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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai P A, August 27, 1996: US05549628 (638 worldwide citation)

To reinforce a line of surgical staples in host tissue, a strip of xenogeneic or autogenic tissue, such as cross-linked pericardium or dura mater harvested from horses, cows, pigs, sheep and humans, is appropriately adhered to the apposed surfaces of a staple cartridge supporting jaw and an anvil ja ...


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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai P A, November 19, 1996: US05575803 (606 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic article for surgical implantation within the body of a host in a surgical stapling procedure comprises a strip of host-tissue-compatible animal tissue material that is initially removably affixed between the spaced-apart legs a U-shaped buttress member to create a tubular configuration ...


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Joel Cooper, Sally L Winegar Hentges, Robert P Nelson, Kemal Schankereli, Kristine M Teich: Soft tissue stapling buttress. Bio Vascular, Haugen and Nikolai, April 2, 1996: US05503638 (538 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic article for surgical implantation within the body of a host in a surgical stapling procedure comprises a strip of host-tissue-compatible animal tissue material that is initially removably affixed between the spaced-apart legs a U-shaped buttress member to create a tubular configuration ...


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Sew Wah Tay, Kemal Schankereli, Thomas Holman, Hans Mische: Apparatus and method for sealing vascular punctures. Scimed Life Systems, Steven P Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Shurtz, April 16, 1996: US05507744 (506 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing and sealing a vascular puncture is connected to an energy supply such that heat is generated in, or thermally conducted to, the tissue, thereby thermally fusing the vascular tissue together. The method for closing and sealing a vascular puncture comprises applying radio freq ...


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Harmon Hoffman Jr, Kemal Schankereli, Milos Chvapil: Drug delivery collagen-impregnated synthetic vascular graft. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan, March 30, 1993: US05197977 (341 worldwide citation)

A collagen impregnated vascular graft including drug materials complexed with the collagen to be released slowly from the graft following implant. The graft is a porous synthetic vascular graft substrate having collagen fixed to the graft substrate and cross-linking the collagen in situ to render th ...


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Sew Wah Tay, Kemal Schankereli, Thomas Holman, Hans Mische: Apparatus and method for sealing vascular punctures. Scimed Life Systems, Todd P Messal, May 16, 2000: US06063085 (293 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing and sealing a vascular puncture is connected to an energy supply such that heat is generated in, or thermally conducted to, the tissue, thereby thermally fusing the vascular tissue together. The method for closing and sealing a vascular puncture comprises applying radio freq ...


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Sew Wah Tay, Kemal Schankereli, Hans Mische, Thomas Holman: Apparatus and method for sealing vascular punctures. Scimed Life Systems, Steven P Shurtz, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 22, 1998: US05810810 (241 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing and sealing a vascular puncture is connected to an energy supply such that heat is generated in, or thermally conducted to, the tissue, thereby thermally fusing the vascular tissue together. The method for closing and sealing a vascular puncture comprises applying radio freq ...


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Harmon Hoffman Jr, Kemal Schankereli: Collagen-impregnated dacron graft. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan, April 28, 1992: US05108424 (173 worldwide citation)

A collagen-impregnated vascular graft includes a porous synthetic vascular graft substrate formed by knitting or weaving with at least three applications of dispersed collagen fibrils. Plasticizers are incorporated into the collagen slurry before application and the slurry is applied in separate tre ...


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Harmon Hoffman Jr, Kemal Schankereli: Method for forming impregnated synthetic vascular grafts. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan, June 27, 1989: US04842575 (109 worldwide citation)

A collagen impregnated synthetic vascular graft including a synthetic vascular graft substrate and cross-linked collagen fibril is formed by depositing an aqueous slurry of collagen fibrils in the lumen of the graft and massaging to insure intimate mixing of the fibrils into the porous structure of ...


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Kemal Schankereli: Method for preparing heterogeneous tissue grafts. Bio Vascular, Fredrikson & Byron P A, July 21, 1998: US05782914 (107 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing heterogeneous graft material from animal tissue in which the harvested tissue is cleaned, chemically cross-linked and then vacuum-dried to remove substantially all moisture therefrom. The vacuum-dried animal tissue is then double-wrapped and subjected to radiation sterilizatio ...