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US20070093911 Soft tissue implant such as breast implant, calf muscle implant or the like  
A soft tissue implant such as a breast implant, calf muscle prosthesis and the like, comprises an external shell-type envelope (1) of flexible plastic material, in particular of silicone; a liquid...
US20110238186 PREPARATION OF REGENERATIVE TISSUE SCAFFOLDS  
Devices and methods for treating or repairing a tissue or organ defect or injury are provided. The devices can include tissue scaffolds produced from acellular tissue matrices and polymers, which...
US20120239161 AT LEAST PARTIALLY RESORBABLE RETICULATED ELASTOMERIC MATRIX ELEMENTS AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME  
The present disclosure relates to reticulated elastomeric matrices, and more particularly to at least partially degradable elastomeric elements that are compressible and exhibit resilience in...
US20100331986 BIOMATERIAL FOR ARTIFICIAL CARTILAGE  
A biomaterial for an artificial cartilage is disclosed. The biomaterial eliminates the risk of possible adverse effects due to scattering of fragments of the biodegradable and bioabsorbable...
US20130035768 VARIABLE DENSITY TISSUE GRAFT COMPOSITION  
Disclosed are tissue graft compositions made of materials having different densities, methods of making, and methods of treatment for restoring tissues in a patient.
US20110224779 THIN COLLAGEN TISSUE FOR MEDICAL DEVICE APPLICATIONS  
This invention relates to processes of preparing heterogeneous graft material from animal tissue. Specifically, the invention relates to the preparation of animal tissue, in which the tissue is...
US20130211542 SYNTHESIS OF NANOTOPOGRAPHIC BIOMIMETIC MEMBRANES FOR TISSUE CULTURE, ENGINEERING AND PROSTHETICS APPLICATIONS  
The present invention provide methods for preparing nanostructured membranes. The methods include: providing a substrate with a charged silanized surface; forming a multilayered membrane...
US20130211543 TISSUE SCAFFOLD WITH CONTROLLED DRUG RELEASE  
A three-dimensional hybrid scaffold capable of supporting cell activities such as growth and differentiation, and capable of controlled release of active pharmaceutical ingredients, characterized...
US20140243993 CARTILAGE MOSAIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS  
Compositions comprising a cartilage sheet comprising a plurality of interconnected cartilage tiles and a biocompatible carrier are provided. Methods of manufacturing cartilage compositions...
US20130173001 Devices and Methods for Tissue Engineering  
A resorbable tissue scaffold fabricated from bioactive glass fiber forms a rigid three-dimensional porous matrix having a bioactive composition. Porosity in the form of interconnected pore space...
US20140148914 SURGICAL GRAFTS, AND IMPLEMENTS FOR DELIVERING SAME  
Described are graft devices useful for treating surgical defects, delivery implements for delivery of the graft devices, combinations thereof, and methods for the preparation and use thereof. In...
US20140128991 BIOERODIBLE NANO-FIBROUS AND NANO-POROUS CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITES  
A bioerodible conductive tissue scaffold that can provide, e.g., improved tissue growth.
US20140052247 Placental tissue grafts modified with a cross-linking agent and methods of making and using the same  
Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta that possess good adhesion to biological tissues and are useful in would healing applications. In one aspect, the tissue graft includes...
US20110125289 Implantable Graft to Close a Fistula  
An implantable graft, which may be inserted into a fistula tract to occlude the primary opening of the fistula, is provided. To prevent unintentional displacement of the graft or extrusion of the...
US20120197414 NERVE GRAFT  
A nerve graft includes a carbon nanotube structure, a hydrophilic layer, and a nerve network. The hydrophilic layer having a polar surface is located on a surface of the carbon nanotube structure....
US20050268922 Injectable snoring implant  
A method and apparatus for treating snoring of a patient includes providing an implant for altering a dynamic response of a soft palate of the patient to airflow past the soft palate. The implant...
US20120071988 TISSUES PATCHES AND RELATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Endoluminally delivered tissue patches and related systems and methods for delivering the tissue patches for treating lesions of the alimentary tract are disclosed. A system for delivering a...
