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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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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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Percival W Cummings Jr, John H Goodman III, Arthur Glick, James B McPherson Jr, Edward J McCusker: Polyglycolic acid fiber finish and method. American Cyanamid Company, Frank M Van Riet, May 4, 1976: US03954635 (5 worldwide citation)

A fiber finish for absorbable glycolic acid polymer fiber which consists of a mixture of a specific class of pharmaceutical grade light mineral oils and sorbitan monolaurate in xylene, and a method of finishing such fibers.