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Amarpreet S Sawhney, David A Melanson, Chandrashekar P Pathak, Jeffrey A Hubbell, Luis Z Avila, Mark T Kieras, Stephen D Goodrich, Shikha P Barman, Arthur J Coury, Ronald S Rudowsky, Douglas J K Weaver, Marc A Levine, John C Spiridigliozzi, Thomas S Bromander, Dean M Pichon, George Selecman, David J Nedder, Bradley C Poff, Donald L Elbert: Redox and photoinitiator systems for priming and improved adherence of gels to substrates. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Focal, Arnall Golden & Gregory, September 19, 2000: US06121341 (95 worldwide citation)

An impoved barrier or drug delivery system which is highly adherent to the surface to which it is applied is disclosed, along with methods for making the barrier. In the preferred embodiment, tissue is stained with a photoinitiator, then the polymer solution or gel having added thereto a defined amo ...


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David A Melanson, Marc Alan Levine, John C Spiridigliozzi, Thomas S Bromander, Dean M Pichon, George Selecman, David J Nedder: Device for priming for improved adherence of gels to substrates. Focal, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 12, 1998: US05749968 (88 worldwide citation)

An improved barrier or drug delivery system which is highly adherent to the surface to which it is applied is disclosed, along with methods for making the barrier. In the preferred embodiment, tissue is stained with a photoinitiator, then the polymer solution or gel having added thereto a defined am ...


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Amarpreet S Sawhney, David A Melanson, Chandrashekar P Pathak, Jeffrey A Hubbell, Luis Z Avila, Mark T Kieras, Stephen D Goodrich, Shikha P Barman, Arthur J Coury, Ronald S Rudowsky, Douglas J K Weaver, Marc A Levine, John C Spiridigliozzi, Thomas S Bromander, Dean M Pichon, George Selecman, David J Nedder, Bradley C Poff, Donald L Elbert: Redox and photoinitiator systems for priming for improved adherence of gels to substrates. Focal, Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Holland & Knight, May 14, 2002: US06387977 (41 worldwide citation)

An impoved barrier or drug delivery system which is highly adherent to the surface to which it is applied is disclosed, along with methods for making the barrier. In the preferred embodiment, tissue is stained with a photoinitiator, then the polymer solution or gel having added thereto a defined amo ...


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Bradley C Poff, Stephen J Herman, Dean M Pichon, Amarpreet S Sawhney: Retracting tissue using photoadhering adhesive. Focal, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 26, 2000: US06123667 (32 worldwide citation)

This invention describes methods and devices for stabilizing and retracting tissue during surgery, in particular internal tissue. Patches of material, preferably biodegradable, are adhered to tissue surfaces. By manipulation of the patches, for example directly with forceps, or via sutures attached ...


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Bradley C Poff, Stephen J Herman, Dean M Pichon, Amarpreet S Sawhney: Biodegradable tissue retractor. Focal, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 30, 2005: US06936005 (18 worldwide citation)

This invention describes novel methods and devices for stabilizing and retracting tissue during surgery, in particular internal tissue. Patches of material, preferably biodegradable, are adhered to tissue surfaces. By manipulation of the patches, for example directly with forceps, or via sutures att ...


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John M Kirwan, Dean M Pichon, J Jeffrey Kablik, Stephen J Herman, Thomas S Bromander: Universal modular surgical applicator systems. Genzyme Corporation, Thomas J DesRosier, Richard D Allison, May 16, 2006: US07044937 (16 worldwide citation)

A modular system is described for construction of fluid applicators for open or endoscopic surgery from modular components. Lengths of tubing of various lengths, and devices to be carried by said tubing, are pre-fitted with standard adapters to mate with each other, thereby forming cannula sections ...


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John D Knight, Joseph M Ladina, George E Selecman, Thomas P Hambleton, Douglas J Ely, Daniela Homza Stark, Dean M Pichon, David Nedder: Audio closure. The Coca Cola Company, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, April 8, 2003: US06545594 (14 worldwide citation)

A closure for a bottle. The closure includes an outer cap. An audio device and a triggering mechanism are positioned within the outer cap. A water block is positioned on the outer cap so as to prevent water from penetrating into the audio device.


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Dean M Pichon, David J Nedder, John R Sousa, J Jeffrey Kablik, Albert H Linder: Self-cleaning fluid delivery device for medical applications. Focal, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, March 1, 2005: US06860870 (5 worldwide citation)

A gas powered spraying device that can be used for single or multi-part reactive medical polymer compositions is provided. A fluid or one or more reactive solutions are sprayed independently at a tissue surface, and the spraying of each solution of multi-component embodiments is controlled by a sepa ...


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Dean M Pichon, Michael G Dumont, J Jeffrey Kablik: Light source power tester. Focal, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 1, 2003: US06586751 (4 worldwide citation)

A device for testing the light power output of an optical system comprises a thermochromic element, a body element optionally providing collimation or other means of reproducible positioning, and optionally filters and attenuation. A preferred device fits onto the end of an optical power delivery sy ...


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Dean M Pichon, David J Nedder, John R Sousa, J Jeffrey Kablik, Albert H Linder: Self-cleaning fluid delivery device for medical applications. Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, Federal Reserve Plaza, December 26, 2002: US20020198564-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A gas powered spraying device that can be used for single or multi-part reactive medical polymer compositions is provided. A fluid or one or more reactive solutions are sprayed independently at a tissue surface, and the spraying of each solution of multi-component embodiments is controlled by a sepa ...