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Leslie Hamilton, Rao S Bezwada, Mark B Roller, Murty N Vyakarnam, David A Dalessandro, Joel S Rosenblatt, Ram L Kataria, Lowell G Saferstein, James F Martin: Foam buttress for stapling apparatus. Ethicon, December 4, 2001: US06325810 (790 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for achieving hemostasis and pneumostasis along a staple line by utilizing a compliant bioabsorbable foam buttress which may be attached to one jaw of a surgical stapling apparatus by a biocompatible releasable adhesive.


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Syed F A Hossainy, Mark B Roller, Gerard H Llanos, Gregory A Kopia: Process for coating stents. Ethicon, November 28, 2000: US06153252 (756 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for coating stents having a first and second surface with passages there between to avoid blockage and bridging of the passages. The process comprises contacting the stent with a liquid coating solution containing a film forming biocompatible polymer under conditions suitable t ...


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Murty N Vyakarnam, Mark C Zimmerman, Angelo George Scopelianos, Mark B Roller, David V Gorky: Porous tissue scaffoldings for the repair of regeneration of tissue. Ethicon, December 25, 2001: US06333029 (406 worldwide citation)

The present patent describes a three-dimensional inter-connected open cell porous foams that have a gradient in composition and/or microstructure through one or more directions. These foams can be made from a blend of absorbable and biocompatible polymers that are formed into foams having a composit ...


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Murty N Vyakarnam, Mark B Roller, David V Gorky, Angelo George Scopelianos: Process for manufacturing biomedical foams. Ethicon, March 12, 2002: US06355699 (271 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an improved lyophilization process for forming biocompatible foam structures. The process allows the foam structures to be tailored for specific end uses. The foams formed by this process are well suited to be used in medical applications such as tissue engineering. Th ...


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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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Gerard H Llanos, Pallassana Narayanan, Mark B Roller, Angelo Scopelianos: Coatings for medical devices. Ethicon, June 8, 2004: US06746773 (251 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes biocompatible coatings and films for use on implantable medical devices and medical devices containing such coatings and films applied to a surface thereof, which coatings/films are present on the device in an amount effective to provide an inert surface to be in conta ...


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Murty N Vyakarnam, Mark C Zimmerman, Angelo George Scopelianos, Mark B Roller, David V Gorky: Porous tissue scaffoldings for the repair or regeneration of tissue. Ethicon, March 18, 2003: US06534084 (200 worldwide citation)

The present patent describes a three-dimensional inter-connected open cell porous foams that have a gradient in composition and/or microstructure through one or more directions. These foams can be made from a blend of absorbable and biocompatible polymers that are formed into foams having a composit ...


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Angelo G Scopelianos, Steven C Arnold, Rao S Bezwada, Mark B Roller, Shawn T Huxel: Injectable microdispersions for soft tissue repair and augmentation. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, February 4, 1997: US05599852 (198 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides injectable, bioabsorbable microdispersions suitable for use as a soft tissue repair or augmentation material in animals comprising a fluid carrier that is a liquid polymer selected from the group consisting of liquid polymers and a particulate material. Additionally, t ...


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Murty N Vyakarnam, Mark C Zimmerman, Angelo George Scopelianos, Mark B Roller, David V Gorky: Porous tissue scaffoldings for the repair or regeneration of tissue. Ethicon, April 2, 2002: US06365149 (155 worldwide citation)

The present patent describes a three-dimensional interconnected open cell porous foams that have a gradient in composition and/or microstructure through one or more directions. These foams can be made from a blend of absorbable and biocompatible polymers that are formed into foams having a compositi ...


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Mark B Roller, Yufu Li, Jenny J Yuan: Implantable medical devices and methods for making same. Ethicon, Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole P C, August 11, 2009: US07572298 (61 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device is disclosed. The device is fabricated at least in part from a biocompatible, biodegradable composition. The composition is composed of a biocompatible, biodegradable polymer and a biocompatible, biodegradable wax. The concentration of the wax at the surface of the devi ...