Nijenhuis Atze Jan, Leenslag Jan Willem, Pennings Albertus Johannes: A graft suitable for treatment by reconstructive surgery and having tissue-specific porosity, and a process for making such graft.. Groningen Science Park, August 10, 1988: EP0277678-A1 (124 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a graft for use in reconstructive surgery to repair damaged tissue, such as bone tissue, cartilage tissue, vascular tissue or nerve tissue. According to the invention the graft is characterized by a porous matrix of an organic polymeric material having a bi-porous structure ...


Roberts Donald Leroy, Morrison Carl Christopher, Brooks Johnny Lee, Crooks Evon Llewellyn, Ingebrethsen Bradley James: Aerosol delivery article.. Reynolds Tobacco Co R, August 10, 1988: EP0277519-A2 (86 worldwide citation)

An aerosol delivery article is capable of producing substantial quantities of smoke, both initially and over the useful lifetime of the product, without significant thermal degradation of the aerosol former and without the presence of substantial pyrolysis or incomplete combustion products or sidest ...

Wand Bruce H, Brown Peter S, Samson Wilfried J: Guiding catheter assembly and method for making it.. Advanced Cardiovascular System, August 10, 1988: EP0277366-A1 (71 worldwide citation)

Guiding catheter assembly (11) adapted to be inserted into a vessel having a first guiding catheter (12) and a second guiding catheter (13) removably disposed within the first guiding catheter (12). The second guiding catheter (13) has a length so that it extends beyond the distal extremity of the f ...

Frey Otto, Koch Rudolf, Planck Heinrich M F Dr Ing: Joint endoprosthesis.. Sulzer, August 10, 1988: EP0277282-A1 (55 worldwide citation)

Between two anchoring elements (4, 5), the new joint endoprosthesis (3) consists of a compressible, elastic hollow body (6), which delimits a closed hollow cavity (7). This hollow cavity (7) is filled with a free-flowing, non-compressible medium (8), for example with a fluid tolerated by the body. W ...

Makino Tadashi, Tabata Tetsuro, Hirai Shin Ichiro: Spherical granules having core and their production.. Takeda Chemical Industries, August 10, 1988: EP0277741-A1 (54 worldwide citation)

The spherical granules having a core coated with spraying powder containing a drug and low substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, because of their excellent hardness, can be coated further evenly, (e.g. sustained release coating, gastric coating, enteric coating), and at the time the granules are excel ...

Yamashita Tohru C O Mitsubishi, Takematsu Takaharu Ryoden Engi: Disk file device.. Mitsubishi Electric, August 10, 1988: EP0277634-A2 (52 worldwide citation)

In a disk file device comprising; a stocker (2) for accommodating a plurality of cartridges (4) each holding a disk; a cartridge displacing mechanism (21) with a cartridge receiving container (13) for passing a cartridge (4) through an opening (16) formed in the casing (1); and a carrier (6) for mov ...

Michaelis Alan John, Temple Stephen, Paton Anthony David, Bartky Walter Scott: Droplet deposition apparatus.. Am Int, August 10, 1988: EP0277703-A1 (51 worldwide citation)

A pulsed droplet ink jet printer has at least one channel (24) communicating with a nozzle (40). The side wall (30) of the channel is formed as a shear mode piezo-electric actuator. Electrodes (38, 39) applied to the actuator enable an electric field to be applied such that the actuator moves in the ...

Rausch Carl W, Feola Mario: Extra pure semi-synthetic blood substitute.. Biopure, August 10, 1988: EP0277289-A1 (47 worldwide citation)

A blood substitute and plasma expander comprising a cross-linked, substantially endotoxin-free homoglobin solution and process for preparing same. The process comprises fractionating whole blood, separating out a stromal-free, sterile hemoglobin solution, chromatographically separating endotoxins fr ...

Verbrugge Jeroen Klaasjan, Borgman Fokke Pieter: Method for milking a female animal.. Multinorm, August 10, 1988: EP0277396-A1 (46 worldwide citation)

This method of cleaning a teat (3) of a female animal makes use of a cup (1) provided with an opening (7) for flushing washing and/or rinsing agent along said teat (3). Preferably this method is included in automatic milking equipment.