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Fischer Jerome A, Scalzo Howard, Zhou Jianguo J: Filament structure for surgical operation. Ethicon, March 27, 2001: JP2001-079079 (4 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a desirable suture or ligature for surgical operation having the flexibility of a multi-filament suture and the strength of a mono-filament suture by constituting the filament structure of a multi-filament core equipped with a plurality of filaments, which has an ext ...


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Fischer Jerome A, Scalzo Howard, Zhou Jianguo J: Surgical multifilament construction. Ethicon, February 7, 2001: EP1074270-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

We have discovered a surgical filament suitable for use as a suture or ligature that comprises a multifilament core having a plurality of filaments that are oriented having an external surface and internal interstices; and an outer coating that bonded to the external surface of the core but does not ...


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Scalzo Howard, Fischer Jerome A, Mcdivitt James R, Rothenburger Stephen, Cerwin Robert: Packaged antimicrobial medical device and method of preparing same. Ethicon, JOHNSON Philip S, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032704 (3 worldwide citation)

An antimicrobial suture assembly comprising a containment compartment comprising one or more surfaces having an antimicrobial agent disposed thereon, said antimicrobial agent being selected from the group consisting of halogenated hydroxyl ethers, acyloxydiphenyl ethers, and combinations thereof, in ...


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Fischer Jerome A, Scalzo Howard L: Anti-microbial surgical devices. Ethicon, November 28, 2001: EP1157708-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is disclosed that contains an anti-microbial agent homogeneously dispersed there through in an amount effective to substantially prevent in-situ growth of bacteria on the device, which device may be prepared from an extruded, biocompatible filament and/or yarn containing the anti-m ...


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Scalzo Howard, Fischer Jerome A, Mcdivitt James R, Rothenburger Stephen, Cerwin Robert: Packaged antimicrobial medical device and method of preparing same. Ethicon, July 27, 2005: EP1555944-A2

An antimicrobial suture assembly comprising a containment compartment comprising one or more surfaces having an antimicrobial agent disposed thereon, said antimicrobial agent being selected from the group consisting of halogenated hydroxyl ethers, acyloxydiphenyl ethers, and combinations thereof, in ...


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Pokropinski Henry Jr, Scalzo Howard, Fischer Jerome A: Process for making sutures having improved knot tensile strength. Ethicon, March 3, 2004: EP1393758-A1

A process for improving the knot tensile strength of a braided suture while maintaining its first throw holding characteristics includes the steps of applying a biocompatible co-polymer to the braided suture and then heating the suture to a temperature above the flow point of the co-polymer. An oute ...


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Scalzo Howard, Fischer Jerome A, Cerwin Robert: Antimicrobial packaged medical device and method of preparing same. Ethicon, August 17, 2005: EP1562488-A2

ABSTRACTA packaged medical device produced according to the steps of positioning an antimicrobial agent source within a package comprising an inner surface, positioning a medical device within the package; and subjecting the package,the antimicrobial agent source and the medical device to time, temp ...


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Scalzo Howard, Fischer Jerome A, Cerwin Robert: Dispositif medical antimicrobien conditionne et son procede de preparation, Antimicrobial packaged medical device and method of preparing same. Ethicon, Ethicon, Ogilvy Renault Sencrl, May 31, 2011: CA2500851

A packaged medical device produced according to the steps of positioning an antimicrobial agent source within a package comprising an inner surface, positioning a medical device within the package; and subjecting the package,the an-timicrobial agent source and the medical device to time, temperature ...


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Scalzo Howard, Fischer Jerome A, Mcdivitt James R, Rothenburger Stephen, Cerwin Robert: Dispositif medical antimicrobien emballe et procede delaboration correspondant, Packaged antimicrobial medical device and method of preparing same. Ethicon, Ethicon, Ogilvy Renault Sencrl, May 3, 2011: CA2500852

An antimicrobial suture assembly comprising a containment compartment comprising one or more surfaces having an antimicrobial agent disposed thereon, said antimicrobial agent being selected from the group consisting of halogenated hydroxyl ethers, acyloxydiphenyl ethers, and combinations thereof, in ...


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