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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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David A Dalessandro, Murty N Vyakarnam: Surgical bettress and surgical stapling apparatus. Ethicon, August 14, 2001: US06273897 (671 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a surgical stapling apparatus and a buttress, i.e. pledget, for use in the surgical stapling apparatus, which buttress provides sealing for hemostasis and pneumostasis, and which buttress includes a continuous projection, or a plurality of projections, for cooperation ...


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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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Mora Carolynne Melican, Yufu Li, Kelly R Brown, Iksoo Chun, John McAllen III, Alireza Rezania, Angelo G Scopelianos, Murty N Vyakarnam: Reinforced tissue implants and methods of manufacture and use. Ethicon, Nutter McClennen & Fish, July 29, 2003: US06599323 (286 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible tissue implant, as well as methods for making and using such an implant, is provided. Preferably, the tissue implant is bioabsorbable. The tissue implant comprises one or more layers of a bioabsorbable polymeric foam having pores with an open cell structure. The tissue implant also i ...


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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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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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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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Jenny J Yuan, Joseph H Contiliano, Yufu Li, Zhigang Li, Mark B Roller, Murty N Vyakarnam: Reinforced implantable medical devices. Ethicon, March 14, 2006: US07012106 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to reinforced, biocompatible, biodegradable compositions suitable for use in implantable medical devices and medical devices made at least in part from such compositions, where the compositions include a biocompatible, biodegradable polymer; a biocompatible, biodegr ...


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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, September 26, 2006: US07112417 (38 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 ...