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Robert A Hlavacek, Barry L Dumican, Edward J McCusker: Flat braided ligament or tendon implant device having texturized yarns. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, December 20, 1988: US04792336 (317 worldwide citation)

A surgical repair device having a length to width ratio of greater than one is disclosed. The device comprises a plurality of fibers. The majority of the fibers are in a direction essentially parallel to the device length.


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Barry L Dumican, Alan L Kaganov, Thomas A Ritter: Surgical repair mesh. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, January 6, 1987: US04633873 (278 worldwide citation)

A mesh or fabric, having zero to variable stretch, is made from absorbable or partially absorbable fibers. The mesh or fabric can be either knitted or woven. The fabric is useful in surgical repair.


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Barry L Dumican, Alan L Kaganov, Thomas A Ritter: Method of using a surgical repair mesh. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, June 13, 1989: US04838884 (213 worldwide citation)

A mesh or fabric, having zero to variable stretch, is made from absorbable or partially absorbable fibers. The mesh or fabric can be either knitted or woven. The fabric is useful in surgical repair.


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Robert A Hlavacek, Barry L Dumican, Edward J McCusker: Surgical repair device having absorbable and nonabsorbable components. American Cyanamid Company, Charles Costello, July 24, 1990: US04942875 (133 worldwide citation)

A surgical repair device having a length to width ratio of greater than one is disclosed. The device has an absorbable component consisting essentially of a first plurality of fibers. Each fiber of the first plurality of fibers is prepared from poly(butylene terephthalate) or a polymer having a glyc ...


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Barry L Dumican: Prosthetic tubular article made with four chemically distinct fibers. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, May 8, 1990: US04923470 (65 worldwide citation)

A tubular prosthetic article having at least four chemically distinct fibers is disclosed. A first and second fiber are made of absorbable polymers and a third and fourth fiber are made from nonabsorbable polymers. The absorbable polymers are made from the monomeric units of esters such as glycolic ...


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Barry L Dumican, Barbara Andrews: Prosthetic tubular article. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, January 29, 1991: US04987665 (62 worldwide citation)

The invention involves a method to texturize absorbable or absorbable/nonabsorbable components that are to be used to fabricate textile grafts of all sizes, and specifically for repair of the peripheral vascular system and for coronary bypass use. The bioabsorbable component of the graft fosters inc ...


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Jeffrey D Hutton, Barry L Dumican: Braided polyester suture and implantable medical device. United States Surgical, March 20, 2001: US06203564 (57 worldwide citation)

A braided polyester suture made from polyester yarn filaments having a tenacity of from about 7 to about 11 g/denier, a percent elongation to break of less than about 30 percent and the polymer from which the filaments are made has an intrinsic viscosity greater than about 0.95. The invention also p ...


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Barry L Dumican: Prosthetic tubular article. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, March 24, 1987: US04652264 (53 worldwide citation)

The invention involves the use of absorbable or absorbable/nonabsorbable components to fabricate textile vascular grafts of all sizes and specifically for repair of the peripheral vascular system and for coronary bypass use. The bioabsorbable component of the graft fosters increased tissue ingrowth ...


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Barry L Dumican: Partially absorbable prosthetic tubular article having an external support. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, October 3, 1989: US04871365 (52 worldwide citation)

The invention involves the use of absorbable or absorbable/nonabsorbable components to fabricate textile vascular grafts of all sizes and specifically for repair of the peripheral vascular system and for coronary bypass use. The bioabsorbable component of the graft fosters increased tissue ingrowth ...


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Barry L Dumican: Vascular graft with absorbable and nonabsorbable components. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, March 5, 1991: US04997440 (44 worldwide citation)

The invention involves the use of absorbable or absorbable/nonabsorbable components to fabricate textile vascular grafts of all sizes and specifically for repair of the peripheral vascular system and for coronary bypass use. The bioabsorbable component of the graft fosters increased tissue ingrowth ...