US Patent No: 7,824,420

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Implantable prosthesis

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An implantable prosthesis for an anatomical defect, such as a tissue or muscle defect, that promotes tissue or muscle growth into the prosthesis and subsequently strengthens the area of the defect. At least one pocket and preferably two concentric pockets may be provided to aid with manipulating the prosthesis. Where two pockets are used, a barrier or partition exists between the pockets and the outer pocket allows manipulation of the outer periphery. The incidence of postoperative adhesions between a portion of the prosthesis and tissue, muscle or organs may be minimized with the use of a barrier layer. Reinforcing members may be attached to portions of the prosthesis to aid in positioning and deployment in the area of desired coverage without rendering the prosthesis unduly difficult to implant or uncomfortable for the patient. Typically, two concentric members are employed. Further, the prosthesis is constructed to allow it to be provisionally held in place at desired locations by openings in the pockets that allow access for a stapler or sewing device.

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Patent Owner(s)

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DAVOL, INC. (A C.R. BARD COMPANY)CRANSTON, RI28

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Darois, Roger Foster, US 6 95
Eldridge, Stephen N Exeter, US 18 1267

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 8,556,990 Reinforced PTFE medical barriers 0 2010
* 2010/0217,392 REINFORCED PTFE MEDICAL BARRIERS 0 2010
9,113,885 Buttress assembly for use with surgical stapling device 0 2011
9,113,873 Detachable buttress material retention systems for use with a surgical stapling device 0 2013
 
BARD SHANNON LIMITED (2)
9,011,550 Method of mending a groin defect 0 2012
9,011,552 Method of mending a groin defect 0 2014
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (1)
9,072,586 Implantable prosthesis 0 2009
 
COVIDIEN LP (18)
8,584,920 Surgical stapling apparatus including releasable buttress 20 2011
9,010,608 Releasable buttress retention on a surgical stapler 2 2011
8,967,448 Surgical stapling apparatus including buttress attachment via tabs 2 2011
9,010,609 Circular stapler including buttress 2 2012
9,010,612 Buttress support design for EEA anvil 2 2012
8,820,606 Buttress retention system for linear endostaplers 13 2012
9,005,308 Implantable film/mesh composite for passage of tissue therebetween 0 2012
8,616,430 Interlocking buttress material retention system 19 2012
8,631,989 Surgical stapling apparatus 19 2012
8,757,466 Surgical stapling apparatus 12 2013
9,055,944 Surgical instrument buttress attachment 0 2013
8,870,050 Surgical stapling apparatus including releasable buttress 2 2013
9,016,543 Interlocking buttress material retention system 2 2013
9,010,606 Surgical stapling apparatus 2 2014
8,939,344 Surgical stapling apparatus 2 2014
9,010,610 Buttress retention system for linear endostaplers 2 2014
9,107,665 Surgical instrument buttress attachment 0 2014
9,107,667 Surgical stapling apparatus including releasable buttress 0 2014
 
PROXY BIOMEDICAL LIMITED (3)
* 8,709,096 Tissue repair implant 1 2009
* 2010/0082,114 TISSUE REPAIR IMPLANT 1 2009
* 2014/0207,249 Tissue Repair Implant 0 2014
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