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Winston A Andrews, David Nelson, Richard W Novy: Implantable prosthesis with open cell textured surface and method for forming same. Lipomatrix Incorporated, Howell & Haferkamp L C, August 13, 1996: US05545220 (257 worldwide citation)

A method for forming an open cell texturized surface in a silicone elastomer layer of a breast implant, or other medical implant, is created by forming a layer of uncured silicone elastomer, applying a coating of particles to the surface thereof, and curing the layer by heating it at an elevated tem ...


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Winston A Andrews: Atherectomy catheter. Lyon & Lyon, March 7, 1995: US05395311 (200 worldwide citation)

An atherectomy catheter including an expandable cutter head having spaced apart blades radially extending from a cutter sleeve at a leading end of the cutter head. A torque tube is attached to and surrounds the blades at an expanding end of the cutter head opposite the leading end. An expander cable ...


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Terry R Knapp, Thomas L Monsees, Winston A Andrews: Implant with electrical transponder marker. LipoMatrix Incorporated, Rogers Howell & Haferkamp, April 5, 1994: US05300120 (119 worldwide citation)

A passive transponder may be encoded with a number or code of up to 64 binary bits and then mounted to virtually any prosthesis implanted in a human, such as a breast implant. After implantation, the transponder's code may be conveniently read with a hand held electromagnetic reader which may merely ...


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Terry R Knapp, Winston A Andrews, Pierre Comte: Hydraulic foam tissue implant. LipoMatrix Incorporated, Howell & Haferkamp L C, October 20, 1998: US05824081 (98 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a tissue implant having visco-elastic characteristics which simulate the natural tissue that is intended to be augmented or replaced. The implant is comprised of a shell or envelope enclosing a compound foam body and a fluid filler material. Both the foam body and the fluid ...


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Winston A Andrews: Atherectomy catheter. Lyon & Lyon, October 13, 1992: US05154724 (89 worldwide citation)

An atherectomy catheter including an expandable cutter head having spaced apart blades radially extending from a cutter sleeve at a leading end of the cutter head. A torque tube is attached to and surrounds the blades at an expanding end of the cutter head opposite the leading end. An expander cable ...


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Winston A Andrews, Larry Carpenter: Sterile handle cover for surgical lamp. Medical Research Associates 2, Frijouf Rust & Pyle, December 24, 1985: US04559671 (34 worldwide citation)

A sterile handle cover is disclosed for covering a lamp handle of a surgical lamp to provide a sterile surface for adjustment of the lamp by an operator. The handle cover comprises a grip portion defined by a first and a second end. An end wall is integrally attached proximate the first end of the g ...


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Terry Russell Knapp, Thomas Lawrence Monsees, Winston A Andrews: Implant with transponder marker. LipoMatrix, Howell & Haferkamp L C, October 7, 1997: US05674288 (31 worldwide citation)

A passive transponder may be encoded with a number or code of up to 64 binary bits and then mounted to virtually any prosthesis implanted in a human, such as a breast implant. After implantation, the transponder's code may be conveniently read with a hand held electromagnetic reader which may merely ...


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Winston A Andrews, Gloria R Dumlao, Terry R Knapp: Synthetic triglyceride filler material for surgically implanted prostheses. McGhan Medical Corporation, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, June 26, 2001: US06251137 (2 worldwide citation)

A filler material for a surgically implantable prosthesis comprised of a synthetic triglyceride having a viscosity substantially greater than that of naturally occurring triglycerides is provided. The triglyceride composition is formed of saturated alkyl chains to reduce or limit the potential for o ...


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Winston A Andrews, Gloria R Dumlao, Terry R Knapp: Method of making a synthetic triglyceride filler material. Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, September 18, 2001: US06290723

A filler material for a surgically implantable prosthesis comprised of a synthetic triglyceride having a viscosity substantially greater than that of naturally occurring triglycerides is provided. The triglyceride composition is formed of saturated alkyl chains to reduce or limit the potential for o ...