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Hunter Alastair W, Pokropinski Henry Jr: Suture coated with a polyetheramide.. Ethicon, May 20, 1992: EP0486305-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A surgical suture having a coating thereon of a block poly(ether-co-amide), and a method for improving the knot tiedown performance of a suture by first coating a block poly(ether-co-amide) solution of a block poly(ether-co-amide) onto the surface of the suture and then removing the solvent from the ...


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Pokropinski Henry Jr, Scalzo Howard, Fischer Jerome A: Process for making sutures having improved knot tensile strength. Ethicon, March 3, 2004: EP1393758-A1

A process for improving the knot tensile strength of a braided suture while maintaining its first throw holding characteristics includes the steps of applying a biocompatible co-polymer to the braided suture and then heating the suture to a temperature above the flow point of the co-polymer. An oute ...


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POKROPINSKI HENRY: Antimicrobial/antibacterial medical devices coated with traditional chinese medicines. Ethicon, Mlotkowski Michael J, April 7, 2011: WO/2011/040936

An antimicrobial composition for coating a medical device. The antimicrobial composition includes a polymeric film forming material and an antimicrobial agent comprising a material selected from the group of extract of Houttuynia cordata, sodium houttuyfonate, sodium new houttuyfonate and mixtures t ...


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Labrecque Samuel L, Agarwal Vishvaroop, Pokropinski Henry Jr: Method and device for coating operational suture. Ethicon, June 9, 1998: JP1998-151186

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method and device for coating operational ligature such as suture. SOLUTION: This method and device involves processes where ligature is continuously kept in contact with the first coating mixture, thereby preparing wetted ligature, and then the wet and coated liga ...


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Pokropinski Henry, Fischer Jerome A, Jonn Jerry, Wang Huimin, Rothenburger Stephen, Ming Xintian: Antimicrobial/antibacterial medical devices coated with traditional Chinese medicines. Ethicon, xu jing li jin, August 15, 2012: CN200980162752

An antimicrobial composition for coating a medical device. The antimicrobial composition includes a polymeric film forming material and an antimicrobial agent comprising a material selected from the group of extract of Houttuynia cordata, sodium houttuyfonate, sodium new houttuyfonate and mixtures t ...


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FISCHER JERRY, SCALZO HOWARD, POKROPINSKI HENRY JR: DISPOSITIF MEDICAL ANTIMICROBIEN EMBALLE AYANT UNE DUREE DE CONSERVATION AMELIOREE ET SON PROCEDE DE PREPARATION, PACKAGED ANTIMICROBIAL MEDICAL DEVICE HAVING IMPROVED SHELF LIFE AND METHOD OF PREPARING SAME. Ethicon, Ethicon, NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA S E N C R L S R L, November 7, 2017: CA2766789

A method of making a packaged antimicrobial suture having improved shelf life. The method comprising the steps of providing an inner package having a source of antimicrobial agent, providing an adsorbent material effective to adsorb a portion of the antimicrobial agent over time, positioning a sutur ...


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POKROPINSKI HENRY, FISCHER JEROME A, JONN JERRY, WANG HUIMIN, ROTHENBURGER STEPHEN, MING XINTIAN: DISPOSITIFS MEDICAUX ANTIMICROBIENS / ANTIBACTERIENS REVETUS AU MOYEN DE MEDICAMENTS CHINOIS TRADITIONNELS, ANTIMICROBIAL/ANTIBACTERIAL MEDICAL DEVICES COATED WITH TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINES. Ethicon, Ethicon, NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA S E N C R L S R L, October 30, 2018: CA2775838

An antimicrobial composition for coating a medical device. The antimicrobial composition includes a polymeric film forming material and an antimicrobial agent comprising a material selected from the group of extract of Houttuynia cordata, sodium houttuyfonate, sodium new houttuyfonate and mixtures t ...