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C David Benson, Mutlu Karakelle, Robert A Taller: Liquid gelling agent distributor device. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, March 3, 1992: US05092858 (484 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for deliberately distributing simultaneously over the entire vertical and/or longitudinal extend of a body of aqueous containing liquid a gelation agent for the rapid containment of contaminated aqueous liquids. The device is an elongated rigid or semi-rigid body for containing ...


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Min Shiu Lee, Mutlu Karakelle, David E Spielvogel, Robert A Taller: Catheter tubing of controlled in vivo softening. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, July 13, 1993: US05226899 (103 worldwide citation)

A catheter tubing has a layer of a hydrophobic stiffening polymer encapsulated by a layer of hydrophilic thermoplastic base polymer. Preferred stiffening polymers are polyesterpolyether block copolymers. Preferred base polymers are thermoplastic polyetherurethanes. The encapsulated layer may be a st ...


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Charles Freeman, David L Jinkerson, Mutlu Karakelle, Albert R LeBoeuf: High refractive index ophthalmic lens materials. Alcon Laboratories, Patrick M Ryan, December 2, 1997: US05693095 (100 worldwide citation)

Improved soft, foldable acrylic lens materials which are particularly suited for use as IOLs, but which are also useful as other ophthalmic devices, such as contact lenses, keratoprostheses, and corneal rings or inlays, are disclosed. These materials contain only two principal components: one aryl a ...


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Mutlu Karakelle, Richard J Zdrahala: Method for preparing lubricated surfaces and product. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, July 4, 1989: US04844986 (91 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing stable even coatings of a silicone lubricant on a low surface energy polymeric surface of an article includes plasma treatment of the surface in an atmosphere of a siloxane monomer. A layer of polysiloxane is deposited on the low energy surface to give a polysiloxane surface. ...


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Mutlu Karakelle, Houshang Karimi, Min Shui Lee, Robert A Taller: Elastomeric segmented hydrophilic polyetherurethane based lubricious coatings. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, February 5, 1991: US04990357 (90 worldwide citation)

A coating composition for an article surface includes a uniform blend of an elastomeric segmented hydrophilic polyetherurethane and a hydrophilic polymer, such as polyvinylpyrrolidone. The invention includes a method for rendering an article surface lubricious which includes coating the composition ...


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Min Shiu Lee, Mutlu Karakelle, David E Spielvogel, Robert A Taller: Catheter tubing of controlled in vivo softening. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, September 26, 1995: US05453099 (77 worldwide citation)

A catheter tubing has a layer of a hydrophobic stiffening polymer encapsulated by a layer of hydrophilic thermoplastic base polymer. Preferred stiffening polymers are polyesterpolyether block copolymers. Preferred base polymers are thermoplastic polyetherurethanes. The encapsulated layer may be a st ...


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Houshang Karimi, Stanley C Wells, David E Spielvogel, Mutlu Karakelle, Robert A Taller: Lubricious coatings, medical articles containing same and method for their preparation. Becton Dickinson and Company, Richard E Brown, January 28, 1992: US05084315 (75 worldwide citation)

An article which becomes lubricious when wet includes a base polymer and a coating composition thereon. The composition includes a lubricating polymer and a matrix polymer which adheres to the base polymer and serves as a carrier for the lubricating polymer. The composition may also include a homoge ...


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Albert R Leboeuf, Mutlu Karakelle: Method of preparing foldable high refractive index acrylic ophthalmic device materials. Alcon Laboratories, Patrick M Ryan, April 6, 1999: US05891931 (61 worldwide citation)

Foldable, acrylic, high refractive index ophthalmic device materials containing a UV absorbing chromophore are cured by exposure to blue light using a benzoylphosphine oxide photoinitiator.


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Albert R LeBoeuf, Mutlu Karakelle: Method of preparing foldable hydrophilic ophthalmic device materials. Alcon Laboratories, Patrick M Ryan, January 18, 2000: US06015842 (59 worldwide citation)

Foldable, hydrophilic, ophthalmic device materials are cured by exposure to blue light using a benzoylphosphine oxide photoinitiator.


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Charles Freeman, David L Jinkerson, Mutlu Karakelle, Albert R Leboeuf: High refractive index ophthalmic device materials. Alcon Manufacturing, Patrick M Ryan, March 5, 2002: US06353069 (57 worldwide citation)

High refractive index copolymers suitable for use in ophthalmic devices are disclosed. The copolymers comprise a) two or more monomers of the structure: