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Mora Carolynne Melican, Yufu Li, Kelly R Brown, Iksoo Chun, John McAllen III, Alireza Rezania, Angelo G Scopelianos, Murty N Vyakarnam: Reinforced tissue implants and methods of manufacture and use. Ethicon, Nutter McClennen & Fish, July 29, 2003: US06599323 (286 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible tissue implant, as well as methods for making and using such an implant, is provided. Preferably, the tissue implant is bioabsorbable. The tissue implant comprises one or more layers of a bioabsorbable polymeric foam having pores with an open cell structure. The tissue implant also i ...


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Murty N Vyakarnam, Mark C Zimmerman, Angelo George Scopelianos, Iksoo Chun, Mora C Melican, Clairene A Bazilio, Mark B Roller, David V Gorky: Foam composite for the repair or regeneration of tissue. Ethicon, October 23, 2001: US06306424 (270 worldwide citation)

The present patent describes a biocompatible composite made of a first fibrous layer attached to a three-dimensional inter-connected open cell porous foams that have a gradient in composition and/or microstructure through one or more directions. These composites can be made from blends of absorbable ...


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Darrell H Reneker, Iksoo Chun, Dale Ertley: Process and apparatus for the production of nanofibers. The University of Akron, Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber, May 7, 2002: US06382526 (128 worldwide citation)

A process for forming nanofibers comprising the steps of feeding a fiber-forming material into an annular column, the column having an exit orifice, directing the fiber-forming material into an gas jet space, thereby forming an annular film of fiber-forming material, the annular film having an inner ...


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Venkataramanan Mandakolathur Vasudevan, Taylor W Aronhalt, Jeffrey L Aldridge, Charles J Scheib, Chunlin Yang, Christopher J Schall, Chester O Baxter III, Iksoo Chun, Rao S Bezwada, Sean P Conlon, Michael S Cropper, Joshua R Uth, Richard L Leimbach, Donna L Korvick: Tissue thickness compensator comprising a plurality of capsules. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 5, 2016: US09301752 (68 worldwide citation)

A tissue thickness compensator can comprise a plurality of layers. Various embodiments are disclosed herein for manufacturing a tissue thickness compensator. In certain embodiments, a tissue thickness compensator can comprise at least one medicament tube, capsule, and/or packet contained therein.


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Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Kelly R Brown, Iksoo Chun, Mora Carolynne Melican: Method of preparation of bioabsorbable porous reinforced tissue implants and implants thereof. DePuy Mitek, June 12, 2012: US08197837 (59 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible tissue implant. The tissue implant may be bioabsorbable, consists of a biocompatible polymeric foam. The tissue implant also includes a biocompatible reinforcement member. The polymeric foam and the reinforcement member are soluble in a lyophilizing solvent. The reinforcement may be ...


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Iksoo Chun, Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Kelly R Brown, Julia Hwang, Francois Binette, Mora Carolynne Melican: Method of preparation of bioabsorbable porous reinforced tissue implants and implants thereof. DePuy Mitek, Nutter McClennen & Fish, May 6, 2008: US07368124 (57 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible tissue implant is disclosed. The tissue implant may be bioabsorbable, and is made from a biocompatible polymeric foam. The tissue implant also includes a biocompatible reinforcement member. The polymeric foam and the reinforcement member are soluble in a common solvent.


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Kelly R Brown, Iksoo Chun, Joseph J Hammer, Victor F Janas, Jennifer Mandanas, Mora C Melican, Alireza Rezania, Mark C Zimmerman: Implantable biodegradable devices for musculoskeletal repair or regeneration. Ethicon, March 20, 2007: US07192604 (49 worldwide citation)

An implantable biodegradable device is disclosed containing a fibrous matrix, the fibrous matrix being constructed from fibers A and fibers B, wherein fibers A biodegrade faster than fibers B, fibers A and fibers B are present in relative amounts and are organized such that the fibrous matrix is pro ...


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David Christopher Majercak, Vipul Bhupendra Dave, Iksoo Chun, Mark B Roller: Method of placing a tubular membrane on a structural frame. Cordis Corporation, Vincent J Serrao, February 3, 2009: US07485141 (47 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a medical device, and more particularly to a method of forming a tubular membrane on a radially expandable structural frame. In one aspect, a structural frame is placed over a spinning mandrel and a fiber is electro-statically spun over at least a portion of the stru ...


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Iksoo Chun, Yufu Li, Mora C Melican: Methods of making micropatterned foams. Ethicon, July 23, 2002: US06423252 (43 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method of making a foam, the method including contacting a polymer solution with a surface of a mold, the solution containing dissolved therein a biocompatible polymer, the mold containing disposed on at least one surface thereof a three-dimensional negative co ...


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Iksoo Chun, Mark B Roller, David Christopher Majercak: Method of forming a tubular membrane on a structural frame. Cordis Corporation, Vincent Serrao, September 18, 2007: US07270675 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a medical device and method of forming the medical device. In particular, the present invention relates to a medical device having a tubular membrane structure over a radially expandable structural frame, and to a method of forming the tubular membrane on the radiall ...