crosslinked polymer compositions comprise a first synthetic polymer containing multiple nucleophilic groups covalently bound to a second synthetic polymer containing multiple electrophilic groups. The first synthetic polymer is preferably a synthetic polypeptide or a polyethylene glycol that has bee ...


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Jeffrey E Yeung, George H Chu, Frank A DeLustro, Woonza M Rhee: Anti-adhesion films and compositions for medical use. Collagen Corporation, Laurie A Axford, Shirley L Church, Wilhelmus J Wytenburg, December 3, 1996: US05580923 (157 worldwide citation)

Anti-adhesion films useful for the prevention of surgical adhesions are disclosed. These films comprise substrate materials (such as collagen) and hetero-bifunctional anti-adhesion binding agents, wherein the substrate material is covalently linked to receptive tissue within the body of a patient vi ...


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Woonza M Rhee, Frank A DeLustro, Richard A Berg: Method of making crosslinked polymer matrices in tissue treatment applications. Cohesion Technologies, Laurie A Axford, Dianne E Reed, November 27, 2001: US06323278 (102 worldwide citation)

Crosslinked polymer compositions comprise a first synthetic polymer containing multiple nucleophilic groups covalently bound to a second synthetic polymer containing multiple electrophilic groups. The first synthetic polymer is preferably a synthetic polypeptide or a polyethylene glycol that has bee ...


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Jeffrey J Prior, Donald G Wallace, David H Sierra, Frank A DeLustro: Compositions containing thrombin and microfibrillar nanometer collagen, and methods for preparation and use thereof. Cohesion Technologies, Laurie A Axford, Foley & Lardner, August 1, 2000: US06096309 (100 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to thrombin-containing hemostatic compositions, their preparation and use. In particular, it relates to hemostatic compositions comprising stabilized thrombin and microfibrillar collagen in an aqueous medium. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the compo ...


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Jacqueline A Schroeder, Hanne Bentz, Trudy D Estridge: Affinity bound collagen matrices for the delivery of biologically active agents. Collagen Corporation, Wilhelmus J Wytenburg, Laurie A Axford, Kathi Rafayko, December 2, 1997: US05693341 (27 worldwide citation)

Affinity bound collagen matrices for the delivery of biologically active agents, and methods for preparing such matrices, are disclosed. A preferred method for preparing the matrices of the invention comprises mixing a binding ligand and an active agent together, allowing the resulting binding ligan ...


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Doc A Anderson: Protector for a golf club shaft. Laurie A Axford, November 12, 1996: US05573241 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an accessory for golf clubs, and more particularly to a device for protecting golf club shafts composed of materials such as graphite. It is designed primarily to protect the section of the golf club shaft which is nearest to the head of a golf club, which is especia ...


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Robert M Winslow, Kim D Vandegriff: Method for making a high oxygen affinity modified hemoglobin for oxygen transport. Sangart, Laurie A Axford, The Nath Law Group, December 1, 2009: US07625862 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to blood products, and more particularly to compositions comprising a modified oxygenated hemoglobin having a high affinity for oxygen and methods for making such compositions. Such compositions according to the present invention have better stability to autooxidation a ...


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Karl R Leinsing, JaiShankar Raman: Heart band with fillable chambers to modify heart valve function. Mardil, The Nath Law Group, Laurie A Axford, January 10, 2012: US08092363 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an external heart device, having a layered band dimensioned to be received around a patient's heart, which also includes at least one fillable chamber between the layers in the band that functions to apply localized pressure to the outside of the heart when filled. M ...


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Joel H Fuhrman, Kevin Leville: Methods for developing and conducting a nutritional treatment program. Nutritional Excellence, The Nath Law Group, Laurie A Axford, August 31, 2010: US07788113 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods for developing and conducting a nutritional treatment program. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to methods for developing and conducting a nutritional treatment program to promote weight loss, or to treat or prevent other disease states, such ...


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Rolf Lohrmann, Brent Lee Golec: Microparticles stabilized by polynuclear chromium complexes and their use as ultrasound contrast agents. Molecular Biosystems, Laurie A Axford, Foley & Lardner, July 4, 2000: US06083484 (7 worldwide citation)

Microparticles useful for enhancing the ultrasound image of a tissue or organ consist of liquid and/or gas core material which is encapsulated by a biocompatible, tanned protein shell. These stabilized microparticles are useful as ultrasonic imaging agents, and are additionally useful in the further ...