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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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Rao S Bezwada, Angelo G Scopelianos: Elastomeric medical device. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, November 21, 1995: US05468253 (504 worldwide citation)

Medical devices or components for medical devices formed from bioabsorbable elastomers comprising a random copolymer are disclosed. The random copolymer is a copolymer of from about 30 to about 70 weight percent of: a) .epsilon.-caprolactone, trimethylene carbonate, an ether lactone, or a mixture of ...


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Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Rao S Bezwada: Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, December 16, 1997: US05698213 (218 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a new crossslinkable and crosslinked aliphatic polyoxaesters and blends thereof that may be used to produce hydrogels, surgical devices such as sutures, sutures with attached needles, molded devices, and the like. The invention also contemplates a process for producin ...


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Rao S Bezwada, Angelo G Scopelianos: Elastomeric medical device. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, February 3, 1998: US05713920 (212 worldwide citation)

Medical devices or components for medical devices formed from bioabsorbable elastomers comprising a random copolymer are disclosed. The random copolymer is a copolymer of from about 30 to about 70 weight percent of: a) .epsilon.-caprolactone, trimethylene carbonate, an ether lactone, or a mixture of ...


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Angelo G Scopelianos, Steven C Arnold, Rao S Bezwada, Mark B Roller, Shawn T Huxel: Injectable microdispersions for soft tissue repair and augmentation. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, February 4, 1997: US05599852 (198 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides injectable, bioabsorbable microdispersions suitable for use as a soft tissue repair or augmentation material in animals comprising a fluid carrier that is a liquid polymer selected from the group consisting of liquid polymers and a particulate material. Additionally, t ...


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Rao S Bezwada, Dennis D Jamiolkowski: Absorbable polyoxaesters. Ethicon, November 7, 1995: US05464929 (195 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a new aliphatic polyoxaesters that is bioabsorbable and may be used to produce surgical devices such as sutures, sutures with attached needles, molded devices, and the like. The invention also contemplates a process for producing these polyesters. The aliphatic polyox ...


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Rao S Bezwada, Dennis D Jamiolkowski: Absorbable polyoxaesters. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, April 8, 1997: US05618552 (173 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a new aliphatic polyoxaesters that is bioabsorbable and may be used to produce surgical devices such as sutures, sutures with attached needles, molded devices, and the like. The invention also contemplates a process for producing these polyesters. The aliphatic polyox ...


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Angelo G Scopelianos, Rao S Bezwada, Steven C Arnold: Injectable liquid copolymers for soft tissue repair and augmentation. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, October 20, 1998: US05824333 (169 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides injectable, bioabsorbable liquid copolymers suitable for use as a soft tissue repair or augmentation material in animals comprising a liquid polymer selected from the group consisting of liquid polymers of a plurality of at least two different first lactone repeating u ...


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Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Rao S Bezwada: Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines or amido groups. Ethicon, Hal B Woodrow, December 23, 1997: US05700583 (169 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a crosslinked aliphatic polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups and blends thereof with other polymers that may be used to produce surgical devices such as sutures, sutures with attached needles, molded devices, and the like. The crosslinked aliphatic poly ...


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Rao S Bezwada, Dennis D Jamiolkowski: Polymer blends containing absorbable polyoxaesters. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, March 4, 1997: US05607687 (167 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a new aliphatic polyoxaesters and blends thereof that may be used to produce surgical devices such as sutures, sutures with attached needles, molded devices, and the like. The invention also contemplates a process for producing these polyesters. The aliphatic polyoxae ...