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David J Myers, James D Lewis, Wayne D House, Karl E Schwarz: Intraluminal stent graft. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, April 7, 1998: US05735892 (291 worldwide citation)

A tubular intraluminal graft in the form of a tubular diametrically adjustable stent having a tubular covering of porous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene which is less than 0.10 mm thick. The covering may be on the exterior surface of the stent, or on the interior surface of the stent, or both. The ...


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John R Daugherty, Paul D Diegel, Bret J Kilgrow: Surgical pledget dispensing system. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, March 31, 1998: US05733308 (231 worldwide citation)

A surgical pledget dispensing system wherein a pledget is affixed to at least one other object whereby the pledget is tearably releasable from the at least one other object. Preferably a multiplicity of pledgers are affixed to the at least one other object in a tearably releasable fashion. The at le ...


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David J Myers, James D Lewis, Wayne D House, Karl E Schwarz: Intraluminal stent graft. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, September 22, 1998: US05810870 (222 worldwide citation)

A tubular intraluminal graft in the form of a tubular diametrically adjustable stent having a tubular covering of porous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene which is less than 0.10 mm thick. The covering may be on the exterior surface of the stent, or on the interior surface of the stent, or both. The ...


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David J Myers, James D Lewis, Wayne D House, Karl E Schwarz: Intraluminal stent graft. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, December 23, 1997: US05700285 (207 worldwide citation)

A tubular intraluminal graft in the form of a tubular diametrically adjustable stent having a tubular covering of porous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene which is less than 0.10 mm thick. The covering may be on the exterior surface of the stent, or on the interior surface of the stent, or both. The ...


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Byron Kent Hayes, William R Hardwick, Charles F White, Mark D Butler: Implantable bioabsorbable article. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, February 29, 2000: US06031148 (191 worldwide citation)

An implantable bioabsorbable article for the separation and regeneration of tissue at a tissue defect site in the form of a fibrous matrix laminarly affixed to both surfaces of a cell-barrier sheet material. When implanted it allows ingrowth of tissue into the fibrous matrix side of the material; si ...


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Carey V Campbell, Alvaro J Laguna, Mark S Spencer: Balloon catheter device. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Wayne D House, September 19, 2000: US06120477 (174 worldwide citation)

Balloon catheters having the strength and maximum inflated diameter characteristics of an angioplasty balloon and having the recovery characteristics during deflation of an elastic embolectomy balloon. The balloon catheter can be made in very small sizes and has a lubricious and chemically inert out ...


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James D Lewis, David J Myers: Tubular intraluminal graft. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, February 17, 1998: US05718973 (155 worldwide citation)

A tubular intraluminal graft for repairing body conduits, made from at least one layer of porous expanded PTFE film that has a microstructure having fibrils oriented in at least two directions which are substantially perpendicular to each other. The tubular intraluminal graft has a wall thickness of ...


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Carey V Campbell, Donald G M Goffena, James D Lewis, David J Myers, Clayton M Sparling: Thin-wall polytetrafluoroethylene tube. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, February 22, 2000: US06027779 (147 worldwide citation)

A thin-wall PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) tube in the form of a tube of porous expanded PTFE film wherein the porous PTFE film has a microstructure containing a multiplicity of fibrils oriented substantially parallel to each other. The tube has a wall thickness of less than about 0.25 mm and is mad ...


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Glenn C Terry: Guided bone rasp. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Wayne D House, March 9, 1999: US05879353 (127 worldwide citation)

A surgical tool for use in preparing a graft path in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in a knee joint in which aligned tibial and femoral osseous tunnels are made for a bone-tendon-bone graft or similar surgery where two bone tunnels are in alignment. The tool comprises an elongated guide b ...


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Carey V Campbell, Donald G M Goffena, James D Lewis, David J Myers: Thin-wall polytetrafluoroethylene tube. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, October 26, 1999: US05972441 (125 worldwide citation)

A thin-wall PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) tube in the form of a tube of porous expanded PTFE film wherein the porous PTFE film has a microstructure containing a multiplicity of fibrils oriented substantially parallel to each other. The tube has a wall thickness of less than about 0.25 mm and is mad ...