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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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Shawn T Huxel, Ram L Kataria, Joel S Rosenblatt: Method and composition for deforming soft tissues. Ethicon, July 23, 2002: US06423332 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a composition and method for augmenting soft tissue, which composition includes a continuous phase that is a solid at temperatures less than about 10° C. or greater than about 30° C. and is a fluid at temperatures between about 10° C. and about 30° C., and which contai ...


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Shmuel Dabi, Ram L Kataria: Hydrophilic materials useful in preparing fluid-absorbent products. McNeil PPC, June 22, 1993: US05221726 (50 worldwide citation)

Improved hydrophilic materials, such as foams and films, are provided. These material find use in a wide variety of fluid absorbent products, especially those relating to the absorption of bodily fluids. The soft, absorbent, and resilient foams of this invention exhibit greater wet and dry mechanica ...


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Joel Rosenblatt, Han Cui, Ram L Kataria, Chuanbin Wu: Polymer coated microparticles for sustained release. Ethicon, September 5, 2006: US07101566 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to sustained release microparticle formulation for parenteral administration of biologically active substances, especially drugs. More specifically it relates to coated drug containing microparticles, wherein the coating is a synthetic, bioabsorbable, biocompatible ...


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Shmuel Dabi, Ram L Kataria: Melt processable biodegradable compositions and articles made therefrom. McNeil PPC, Joel A Rothfus, June 8, 1999: US05910520 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention presents classes of thermoplastic, biodegradable compositions. Tests indicate that these compositions exhibit good mechanical properties, and readily degrade in the presence of microorganisms. The compositions of this invention are useful for producing injection-molded, thin-walled art ...


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Han Cui, Joel Rosenblatt, Ram L Kataria, Chuanbin Wu: Compositions for parenteral administration and sustained-release of therapeutic agents. Ethicon, May 22, 2007: US07220433 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to parenterally-administrable microparticles for providing sustained-release of a therapeutic agent in the body, where the microparticles include a polymeric core containing a therapeutically effective amount of a therapeutic agent disposed therein, a first film enc ...


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Han Cui, Joel Rosenblatt, Ram L Kataria, Chuanbin Wu: Compositions for parenteral administration and sustained-release of therapeutic agents. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, December 30, 2004: US20040265383-A1

The present invention is directed to parenterally-administrable microparticles for providing sustained-release of a therapeutic agent in the body, where the microparticles include a polymeric core containing a therapeutically effective amount of a therapeutic agent disposed therein, a first film enc ...


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Joel Rosenblatt, Han Cui, Ram L Kataria, Chuanbin Wu: Polymer coated microparticles for sustained release. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, January 1, 2004: US20040001890-A1

The present invention is directed to sustained release microparticle formulation for parenteral administration of biologically active substances, especially drugs. More specifically it relates to coated drug containing microparticles, wherein the coating is a synthetic, bioabsorbable, biocompatible ...