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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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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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Kevin Cooper, Steven C Arnold, Angelo Scopelianos: Method of making absorbable polymer blends of polylactides, polycaprolactone and polydioxanone. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, January 6, 1998: US05705181 (70 worldwide citation)

Absorbable binary and tertiary blends of homopolymers and copolymers of poly(lactide), poly(glycolide), poly(.epsilon.-caprolactone), and poly(p-dioxanone) are described. The blends when used to manufacture medical devices exhibit shape retention, dimensional stability and palpability without loss o ...


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Angelo G Scopelianos, Steven C Arnold, Rao S Bezwada, Mark B Roller, Shawn T Huxel: Injectable microdipersions for soft tissue repair and augmentation. Ethicon, Hal B Woodrow, March 17, 1998: US05728752 (61 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 of a plurality of at least two different fi ...


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Kevin Cooper, Steven C Arnold, Angelo Scopelianos: Absorbable polymer blends. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, June 24, 1997: US05641501 (35 worldwide citation)

Absorbable biocompatible polymer blends useful to manufacture medical devices. The blends have a first major phase including polymers such as poly(lactide homopolymers and poly(lactide-co-glycolide) copolymers and combination thereof. The blends have a second minor phase include copolymers of poly(. ...


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Eugene P Reilly, Steven C Arnold, Angelo G Scopelianos: Reinforced absorbable polymers. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, May 28, 1996: US05521280 (29 worldwide citation)

A composition of an absorbable polymer and a filler to increase the stiffness of the polymer is disclosed. The filler is a poly[succinimide], which is a bioabsorbable polymer that degrades into a nontoxic, simple amino acid. The composition can be melt processed to prepare medical and surgical devic ...


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Rao S Bezwada, Steven C Arnold, Constance Ace: Absorbable copolymers and blends of 6,6-dialkyl-1,4-dioxepan-2-one and its cyclic dimer. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, December 30, 1997: US05703200 (24 worldwide citation)

This invention provides various copolymers comprising a first repeating unit of the chemical formula: ##STR1## in which R.sub.1 and/or R.sub.2 are alkyl groups and a second repeating units generally having the chemical formula: ##STR2## and combinations of two or more thereof wherein R is a hydrogen ...


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Angelo G Scopelianos, Steven C Arnold, Rao S Bezwada, Mark B Roller, Shawn T Huxel, Robert J Tannhauser: Microdispersions for coating surgical devices. Ethicon, January 1, 2002: US06335383 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides surgical article and suture coated with bioabsorbable microdispersions which contains a fluid carrier that is a liquid polymer and a particular material.


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Aruna Nathan, Joel Rosenblatt, Steven C Arnold: Injectable microdispersions for medical applications. April 11, 2006: US07026374 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to microdispersions and pharmaceutical compositions containing a synthetic, bioabsorbable, biocompatible liquid polymer that is the reaction product of a polybasic acid or derivative thereof, a polyol and a fatty acid, the liquid polymer having a melting point less ...