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Cheng Kung Liu, Ying Jiang, Mark S Roby, Steven L Bennett, Richard P Stevenson, Jeffrey P Pietrangeli: Composite bioabsorbable materials and surgical articles made therefrom. United States Surgical Corporation, May 6, 1997: US05626611 (211 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to composite materials having a core portion formed from a first bioabsorbable material and at least one shell portion of a second bioabsorbable material joined to the core portion. The first and second bioabsorbable materials have different rates of bioabsorption. In a ...


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Cheng Kung Liu, Ying Jiang, Mark S Roby, Steven L Bennett, Richard P Stevenson, Jeffrey P Pietrangeli: Composite bioabsorbable materials and surgical articles made thereform. United States Surgical Corporation, November 26, 1996: US05578046 (142 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to composite materials having a core portion formed from a first bioabsorbable material and at least one shell portion of a second bioabsorbable material joined to the core portion. The first and second bioabsorbable materials have different rates of bioabsorption. In a ...


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Steven L Bennett, Ying Jiang, Elliott A Gruskin, Kevin M Connolly: Bioabsorbable branched polymers containing units derived from dioxanone and medical/surgical devices manufactured therefrom. United States Surgical Corporation, November 26, 1996: US05578662 (112 worldwide citation)

Star polymers of soft segment forming monomers are useful in forming surgical devices. The star polymers can be endcapped with isocyanate, mixed with a filler and/or cross-linked. The polymer compositions are useful, for example, as fiber coatings, surgical adhesives or bone putty, or tissue growth ...


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Cheng Kung Liu, Ying Jiang, Mark S Roby, Steven L Bennett, Richard P Stevenson, Jeffrey P Pietrangeli: Composite bioabsorbable materials and surgical articles made therefrom. United States Surgical, July 25, 2000: US06093200 (88 worldwide citation)

Composite materials have a core portion formed from a biocompatible material and at least one shell portion of a biocompatible material joined to the core portion. In a preferred embodiment, the core portion is coextruded with the shell portion to form a composite filament or sheet. The composite ma ...


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Mark S Roby, Steven L Bennett, Cheng Kung Liu: Absorbable block copolymers and surgical articles fabricated therefrom. United States Surgical Corporation, April 4, 1995: US05403347 (76 worldwide citation)

Block copolymers wherein one of the blocks is made from hard phase forming monomers and another of the blocks is made from soft phase forming monomers copolymerized with randomly intermingled units of other soft phase forming monomers. The copolymers are useful in forming surgical articles, includin ...


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Walter Skalla, Steven L Bennett, Ying Jiang: Biodegradable moldable surgical material. United States Surgical Corporation, June 24, 1997: US05641502 (75 worldwide citation)

A moldable biodegradable surgical material is made of a bioabsorbable polymer derived from hydroxyacids, tactones, carbonates, etheresters, anhydrides, orthoesters and copolymers, terpolymers and/or blends thereof, the polymer blended with at least one surface active agent selected from the group co ...


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Mark S Roby, Cheng Kung Liu, Steven L Bennett: Absorbable block copolymers and surgical articles fabricated therefrom. United States Surgical Corporation, June 4, 1996: US05522841 (47 worldwide citation)

Block copolymers have one of the block made from hard phase forming monomers and another block made from soft phase forming monomers copolymerized with randomly intermingled units of other soft phase forming monomers. Particularly useful copolymers are initiated with a polyalkylene oxide initiator. ...


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Steven L Bennett, Cheng Kung Liu: Absorbable block copolymers and surgical articles fabricated therefrom. United States Surgical Corporation, July 11, 1995: US05431679 (37 worldwide citation)

Block copolymers wherein one of the blocks is made from hard phase forming monomers and another of the blocks is made from soft phase forming monomers copolymerized with randomly intermingled units of other soft phase forming monomers. The copolymers are useful in forming surgical articles, includin ...


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Mark S Roby, Steven L Bennett, Cheng Kung Liu: Absorbable block copolymers and surgical articles fabricated therefrom. United States Surgical Corporation, September 10, 1996: US05554170 (34 worldwide citation)

Block copolymers wherein one of the blocks is made from hard phase forming monomers and another of the blocks is made from soft phase forming monomers copolymerized with randomly intermingled units of other soft phase forming monomers. The copolymers are useful in forming surgical articles, includin ...


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F Avery Bishop, Steven L Bennett: Bent sequence code generator. Sperry Corporation, G Donald Weber Jr, Glenn W Bowen, August 4, 1987: US04685132 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for generating a bent sequence code as a transform of an m-sequence code.