Absorbable polymers of substituted benzoic acid

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4510295

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06459428

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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, NJ1328

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bezwada, Rao S Whitehouse Station, NJ 135 5324
Jamiolkowski, Dennis D Long Valley, NJ 122 7263
Shalaby, Shalaby W Mountainville, NJ 228 4796

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* 2009/0253,950 RADIOACTIVE MEMBER AND METHOD OF MAKING 5 2009
 
Medi-Physics, Inc. (3)
6905455 Radioactive member and method of making 25 2001
7547274 Radioactive member and method of making 0 2005
8033981 Radioactive member and method of making 0 2009
 
Eckert & Ziegler Debig S.A. (1)
8790235 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 0 2009
 
THERAGENICS CORPORATION (12)
7874974 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy 2 2005
7972261 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 3 2006
* 2007/0021,642 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 36 2006
7878964 Echogenic spacers and strands 0 2006
7874976 Echogenic strands and spacers therein 0 2006
8114007 Implants for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 1 2008
* 2009/0099,402 IMPLANTS FOR USE IN BRACHYTHERAPY AND OTHER RADIATION THERAPY THAT RESIST MIGRATION AND ROTATION 1 2008
8192345 Cartridge for use with brachytherapy applicator 2 2009
8021291 Markers for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 1 2009
8187159 Therapeutic member including a rail used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 1 2009
* 2009/0312,594 DEVICES TO RESIST MIGRATION AND ROTATION OF IMPLANTS USED IN BRACHYTHERAPY AND OTHER RADIATION THERAPY 7 2009
8795146 Implants including spacers for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 0 2010
 
ETHICON, INC. (22)
* 5264540 Aromatic polyanhydrides 60 1992
* 5464929 Absorbable polyoxaesters 170 1995
* 5595751 Absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 131 1996
* 5648088 Blends of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amide groups 123 1996
* 5618552 Absorbable polyoxaesters 147 1996
* 5607687 Polymer blends containing absorbable polyoxaesters 143 1996
* 5597579 Blends of absorbable polyoxaamides 129 1996
* 5620698 Blends of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 126 1996
* 5645850 Blending containing absorbable polyoxaamides 127 1996
* 5962023 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 17 1996
* 5700583 Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines or amido groups 135 1996
* 5698213 Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters 180 1996
* 5859150 Prepolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 138 1997
* 5844017 Prepolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 10 1997
* 6147168 Copolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 26 1998
* 6100346 Copolymers of polyoxaamides 39 1998
* 6074660 Absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/ or amido groups 32 1998
6403655 Method of preventing adhesions with absorbable polyoxaesters 17 1999
6224894 Copolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 82 2000
6932974 Method of preventing adhesions with absorbable polyoxaesters 6 2001
6458385 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 9 2001
* 6372256 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 9 2001
 
MICROSPHERIX LLC (3)
8470294 Flexible and/or elastic brachytherapy seed or strand 0 2010
* 2010/0261,946 FLEXIBLE AND/OR ELASTIC BRACHYTHERAPY SEED OR STRAND 2 2010
8821835 Flexible and/or elastic brachytherapy seed or strand 0 2013
 
MITSUBISHI KASEI CORPORATION (2)
* 4959421 Copolymerized polyester having excellent transparency and gas barrier properties 12 1989
* 5030705 Copolymerized polyester from phenylene di(oxyaceteic acid) and isophthalic acid 5 1990
 
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY (2)
* 4841012 Polyesters with improved gas barrier properties 1 1988
* 4959446 Polyamide with improved gas barrier properties from cyclo-alkylidene bisphenoxy diacetic acid 1 1989
 
ECKERT & ZIEGLER BEBIG S.A. (7)
8066627 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy using strands constructed with extruded strand housings 1 2006
* 2006/0235,365 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy using strands constructed with extruded strand housings 20 2006
7988611 After-loader for positioning implants for needle delivery in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 0 2006
* 2007/0265,488 After-loader for positioning implants for needle delivery in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 2 2006
7985172 After-loader devices and kits 0 2007
* 2009/0216,063 BIO-ABSORBABLE BRACHYTHERAPY STRANDS 0 2009
* 2009/0149,692 IMPLANTS FOR USE IN BRACHYTHERAPY AND OTHER RADIATION THERAPY THAT RESIST MIGRATION AND ROTATION 0 2009
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