Mesh composite graft

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PATENT NO 5163951
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07859132

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A mesh composite graft including an inner component, an outer component formed from strands of durable material, such as polyethylene terephthalate, and an intermediate component made from strands of biocompatible synthetic material having a melting point less than that of the durable material from which the outer component is formed and less than that of the biocompatible synthetic material from which the inner component of the graft is formed. By heating the graft to a temperature greater than the melting point of the material from which the intermediate component is formed but less than the melting point of the outer component material and less than the melting point of the material from which the inner component is formed, the components are bound by the melted intermediate component to provide a totally porous, compliant composite graft reinforced by the outer component.

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MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLCSAN JOSE, CA203

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Martin, Jr John B Miami, FL 9 1429
Pinchuk, Leonard Miami, FL 157 13049
Weber, Bruce A Pembroke Pines, FL 9 699

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