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Wanda L McKean, Matthew Hain, Ilya S Koyfman: Surgical stapling apparatus with biocompatible surgical fabric. United States Surgical Corporation, April 4, 2000: US06045560 (807 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having tissue bolstering material releasably attached thereto for application of the material and staples to body tisuse is disclosed. The tissue bolstering material is preferably releasably held to surfaces of the stapling apparatus through pins, clips or similar secur ...


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Wanda L McKean, Matthew Hain, Ilya S Koyfman: Surgical stapling apparatus with biocompatible surgical fabric. United States Surgical Corporation, August 6, 1996: US05542594 (765 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having biocompatible surgical fabric releasably attached thereto for application of the fabric and staples to body tisuse is disclosed. The fabric is releasably held to surfaces of the stapling apparatus through pins, clips or similar securing structures. The biocompati ...


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Wanda L McKean, Matthew Hain, Ilya S Koyfman: Surgical stapling apparatus and method with surgical fabric. United States Surgical Corporation, October 12, 1999: US05964774 (623 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having tissue bolstering material disposed thereon for application of the material and staples to body tissue. Two tissue bolstering members are preferably provided, each member being generally planar in configuration, wherein a first member corresponds to the dimension ...


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Wanda L McKean, Matthew Hain, Ilya S Koyfman: Surgical stapling apparatus and method. United States Surgical Corporation, June 1, 1999: US05908427 (596 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having tissue bolstering material releasably attached thereto for application of the material and staples to body tissue is disclosed. The tissue bolstering material is preferably releasably held to surfaces of the stapling apparatus through pins, clips or similar secur ...


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Donald G Hill, Margaret D Aversa, Ilya S Koyfman, Ralph Louis Spengler, Crawford R Britt, Robert J Cerwin, Hal Brent Woodrow: Multifilament surgical cord. Ethicon, April 4, 2000: US06045571 (178 worldwide citation)

A surgical cord comprising a interlocking multifilament sheath and an interlocked multifilament core. The interlocking multifilament core construction is characterized by being braided or knitted; preferred are braided cores with a pick counts ranging between 5 and 40.


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Nagabhushanam Totakura, Ross R Muth, Roy D Gravener, Matthew Hain, Ilya S Koyfman: Post-surgical anti-adhesion device. United States Surgical Corporation, August 18, 1998: US05795584 (121 worldwide citation)

Surgical adhesion barriers and methods of using such surgical adhesion barriers are provided. Surgical adhesion barriers according to the present invention have at least one layer of a bioabsorbable material comprising copolymers and/or block copolymers derived from trimethylene carbonate. Alternati ...


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Robert A Rousseau, David C Lindh Sr, John R Jacobs, Ilya S Koyfman, Gaoyuan Gavin Chen, Donald G Hill: Implantable repair device. Ethicon, E Richard Skula, March 5, 2013: US08388633 (109 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis for repairing or reinforcing a tissue or muscle wall defect including a first composite structure including at least one layer of a non-absorbable material, wherein the first composite structure has a central portion sized and shaped to cover at least a portion of the tissu ...


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Michael P Chesterfield, Ilya S Koyfman, Donald S Kaplan, Matthew E Hermes: Cabled core and braided suture made therefrom. United States Surgical Corporation, October 10, 1995: US05456697 (31 worldwide citation)

A braided suture possesses a cable core which resists any tendency to protrude through the surrounding braid structure.


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Robert A Rousseau, David C Lindh Sr, John R Jacobs, Ilya S Koyfman, Gaoyuan Gavin Chen, Donald G Hill: Implantable repair device. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, November 9, 2010: US07828854 (20 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis for repairing or reinforcing a tissue or muscle wall defect including a first composite structure including at least one layer of a non-absorbable material is disclosed. The first composite structure has a central portion sized and shaped to cover at least a portion of the ...