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Mark D Butler, Daniel F Davidson, Stanley L Mish: Method of making an implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, June 22, 1999: US05913998 (313 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. In particular, the implantable containment apparatus is used to contain a therapeutical device, such as a drug delivery device, a cell encapsulation device, or a gene therapy device. A th ...


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Mark D Butler, Stanley L Mish: Method for loading and reloading a therapeutical device in a vascularized implantable containment apparatus. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, August 4, 1998: US05787900 (229 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to a method of loading and reloading a therapeutical device in a vascularized implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. Suitable therapeutical devices for use in the present invention include devices such as drug delivery devices, cell ...


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Mark D Butler, Daniel F Davidson, Stanley L Mish, James W Moore III: Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device and method for loading and reloading the device therein. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, December 1, 1998: US05843069 (224 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. In particular, the implantable containment apparatus is used to contain a therapeutical device, such as a drug delivery device, a cell encapsulation device, or a gene therapy device. A th ...


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Mark D Butler, Paul D Drumheller, Stanley L Mish: Cell encapsulation device. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, May 11, 1999: US05902745 (53 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a cell encapsulation device that permits rapid and straightforward cell transfer into the device. The preferred device includes components that allow a user to quickly transfer cells into the device with minimal risk to the cells. Among the most important improve ...


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Bret J Kilgrow, Stanley L Mish: Needle holder for a suture package. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, December 5, 1995: US05472081 (49 worldwide citation)

A suture needle holder for a suture package intended to contain an armed suture, comprising a sheet of planar plastic having at least one raised pedestal formed therein, said at least one raised pedestal having at least one slot therein oriented orthogonal to the sheet of planar plastic, said at lea ...


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Mark D Butler, Stanley L Mish: Cell encapsulating device containing a cell displacing core for maintaining cell viability. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Kenneth H Sonnenfeld, Morgan & Finnegan L, November 9, 1999: US05980889 (40 worldwide citation)

Cell encapsulating devices capable of maintaining large numbers of viable cells are provided containing an inert, substantially cell-free core that displaces cells, a permeable membrane and a zone for maintaining cells. The permeable membrane surrounds the core such that the zone of cells is bounded ...


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Brian H Kram, Stanley L Mish, Michael J Muehlbauer, James R Bain: Respiratory aids. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Eric J Sheets, October 23, 2001: US06306491 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to materials that assist respiration of living cells contained in cell-containing systems. The materials form air-filled conduits or channels through which gases, such as oxygen and carbon dioxide, can readily exchange by diffusional means between regions of differe ...


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Stanley L Mish, James D Silverman: Suture package. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, February 11, 1992: US05086914 (17 worldwide citation)

A suture package comprising a housing surrounding a cavity and having a port through some portion of the housing, wherein said cavity contains a length of suture in a configuration sequentially ordered along the suture withdrawal path but otherwise random. In a preferred embodiment the cavity has a ...


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Bret J Kilgrow, Stanley L Mish: Method of thermoforming a sheet around a suture needle to form a holder. W L Gore & Associates, Wayne D House, March 9, 1993: US05192483 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a suture needle holder for a suture needle. A suture needle is placed in a trough cut into the surface of a die. This trough intersects a cavity within the die. A sheet is placed onto the surface of the die after the needle is placed in the trough. The sheet is then thermoformed ...


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Mark D Butler, Stanley L Mish: Implantable containment apparatus for a therapeutical device and method for loading and reloading the device therein. Gore Hybrid Technologies, Eric J Sheets, May 6, 1997: US05626561 (12 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an implantable containment apparatus made of selectively permeable material. In particular, the implantable containment apparatus is used to contain a therapeutical device, such as a drug delivery device, a cell encapsulation device, or a gene therapy device. A th ...



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