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Inventor:
Coury; Arthur J.
Address:
Boston, MA
No. of patents:
22
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE39713 Polymerizable biodegradable polymers including carbonate or dioxanone linkages July 3, 2007
Water-soluble macromers including at least one hydrolysable linkage formed from carbonate or dioxanone groups, at least one water-soluble polymeric block, and at least one polymerizable group, and methods of preparation and use thereof are described. The macromers are preferably polymeri
7250177 Multiblock biodegradable hydrogels for drug delivery and tissue treatment July 31, 2007
Gel-forming macromers including at least four polymeric blocks, at least two of which are hydrophobic and at least one of which is hydrophilic, and including a crosslinkable group are provided. The macromers can be covalently crosslinked to form a gel on a tissue surface in vivo. The
7008635 Hydrogels for orthopedic repair March 7, 2006
Hydrogels intended for orthopedic applications, including repair and regeneration of cartilage, bone, joint surfaces and related tissues, must possess greater strength and toughness than hydrogels used in soft tissue repair. A hydrogel formulation is provided which has high strength,
6923986 Multiblock biodegradable hydrogels for drug delivery and tissue treatment August 2, 2005
Gel-forming macromers including at least four polymeric blocks, at least two of which are hydrophobic and at least one of which is hydrophilic, and including a crosslinkable group are provided. The macromers can be covalently crosslinked to form a gel on a tissue surface in vivo. The gel
6780427 Reduction of adhesions using controlled delivery of active oxygen inhibitors August 24, 2004
SOD and other active oxygen inhibitors are directly applied in combination with a barrier material at local sites of tissue injury to prevent or decrease formation of adhesions and undesirable proliferation of cells. Preferred barrier materials are polymeric hydrogels providing controlle
6639014 Multiblock biodegradable hydrogels for drug delivery and tissue treatment October 28, 2003
Gel-forming macromers including at least four polymeric blocks, at least two of which are hydrophobic and at least one of which is hydrophilic, and including a crosslinkable group are provided. The macromers can be covalently crosslinked to form a gel on a tissue surface in vivo. The gel
6410645 Multiblock biodegradable hydrogels for drug delivery and tissue treatment June 25, 2002
Gel-forming macromers including at least four polymeric blocks, at least two of which are hydrophobic and at least one of which is hydrophilic, and including a crosslinkable group are provided. The macromers can be covalently crosslinked to form a gel on a tissue surface in vivo. The gel
6387977 Redox and photoinitiator systems for priming for improved adherence of gels to substrates May 14, 2002
An impoved barrier or drug delivery system which is highly adherent to the surface to which it is applied is disclosed, along with methods for making the barrier. In the preferred embodiment, tissue is stained with a photoinitiator, then the polymer solution or gel having added thereto a
6261544 Poly(hydroxy acid)/polymer conjugates for skin applications July 17, 2001
A method for alleviating the symptoms of a cosmetic or dermatologic skin condition is described. An effective amount of a poly(hydroxy acid)/polymer conjugate in a pharmaceutically or cosmetically acceptable vehicle is provided. Topical compositions of the conjugates with another cos
6201065 Multiblock biodegradable hydrogels for drug delivery and tissue treatment March 13, 2001
Gel-forming macromers including at least four polymeric blocks, at least two of which are hydrophobic and at least one of which is hydrophilic, and including a crosslinkable group are provided. The macromers can be covalently crosslinked to form a gel on a tissue surface in vivo. The gel
6177095 Polymerizable biodegradable polymers including carbonate or dioxanone linkages January 23, 2001
Water-soluble macromers including at least one hydrolysable linkage formed from carbonate or dioxanone groups, at least one water-soluble polymeric block, and at least one polymerizable group, and methods of preparation and use thereof are described. The macromers are preferably polymeri
6176871 Apparatus and methods for intraluminal photothermoforming January 23, 2001
A method and apparatus for molding polymeric structures in vivo is disclosed. The structures comprise polymers that may be heated to their molding temperature by absorption of visible or near-visible wavelengths of light. By providing a light source that produces radiation of the wav
6162241 Hemostatic tissue sealants December 19, 2000
A method of controlling hemostasis by applying a hemostatic agent in a tissue sealant composition. The tissue sealant is a biodegradable, biocompatible synthetic polymer that may not intrinsically possess strong hemostatic properties. Inclusion of a hemostatic material in the tissue
6121341 Redox and photoinitiator systems for priming and improved adherence of gels to substrates September 19, 2000
An impoved barrier or drug delivery system which is highly adherent to the surface to which it is applied is disclosed, along with methods for making the barrier. In the preferred embodiment, tissue is stained with a photoinitiator, then the polymer solution or gel having added thereto a
6083524 Polymerizable biodegradable polymers including carbonate or dioxanone linkages July 4, 2000
Water-soluble macromers including at least one hydrolysable linkage formed from carbonate or dioxanone groups, at least one water-soluble polymeric block, and at least one polymerizable group, and methods of preparation and use thereof are described. The macromers are preferably polymeri
5879688 Hydroxy-acid cosmetics March 9, 1999
A method for alleviating the symptoms of a cosmetic or dermatologic skin condition is described. An effective amount of a poly(hydroxy acid)/polymer conjugate in a pharmaceutically or cosmetically acceptable vehicle is provided. Topical compositions of the conjugates with another cos
5849035 Methods for intraluminal photothermoforming December 15, 1998
A method and apparatus for molding polymeric structures in vivo is disclosed. The structures comprise polymers that may be heated to their molding temperature by absorption of visible or near-visible wavelengths of light. By providing a light source that produces radiation of the wav
5844016 Redox and photoinitiator priming for improved adherence of gels to substrates December 1, 1998
An improved barrier or drug delivery system which is highly adherent to the surface to which it is applied is disclosed, along with methods for making the barrier. The barrier can be prepared by staining tissue with a photoinitiator, applying a solution containing a polymerizable barrier
5785993 Reduction of adhesions using controlled delivery of active oxygen inhibitors July 28, 1998
SOD and other active oxygen inhibitors are directly applied in combination with a barrier material at local sites of tissue injury to prevent or decrease formation of adhesions and undesirable proliferation of cells. Preferred barrier materials are polymeric hydrogels providing controlle
5741323 Polymeric article for intraluminal photothermoforming April 21, 1998
A method and apparatus for molding polymeric structures in vivo is disclosed. The structures comprise polymers that may be heated to their molding temperature by absorption of visible or near-visible wavelengths of light. By providing a light source that produces radiation of the wav
5662712 Apparatus for intraluminal photothermoforming September 2, 1997
A method and apparatus for molding polymeric structures in vivo is disclosed. The structures comprise polymers that may be heated to their molding temperature by absorption of visible or near-visible wavelengths of light. By providing a light source that produces radiation of the wav
5618850 Hydroxy-acid cosmetics April 8, 1997
A method for alleviating the symptoms of a cosmetic or dermatologic skin condition is described. An effective amount of a poly(hydroxy acid)/polymer conjugate in a pharmaceutically or cosmetically acceptable vehicle is provided. Topical compositions of the conjugates with another cos










 
 
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