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William R Hardwick, Robert C Thomson, Robert L Cleek, Shrikant M Mane, Alonzo D Cook: Methods and articles for regenerating living tissue. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Eric J Sheets, December 11, 2001: US06328765 (333 worldwide citation)

There are numerous medical situations involving deficiencies of living tissue and where increase of living tissue mass is desired. Methods are described wherein a configured, shell-like device that is capable of being penetrated by living cells and tissues, is implanted into the body of a mammal in ...


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Robert L Cleek, Michael D Daly, Krzysztof R Pietrzak: Medical device capable of being compacted and expanded having anti-thrombin III binding activity. W L Gore & Associates, Carol A Lewis White, March 24, 2015: US08986713 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to immobilized biologically active entities that retain significant biological activity following mechanical manipulation of a substrate material to which the entities are immobilized.


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James W Chang, Robert L Cleek, Edward H Cully, Michael J Vonesh: Thermoplastic fluoropolymer-coated medical devices. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Wayne D House, November 1, 2011: US08048440 (12 worldwide citation)

A medical device provided with at least a partial surface coating of a thermoplastic copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and perfluoroalkylvinylether that is free of cross-linking monomers and curing agents. The fluoropolymer coating is preferably an amorphous thermoplastic, is highly inert and biocomp ...


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James W Chang, Robert L Cleek, Edward H Cully, Michael J Vonesh: Thermoplastic fluoropolymer-coated medical devices. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, December 17, 2013: US08609125 (2 worldwide citation)

A medical device provided with at least a partial surface coating of a thermoplastic copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and perfluoroalkylvinylether that is free of cross-linking monomers and curing agents. The fluoropolymer coating is preferably an amorphous thermoplastic, is highly inert and biocomp ...


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Robert L Cleek, Michael D Daly, Krzysztof R Pietrzak: Immobilized biologically active entities having a high degree of biological activity following sterilization. W L Gore & Associates, July 30, 2013: US08496953 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to immobilized biologically active entities that retain significant biological activity following sterilization of the immobilized biologically active entities.


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Carey V Campbell, Robert L Cleek, Daniel L Crandall, James F Davidson, Paul D Drumheller, Cody L Hartman, Theresa A Holland, Thane L Kranzler, Mei Li, Gregory LoStracco, Bruce M Steinhaus, Benjamin M Trapp, Thomas G Triebes: Eluting medical devices. W L Gore & Associates, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 16, 2016: US09415193 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to eluting medical devices that enable consistent “on-demand” delivery of therapeutic agents to a vessel. The medical device of the current invention comprises an expandable member, a hydrophilic coating comprising at least one therapeutic agent about the expandable member ...


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Carey V Campbell, Robert L Cleek, Edward H Cully, Peter Heicksen, Theresa A Holland, Thane L Kranzler, Mei Li, Bruce M Steinhaus, Benjamin M Trapp, Thomas G Triebes, Michael J Vonesh: Retractable sheath devices, systems, and methods. W L Gore & Associates, January 8, 2019: US10173038

The invention is directed to delivery medical devices that enable consistent “on-demand” delivery of therapeutic agents to a vessel. The medical device of the current invention comprises retractable sheath comprising neckable elements. The medical device of the current invention comprises an expanda ...


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Robert L Cleek, Michael D Daly, Krzysztof R Pietrzak: Immobilized biologically active entities containing heparin having high biological activity following mechanical manipulation. W L Gore & Associates, Carol A Lewis White, July 26, 2016: US09399085

The present invention is directed to immobilized biologically active entities that retain significant biological activity following mechanical manipulation of a substrate material to which the entities are immobilized.