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Ioannis V Yannas, Elaine Lee, Ariel Ferdman: Biodegradable templates for the regeneration of tissues. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, August 14, 1990: US04947840 (36 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to porous, biodegradable materials in which the pore size, biodegradation rate, and pore volume fraction are controlled and within values at which skin contraction rates around an implant-containing wound are delayed or slowed.


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Michael P Wallace, Delilah Yin Hui, Elaine Lee: Absorbable implantable vaso-occlusive member. Scimed Life Systems, Robins & Pasternak, July 1, 2003: US06585754 (36 worldwide citation)

Compositions comprising absorbable implantable vaso-occlusive members are described. Also described are methods of making and using these absorbable vaso-occlusive compositions.


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Elaine Lee, Robert Abrams: Device and method for treatment of a vascular defect. Stryker Corporation, Stryker NV Operations, Vista IP Law Group, December 13, 2011: US08075585 (25 worldwide citation)

A device for the occlusion of a vascular defect includes a first sheet and a second sheet which may be formed from a material which is the same as or different from the first sheet. At least one sheet functions as a securement member, and at least one sheet functions as an occluding member. The firs ...


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Paul S Seifert, Elaine Lee, Michael P Wallace, Stephen C Porter: Systems and methods of de-endothelialization. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vista IP Law Group, June 29, 2010: US07744583 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for treating a wall of an aneurysm formed in a vessel includes introducing a tubular member into the body lumen until a distal end of the tubular member is located within the aneurysm. A fluid is delivered via a lumen of the tubular member into the aneurysm to at least partiall ...


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Marcia S Buiser, Elaine Lee: Forming coils. Stryker Corporation, Stryker NV Operations, Vista IP Law Group, January 24, 2012: US08101197 (3 worldwide citation)

Coils, such as embolic coils, can include a substrate; and a porous material supported by the substrate. Related methods, devices, and compositions, can include: injecting a material into a container containing the coil; and forming the material into a coating that is supported by the coil and/or co ...


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Robert M Abrams, Elaine Lee: Internal restraint for delivery of self-expanding stents. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett and Steinkraus, November 6, 2012: US08303616 (1 worldwide citation)

A medical device delivery system comprises a catheter having a catheter shaft with a proximal region and a distal region. The catheter shaft has a pull wire lumen therein. An expandable medical device is disposed about medical device receiving region of the catheter shaft. The expandable medical dev ...


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Elaine Lee: Activatable devices containing a chemonucleolysis agent. KYPHON SÀRL, Sorell Lenna & Schmidt, August 16, 2016: US09414930

Effective devices and methods using a chemonucleolysis agent are provided for treating an intervertebral disc or treating spinal arachnoiditis. The devices and methods comprise a chemonucleolysis agent to degrade or to shrink at least a portion of the intervertebral disc. In some embodiments, the me ...


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Elaine Lee: Devices containing a chemonucleolysis agent and methods for treating an intervertebral disc or spinal arachnoiditis. Kyphon Sarl, Sorell Lenna & Schmidt, June 3, 2014: US08740982

Effective devices and methods using a chemonucleolysis agent are provided for treating an intervertebral disc or treating spinal arachnoiditis. The devices and methods comprise a chemonucleolysis agent to degrade or to shrink at least a portion of the intervertebral disc. In some embodiments, the me ...


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Elaine Lee, John Scott Surfus: Locally targeted anti-fibrotic agents and methods of use. Kyphon SARL, Sorell Lenna and Schmidt, March 26, 2013: US08404268

Effective devices and methods using an antifibrotic agent are provided for treating fibrosis or treating normal fibrous tissue. The devices and methods comprise an antifibrotic agent to degrade shrink, relax or stretch at least a portion of the fibrotic tissue. In some embodiments, the methods and d ...


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Michael P Wallace, Delilah Yin Hul, Elaine Lee: Absorbable implantable vaso-occlusive member. Scimed Life Systems, Robins & Pasternak, July 14, 2009: US07559933

Compositions comprising absorbable implantable vaso-occlusive members are described. Also described are methods of making and using these absorbable vaso-occlusive compositions.



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