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Louis A Errede, James D Stoesz, George D Winter deceased: Composite wound dressing. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Cruzan Alexander, Donald M Sell, Lorraine R Sherman, February 15, 1983: US04373519 (716 worldwide citation)

A composite wound dressing, optionally having controlled permeability, is highly absorbent toward blood and exudate and comprises a polytetrafluoroethylene fibril matrix, hydrophilic absorptive particles enmeshed in the matrix, and, optionally, a partially occlusive film coated on one surface of the ...


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Allyn L Golub: Bandage containing attachment post. Key Pharmaceuticals, Wegner & Bretschneider, November 3, 1981: US04297995 (572 worldwide citation)

A bandage is disclosed comprising a lower portion and a matrix. The lower portion has an upper surface, a base plate on the upper surface, and a post extending from the surface of the base plate. The matrix is attached to the lower portion by means of a hole extending through the matrix which fits a ...


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Martin I Edenbaum, Borys Rybalka: Foam bandage. Seton Company, Webb Burden Robinson & Webb, March 29, 1988: US04733659 (561 worldwide citation)

A disposable bandage, and a process for manufacturing it, which is prepared from a single sheet or strip of liquid permeable, flexible thermoplastic hydrophilic foam. The process includes coating the entire surface of one side of a foam sheet or strip with a layer of porous pressure sensitive adhesi ...


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Peter M Lock, David R Webb: Wound dressing materials. Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 18, 1980: US04233969 (508 worldwide citation)

A wound dressing material, particularly for burns, comprises a sheet of synthetic plastics material which is permeable to water vapor and air, preferably a polyurethane produced by polymerization of an isocyanate capped polyoxyethylene polyol, without any substantial amount of water present, using a ...


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Ralf Korpman: Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape having extensible and elastic backing composed of a block copolymer. Johnson & Johnson, May 17, 1977: US04024312 (404 worldwide citation)

A highly conformable adhesive tape which comprises a highly extensible and elastic backing film laminated with an adhesive layer to form the tape. The adhesive is a normally tacky and pressure-sensitive elastomeric adhesive coated on at least one of the film surfaces. The film possesses a lengthwise ...


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Ramon Berguer, Robert C Farnan, William M Colone, Rajagopal R Kowligi, Linda V Della Corna, Joseph B Sinnott: Blood vessel patch. Impra, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, March 31, 1992: US05100422 (304 worldwide citation)

A vascular patch for closing an incision in a blood vessel includes a base layer of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) having an outer coating of an elastomeric, biocompatible material such as polyurethane to minimize suture hole bleeding. Suture guidelines are formed upon the ablumenal side of ...


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Ioannis V Yannas, John F Burke, Philip L Gordon, Chor Huang: Multilayer membrane useful as synthetic skin. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, Martin M Santa, David E Brook, November 29, 1977: US04060081 (279 worldwide citation)

A multilayer membrane, which is useful as synthetic skin, is disclosed herein. A first layer is formed from a material which does not provoke an immune response and which is also insoluble and nondegradable in the presence of body fluids and/or body enzymes. Preferred materials for the first layer a ...


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Stanley R Conston, Gregory S Dapper, Aileen L Murphy, Jennifer Raeder Devens, Ronald Yamamoto: Embolization plugs for blood vessels. Vitaphore Corporation, Fish & Richardson, October 10, 1995: US05456693 (277 worldwide citation)

A bioresorbable and hemostatic plug for embolization made from a collagen piece is compressed so as to be longitudinally insertable into a tubular biological vessel such as a blood vessel to be occluded. The collagen piece is capable of expanding radially inside the vessel by absorbing fluid such as ...


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Jeffrey G Clark, Douglas M Spranger, Paul J Mulhauser, Paul R Lacotta: Wound closure means and method using flowable adhesive. Tri Point Medical, Oliff & Berridge, November 9, 1993: US05259835 (266 worldwide citation)

A wound closure device employs a porous bonding member which receives a flowable adhesive capable of providing long term wound support. The bonding member is positioned by a carrier member that is used to achieve initial apposition of the wound and which may later be removed. An intermediate barrier ...


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Chester P Filips, Antonio G Blanco: Arterial anchor bandage. Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, January 6, 1987: US04633863 (216 worldwide citation)

An arterial anchor bandage has a transparent bulbous shield which protrudes above a tri-lobed outer covering layer. The bulbous shield has an opening sized to receive the tube from an arterial catheter and has a generally elliptical cross section. A flange at the bottom of the shield prevents the sh ...