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John Kennedy, Roy Kayser: Portable light emitting apparatus with a semiconductor emitter array. Bereskin & Parr, June 3, 1997: US05634711 (428 worldwide citation)

A hand-held portable light emitting device is suitable for medical and industrial photocuring and phototherapy applications. The hand-held portable light emitting device has: (a) a portable housing having a front end and a rear end; (b) a semiconducting light emitter having a matrix of a plurality o ...


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Michael J Bettuchi, David Fowler, Ahmad Robert Hadba, Christopher J Criscuolo, John Kennedy: Seal element for anastomosis. Covidien, February 12, 2013: US08372094 (234 worldwide citation)

A seal element for sealing between tissue lumens includes a first material for allowing tissue ingrowth and a second sealant material.


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Keith D Alessio, Donald S Kaplan, Ross R Muth, John Kennedy: Bioabsorbable medical implants. United States Surgical Corporation, October 7, 1997: US05674286 (219 worldwide citation)

A completely bioabsorbable reinforced composite material for use in medical implants and a method for making same. The composite material comprises a hybrid yarn of intimately co-mingled reinforcement fibers of a crystalline polymer and matrix fibers of a polymer having a glass transition temperatur ...


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Donald S Kaplan, John Kennedy, Ross R Muth: Synthetic semiabsorbable composite yarn. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, June 8, 1993: US05217495 (167 worldwide citation)

A semi-bioabsorbable connective tissue prosthesis, e.g., a replacement for the human anterior cruciate ligament, is provided whose stress-strain characteristics closely match those of the natural tissue.


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John Kennedy: Portable led photocuring device. David W Wong, May 30, 1995: US05420768 (114 worldwide citation)

The portable photocuring device has a light emission diodes matrix which can be energized with battery power to provide optical power for photocuring curing purposes. The diodes can be easily controlled and adjusted to emit light of selected colors and intensity with complex instrumentation.


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Donald S Kaplan, John Kennedy, Ross R Muth: Connective tissue prosthesis. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, September 15, 1992: US05147400 (111 worldwide citation)

A semi-bioabsorbable connective tissue prosthesis, e.g., a replacement for the human anterior cruciate ligament, is provided whose stress-strain characteristics closely match those of the natural tissue.


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Donald S Kaplan, John Kennedy, Ross R Muth, Elliot A Gruskin: Support material for cell impregnation. United States Surgical Corporation, December 27, 1994: US05376118 (106 worldwide citation)

A support material for cell impregnation is provided. The support material is fabricated from a semiabsorbable composite yarn comprising a nonabsorbable, elastic core yarn and an absorbable, relatively inelastic sheath yarn. A prosthetic device may be formed from the support material. The support ma ...


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John Kennedy, Beverley Barber, Gary Zubricky: Light cure system with closed loop control and work piece recording. EFOS Canada, Bereskin & Parr, May 28, 1996: US05521392 (94 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for producing a preselected amount of light energy for use with photosensitive materials. The apparatus comprises a source for producing light; a light guide for delivering the light produced by the source to a work site; (c) a sensor means for detecting the intensity of the light produ ...


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John Kennedy, Jim Farrell, Manfred Hubert, Roy Kayser, Eduardo Ghelman: Addressable semiconductor array light source for localized radiation delivery. EXFO Photonic Solutions, Bereskin & Parr, January 27, 2004: US06683421 (73 worldwide citation)

A photocuring device and a method of photocuring using it. The device includes a housing and a light emitting semiconductor array mounted to the housing, capable of emitting light energy having a light output wavelength suitable for initiating a photoreaction. The device also has a power source for ...


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Donald S Kaplan, Matthew Hermes, Ross R Muth, John Kennedy: Blends of glycolide and/or lactide polymers and caprolactone and/or trimethylene carbonate polymers and absorbable surgical devices made therefrom. United States Surgical Corporation, June 14, 1994: US05320624 (65 worldwide citation)

Polymer blends of glycolide and/or lactide homopolymer and/or glycolide/lactide copolymer and polycaprolactone and/or polytrimethylene carbonate homopolymer or copolymers thereof and absorbable surgical devices manufactured therefrom having improved mechanical properties, such as improved impact res ...



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