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Mark D Butler, Daniel F Davidson, Stanley L Mish: Method of making an implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, June 22, 1999: US05913998 (323 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. In particular, the implantable containment apparatus is used to contain a therapeutical device, such as a drug delivery device, a cell encapsulation device, or a gene therapy device. A th ...


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Mark D Butler, Daniel F Davidson, Stanley L Mish, James W Moore III: Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device and method for loading and reloading the device therein. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, December 1, 1998: US05843069 (241 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. In particular, the implantable containment apparatus is used to contain a therapeutical device, such as a drug delivery device, a cell encapsulation device, or a gene therapy device. A th ...


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Mark D Butler, Stanley L Mish: Method for loading and reloading a therapeutical device in a vascularized implantable containment apparatus. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, August 4, 1998: US05787900 (232 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to a method of loading and reloading a therapeutical device in a vascularized implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. Suitable therapeutical devices for use in the present invention include devices such as drug delivery devices, cell ...


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Byron Kent Hayes, William R Hardwick, Charles F White, Mark D Butler: Implantable bioabsorbable article. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, February 29, 2000: US06031148 (189 worldwide citation)

An implantable bioabsorbable article for the separation and regeneration of tissue at a tissue defect site in the form of a fibrous matrix laminarly affixed to both surfaces of a cell-barrier sheet material. When implanted it allows ingrowth of tissue into the fibrous matrix side of the material; si ...


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Mark D Butler, Paul D Drumheller, Stanley L Mish: Cell encapsulation device. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, May 11, 1999: US05902745 (58 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a cell encapsulation device that permits rapid and straightforward cell transfer into the device. The preferred device includes components that allow a user to quickly transfer cells into the device with minimal risk to the cells. Among the most important improve ...


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Mark D Butler, Stanley L Mish: Cell encapsulating device containing a cell displacing core for maintaining cell viability. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Kenneth H Sonnenfeld, Morgan & Finnegan L, November 9, 1999: US05980889 (40 worldwide citation)

Cell encapsulating devices capable of maintaining large numbers of viable cells are provided containing an inert, substantially cell-free core that displaces cells, a permeable membrane and a zone for maintaining cells. The permeable membrane surrounds the core such that the zone of cells is bounded ...


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Mark D Butler, Stanley L Mish: Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device and method for loading and reloading the device therein. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, May 6, 1997: US05626561 (14 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. In particular, the implantable containment apparatus is used to contain a therapeutical device, such as a drug delivery device, a cell encapsulation device, or a gene therapy device. A th ...


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Mark D Butler, Stanley L Mish: Cell encapsulating device containing a cell displacing core for maintaining cell viability. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Kenneth H Sonnenfeld, Morgan & Finnegan L, July 30, 2002: US06426214 (9 worldwide citation)

Cell encapsulating devices capable of maintaining large numbers of viable cells are provided containing an inert, substantially cell-free core that displaces cells, a permeable membrane and a zone for maintaining cells. The permeable membrane surrounds the core such that the zone of cells is bounded ...


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Mark D Butler, Daniel F Davidson, Stanley L Mish, James W Moore III: Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Eric J Sheets, October 29, 2002: US06471687 (9 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. In particular, the implantable containment apparatus is used to contain a therapeutical device, a cell encapsulation device, or a gene therapy device. A therapeutical device can be easily ...


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Mark D Butler, Daniel F Davidson, Stanley L Mish, James W Moore: Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device. Eric J Sheets, W L Gore And Associates, April 25, 2002: US20020049426-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. In particular, the implantable containment apparatus is used to contain a therapeutical device, such as a drug delivery device, a cell encapsulation device, or a gene therapy device. A th ...