Crystalline p-dioxanone/glycolide copolymers and surgical devices made therefrom

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PATENT NO 4653497
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06802547

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Copolymers are made by reacting glycolide with a mixture of p-dioxanone monomer and homopolymer. The copolymers are useful in making surgical devices such as surgical sutures.

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ETHICON, INC.SOMERVILLE, NJ1322

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bezwada, Rao S Whitehouse Station, NJ 136 5630
Newman, Jr Hugh D Chester, NJ 10 419
Shalaby, Shalaby W Lebanon, NJ 229 4907

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