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Mora Carolynne Melican, Yufu Li, Kelly R Brown, Iksoo Chun, John McAllen III, Alireza Rezania, Angelo G Scopelianos, Murty N Vyakarnam: Reinforced tissue implants and methods of manufacture and use. Ethicon, Nutter McClennen & Fish, July 29, 2003: US06599323 (286 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible tissue implant, as well as methods for making and using such an implant, is provided. Preferably, the tissue implant is bioabsorbable. The tissue implant comprises one or more layers of a bioabsorbable polymeric foam having pores with an open cell structure. The tissue implant also i ...


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Kelly R Brown, Mark C Zimmerman, Yufu Li: Composite scaffold with post anchor for the repair and regeneration of tissue. Ethicon, September 30, 2003: US06626950 (231 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic implant having a tissue scaffold and a fixation device with a scaffold support and an anchoring post. The anchoring post extends from a surface of the scaffold support at a selected angle with the scaffold support embedded within the scaffold. The scaffold has a porous ceramic phase and ...


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Arindam Datta, Shawn Thayer Huxel, Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Yufu Li: Biodegradable stent. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, July 23, 2002: US06423092 (206 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable stent for implantation into a lumen in a human body. The stent in one embodiment is made from a biodegradable fiber having an inner core and an outer layer. The outer layer is a blend of two polymer components. The inner core has a first degradation rate, and the outer layer has a se ...


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Yufu Li, Stephen Wohlert, Chunlin Yang: Sustained release systems of ascorbic acid phosphate. Advanced Technologies and Regenerative Medicine, E Richard Skula, October 11, 2011: US08034363 (167 worldwide citation)

A novel method of preparing a controlled release composition is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention relates to a method of preparing controlled release compositions of ascorbic acid phosphate and absorbable polymers. Also disclosed is a novel controlled release composition of ascorbic aci ...


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Shawn Thayer Huxel, Arindam Datta, Yufu Li, Dennis D Jamiolkowski, E Richard Skula: Removable stent for body lumens. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, December 17, 2002: US06494908 (149 worldwide citation)

A removable stent for implantation into a lumen in a human body. The stent is made from a soft, flexible fiber having an outer surface. An outer bioabsorbable/degradable coating is applied to the outer surface of the filament causing it to become rigid. The coating softens in vivo through absorption ...


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Arindam Datta, Shawn Thayer Huxel, Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Yufu Li: Biodegradable stent. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, January 15, 2002: US06338739 (129 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable stent for implantation into a lumen in a human body. The stent in one embodiment is made from a biodegradable fiber having an inner core and an outer layer. The outer layer is a blend of two polymer components. The inner core has a first degradation rate, and the outer layer has a se ...


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YuZhi Qu, ZhiPeng Qu, Jason Chao, YuFu Li, Peng Chen, JunHua Yan, Hong Yuan Yang, Qi Feng Wei: Devices using a medium having a high heat transfer rate. New Qu Energy, Morrison & Foerster, May 22, 2007: US07220365 (85 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a heat transfer medium having high heat transfer rate, being useful in even wider fields, simple in structure, easy to made, environmentally sound, and capable of rapidly conducting heat and preserving heat in a highly efficient manner. Further disclosed are a heat transfer surface and ...


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Arindam Datta, Shawn Thayer Huxel, Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Yufu Li, Kevor S TenHuisen: Biodegradable stent. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, January 30, 2007: US07169187 (77 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to stents that are formed into a helical structure having a plurality of coils, a longitudinal axis, an internal longitudinal passage, a distal section and a proximal section having different diameters; where the structure is made from a fiber having a cross-section ...


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Mark B Roller, Yufu Li, Jenny J Yuan: Implantable medical devices and methods for making same. Ethicon, Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole P C, August 11, 2009: US07572298 (61 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device is disclosed. The device is fabricated at least in part from a biocompatible, biodegradable composition. The composition is composed of a biocompatible, biodegradable polymer and a biocompatible, biodegradable wax. The concentration of the wax at the surface of the devi ...


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Arindam Datta, Shawn Thayer Huxel, Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Yufu Li: Biodegradable stent. Ethicon, Emil Richard Skula, March 25, 2003: US06537312 (59 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable stent for implantation into a lumen in a human body. The stent in one embodiment is made from a biodegradable fiber having an inner core and an outer layer. The outer layer is a blend of two polymer components. The inner core has a first degradation rate, and the outer layer has a se ...