US20120010727 AMNION AND CHORION CONSTRUCTS AND USES THEREOF IN SPORT INJURY SURGERIES  
Improved methods for sport injury surgeries are described. The improvement includes covering a damaged site of fascia with at least one of an amniotic fluid and a construct for use in surgical...
US20050278037 Implant for the treatment of cystocele and rectocele  
Implant for the treatment of cystocele, rectocele and/or prolapse of the vaginal dome, with a thin, flexible structure including a support body (2) starting from which extend at least: two upper...
US20130274893 METHOD FOR ENHANCING ULTRASOUND VISIBILITY OF HYPERECHOIC MATERIALS  
A hydrogel plug is placed under stress during its curing stage, in one embodiment, by application of an externally applied force. The stress may also be induced during or after the dehydration...
US20140012395 METHOD OF MENDING A GROINAL DEFECT  
A method of mending a groinal defect such as an indirect inguinal hernia, a direct inguinal hernia, and/or a femoral hernia. A space between the external oblique aponeurosis and the internal...
US20130030548 Engineered Tissue Implants And Methods Of Use Thereof  
A engineered tissue implant comprising a perfusion chamber formed with a biocompatible flexible tubular member having a wall defining an internal fluid flow passage and a porous scaffold within...
US20140094930 CENTRIFUGE  
Centrifuges are useful to, among other things, remove red blood cells from whole blood and retain platelets and other factors in a reduced volume of plasma. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) and or...
US20100168869 Tissue integration implant  
The present invention relates to a tissue defect repair implant including a porous material, wherein the material is expandable or compressible. The implant may be a scaffold, and may also be...
US20110313538 BI-LAYERED BONE-LIKE SCAFFOLDS  
Disclosed are biomedical scaffolds that may be used, for example, for treatment of bone diseases and bone repair. Methods of preparing such scaffolds are also disclosed. These scaffolds permit...
US20080050347 STEM CELL THERAPY FOR CARDIAC VALVULAR DYSFUNCTION  
Disclosed are methods, compounds and compositions useful for treatment of a patient with valvular dysfunction. The invention relates to using stem cells, modified stem cells, derivatives thereof,...
US20110054633 Nanofilm Protective and Release Matrices  
A modified atomic plasma deposition (APD) procedure is used to produce amorphous, nonconformal thin metal film coatings on a variety of substrates. The films are porous, mesh-like lattices with...
US20140277576 Randomly Uniform Three Dimensional Tissue Scaffold of Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Materials  
An implantable structure, method for making the structure and method for using the structure, where the structure includes a combination of non-absorbable and absorbable components, and the...
US20140277575 Randomly Uniform Three Dimensional Tissue Scaffold of Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Materials  
An implantable structure, method for making the structure and method for using the structure, where the structure includes a combination of non-absorbable and absorbable components, and the...
US20130144400 SCAFFOLD FOR BONE AND TISSUE REPAIR IN MAMMALS  
A mammalian tissue scaffold and method for making a tissue scaffold including a rigid scaffold body of biocompatible glass fibers bonded together and in special alignment to define open channels...
US20090054995 Planar implant  
A planar implant for replacement of biological tissues includes a layered structure including a) a lyophilized pericardium layer of biological origin, andb) at least one sponge-like layer of...
US20130123938 STITCHABLE TISSUE TRANSPLANT CONSTRUCT FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF A HUMAN OR ANIMAL ORGAN  
The invention relates to a tissue transplant construct for the reconstruction of a human or animal organ. The tissue transplant construct (5) comprises (a) a membrane composite (1) comprising at...
US20120296442 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTRA-OPERATIVE PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONAL STIMULATION  
Improved assemblies, systems, and methods provide safeguarding against tissue injury during surgical procedures and/or identify nerve damage occurring prior to surgery and/or verify range of...
US20070038298 Repair of tympanic membrane using placenta derived collagen biofabric  
The present invention provides a method of repairing a tympanic membrane deformity, such as a tympanic membrane perforation, commonly referred to as tympanoplasty or myringoplasty, using a...
