US Patent No: 4,510,295

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Absorbable polymers of substituted benzoic acid

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Absorbable, radiation sterilizable polymers, useful as sutures and other medical and surgical devices, are produced from polyesters of substituted benzoic acid, dihydric alcohols, and glycolide and/or lactide.

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ETHICON, INC.SOMERVILLE, NJ1646

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bezwada, Rao S Whitehouse Station, NJ 159 3344
Jamiolkowski, Dennis D Long Valley, NJ 136 4805
Shalaby, Shalaby W Anderson, SC 269 3557

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ETHICON, INC. (22)
5,264,540 Aromatic polyanhydrides 52 1992
5,464,929 Absorbable polyoxaesters 129 1995
5,595,751 Absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 88 1996
5,648,088 Blends of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amide groups 85 1996
5,618,552 Absorbable polyoxaesters 105 1996
5,607,687 Polymer blends containing absorbable polyoxaesters 105 1996
5,597,579 Blends of absorbable polyoxaamides 91 1996
5,620,698 Blends of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 88 1996
5,645,850 Blending containing absorbable polyoxaamides 88 1996
5,962,023 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 14 1996
5,700,583 Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines or amido groups 96 1996
5,698,213 Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters 124 1996
5,859,150 Prepolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 99 1997
5,844,017 Prepolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 8 1997
6,147,168 Copolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 22 1998
6,100,346 Copolymers of polyoxaamides 33 1998
6,074,660 Absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/ or amido groups 24 1998
6,403,655 Method of preventing adhesions with absorbable polyoxaesters 8 1999
6,224,894 Copolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 68 2000
6,932,974 Method of preventing adhesions with absorbable polyoxaesters 3 2001
6,458,385 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 6 2001
6,372,256 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 6 2001
 
ECKERT & ZIEGLER BEBIG S.A. (12)
7,874,974 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy 1 2005
8,066,627 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy using strands constructed with extruded strand housings 1 2006
7,972,261 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 2 2006
7,878,964 Echogenic spacers and strands 0 2006
7,874,976 Echogenic strands and spacers therein 0 2006
7,988,611 After-loader for positioning implants for needle delivery in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 0 2006
7,985,172 After-loader devices and kits 0 2007
8,114,007 Implants for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 1 2008
8,192,345 Cartridge for use with brachytherapy applicator 1 2009
8,021,291 Markers for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 1 2009
8,187,159 Therapeutic member including a rail used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 1 2009
8,795,146 Implants including spacers for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 0 2010
 
MEDI-PHYSICS INC. (3)
6,905,455 Radioactive member and method of making 23 2001
7,547,274 Radioactive member and method of making 0 2005
8,033,981 Radioactive member and method of making 0 2009
 
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY (2)
4,841,012 Polyesters with improved gas barrier properties 1 1988
4,959,446 Polyamide with improved gas barrier properties from cyclo-alkylidene bisphenoxy diacetic acid 0 1989
 
MITSUBISHI KASEI CORPORATION (2)
4,959,421 Copolymerized polyester having excellent transparency and gas barrier properties 12 1989
5,030,705 Copolymerized polyester from phenylene di(oxyaceteic acid) and isophthalic acid 5 1990
 
Eckert & Ziegler Debig S.A. (1)
8,790,235 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 0 2009
 
MICROSPHERIX LLC (1)
8,470,294 Flexible and/or elastic brachytherapy seed or strand 0 2010