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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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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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Matthew Hain: Sutures and coatings made from therapeutic absorbable glass. Tyco Healthcare Group, April 19, 2005: US06881766 (98 worldwide citation)

Sutures fabricated from and/or coated with compositions including water-soluble glass are described herein. Pledgets containing water-soluble glass within the interstices of the pledget and/or coated with compositions including water-soluble glass are also described herein. The water-soluble glass o ...


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Ilya Koyfman, Matthew Hain: Absorbable non-woven fabric. United States Surgical Corporation, February 28, 1995: US05393594 (44 worldwide citation)

A low density bioabsorbable non-woven fabric is disclosed. The fabric preferably includes fibers of glycolide and lactide and has a density of between about 0.05 g/cu.cm and about 0.10 g/cu.cm. In one embodiment, the glycolide content of the fibers is at least about 80 mole percent, and preferably a ...


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Dennis Kujawski, Matthew Hain: Ultrasonic crimping of a varied diameter vascular graft. Boston Scientific Scimed, Hoffmann & Baron, December 18, 2007: US07309461 (16 worldwide citation)

A method of crimping a varied diameter graft is includes the steps of (i) providing a flat-woven tubular graft having an enlarged woven bulbous portion disposed between flat-woven tubular ends, wherein the flat-woven diameter of the bulbous section is greater than the flat woven diameters of the tub ...


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Matthew Hain Piner, James Earl Schiller, Stefan Norman Smyle, Jeremy L Ramirez: Carrier convertible from a sling carried vessel to a scoop and bag filler. Matthew Hain Piner, Bernhard Kreten, April 30, 2002: US06378577 (14 worldwide citation)

Provided is a carrier convertible from a sling supported vessel to a material handler for filling portable receptacles such as bags from a bulk lot of material. The front end of this unit is a scoop for gathering fluent material. Over top the scoop is a hood that prevents spill out of any material w ...


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Matthew Hain, Michael P Chesterfield: Removal of vaporizable components from polymeric products. United States Surgical Corporation, February 22, 1994: US05287634 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for removing vaporizable components from polymeric products effects uniform distribution of heat over such products contained within a chamber. The apparatus includes a heated chamber having support means for supporting the products within the chamber. Omnidirectional multi-po ...