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Piran Sioshansi, Eric J Tobin, John E Barry, Robert S Farivar: Bactericidal coatings for implants. Spire Corporation, Thomas J Engellenner, John V Lahive & Cockfield Bianco, December 12, 1995: US05474797 (101 worldwide citation)

Polymeric implants provided with coatings of bactericidal compounds in the form of ionized atoms by a vapor process. The polymeric implants include products designed to penetrate or enter the body, such as catheters, shunts connectors and the like. Coatings of bactericidal compounds on the polymeric ...


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Sioshansi Piran, Tobin Eric J, Barry John E, Farivar Robert S: Bactericidal coatings for implants. Spire Corporation, DACEY G Eugene, April 29, 1993: WO/1993/007924

Metallic and ceramic implants provided with thin films of infection resistant coatings, such as external fixation devices, pins, metallic urological catheters, ceramic counterfaces in joint replacements, connectors and the like, a dry coating method therefor and apparatus to accomplish the same are ...