US20120009159 BIOCOMPATIBLE SUBSTRATE FOR FACILITATING INTERCONNECTIONS BETWEEN STEM CELLS AND TARGET TISSUES AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTING SAME  
Disclosed herein are substrates for cell delivery to target tissues requiring treatment for various diseases that induce cell death, damage or loss of function. The substrates are configured to...
US20130006384 CULTURE MEDIUM, GRAFT, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF  
A graft includes a carbon nanotube structure and a biological tissue. The carbon nanotube structure has a polar surface. The polar surface is formed by treating the carbon nanotube structure with...
US20070275088 Conversion Of Sea-Shells And Other Calcite-Based And Aragonite-Based Materials With Dense Structures Into Synthetic Materials For Implants And Other Structures And Devices  
Bulk materials for implants and scaffolds made from hydrothermal conversion of bulk calcium carbonate materials with desired initial structures in order to utilize the mechanical and structural...
US20120059488 TRANSPLANTATION DEVICE  
The present invention is intended to provide a transplantation device which can transplant a graft into a layered tissue easily and without damaging the graft or a tissue around the...
US20080195231 PROSTHETIC KNIT WITH GRIP PROPERTIES, METHOD FOR ITS PRODUCTION, AND REINFORCEMENT IMPLANT FOR TREATMENT OF PARIETAL DEFECTS  
A prosthetic knit for medical or surgical use which has a structure made of monofilament and/or multifilament yarn which is biocompatible and optionally partially bioabsorbable. According to the...
US20150073565 DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS TO FIXATE TISSUE WITHIN THE REGIONS OF BODY, SUCH AS THE PHARYNGEAL CONDUIT  
Devices, systems and methods develop static and/or kinetic and/or pressure forces to fixate or brace tissue in targeted pharyngeal structures and individual anatomic components within the...
US20090093878 Human implantable tissue expander  
A human implantable tissue expander including a biocompatible implantable structural skeleton element having a predetermined overall three-dimensional shape and defining at least one wall portion...
US20110098826 Disc-Like Angle-Ply Structures for Intervertebral Disc Tissue Engineering and Replacement  
Provided are implant scaffolds comprising angle-ply arrays of two or more layers of substantially aligned fiber, methods of making and using said scaffolds, and kits comprising such scaffolds.
US20130226312 METHOD FOR REDUCING REJECTION OF ALLOGENEIC CELL TRANSPLANT  
The preset invention relates to a novel cell graft suitable for transplantation or cell therapy and the use thereof for treating diseases. In particular, the graft provided herein overcomes...
US20070265710 Method of making hernia patch and resulting product  
A hernia patch comprising a frame made of a plurality of strands made from a shape memory alloy wound together as a cable and a prosthetic mesh material attached to the cable frame. The cable...
US20120059487 BIOMATERIALS WITH ENHANCED PROPERTIES AND DEVICES MADE THEREFROM  
Biomaterials with enhanced properties such as improved strength, flexibility, durability and reduced thickness are useful in the fabrication of biomedical devices, particularly those subjected to...
US20110213470 METHODS FOR USING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL STROMAL TISSUE TO PROMOTE ANGIOGENESIS  
The present invention relates to a method for promoting blood vessel formation in tissues and organs. In particular, the method relates to implantation or attachment of an engineered...
US20090306790 Elastase Treatment of Tissue Matrices  
A method of producing a modified acellular tissue matrix (mATM) from an acellular tissue matrix (ATM), where the mATM has a reduced stretchiness relative to the ATM, without substantially...
US20150004638 Implant Matrix made of a Polymer Mixture  
A porous implant matrix consists mainly of a mixture of polymers which are differently rapidly degradable, wherein nominal resorption times of two of the components of the mixture, each accounting...
US20110008366 INHIBITION OF VERSICAN WITH SIRNA AND OTHER MOLECULES  
The present invention provides methods of treating disease or condition in a subject in need thereof, comprising administering the subject a versican inhibitor in an amount effective to treat the...
US20080058956 Decellularized liver for repair of tissue and treatment of organ deficiency  
The present invention provides a liver-derived devitalized mammalian parenchymatous tissue composition which includes an interstitial structure of connective tissue which can serve as a scaffold...