Richard L Kronenthal, Edgar Schipper: Surgical adhesives. Ethicon, Wayne R Eberhardt, December 7, 1976: US03995641 (98 worldwide citation)

Carbalkoxyalkyl 2-cyanoacrylates having the formula: ##STR1## wherein R is an organic radical and R' is hydrogen or methyl polymerize rapidly in the presence of moisture and are useful as adhesives. When applied as tissue adhesives in surgical applications, such carbalkoxyalkyl 2-cyanoacrylates caus ...

Shalaby W Shalaby, Edgar Schipper: High compliance monofilament surgical sutures comprising poly[alkylene terephthalate-co-(2-alkenyl or alkyl)succinate]. Ethicon, Nancy A Bird, Charles J Metz, June 21, 1983: US04388926 (19 worldwide citation)

A high compliance monofilament surgical suture having unique handling and knot tying characteristics, said suture comprising an oriented monofilament of poly[tetramethylene terephthalate-co-(2-alkenyl or alkyl) succinate].