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US20050113923 Prosthetic spinal disc nucleus  
A spinal disc nucleus pulposus implant is provided which includes a biocompatible material injected into an intradiscal space in a fluid state below physiological temperatures, and cured by...
US20070196421 Soft tissue implants and drug combination compositions, and use thereof  
Soft tissue implants (e.g., breast, pectoral, chin, facial, lip, and nasal implants) are used in combination with an anti-scarring drug combination in order to inhibit scarring that may otherwise...
US20060241620 Method and apparatus for providing a passageway  
An apparatus for use with a passageway in a surgical procedure includes a reference structure, and first and second guide members. The first and second guide members may be arranged in a first and...
US20080188947 Methods and devices for treating sleep apnea and snoring  
Methods and devices to prevent and/or treat breathing disorders (e.g., upper airways disorders) in mammals related to impaired airflow are described. Methods and devices apply force to soft tissue...
US20130131825 BONE GRAFT  
The present invention relates to a novel bone graft and methods for producing said graft. Said bone graft can be used for surgical, plastic and/or cosmetic bone replacement for a patient in need...
US20060264399 Compositions for breast implant filling and methods of use  
The methods and compositions disclosed herein describes a solution containing at least one block co-polymer that is a liquid at lower temperatures and transitions to a gel at higher temperatures....
US20080004713 SCAFFOLD-FREE SELF-ORGANIZED 3D SYNTHETIC TISSUE  
The present invention can be used for actual implantation surgery without a scaffold. The present invention provides a synthetic tissue or complex which can be produced by culture and has a high...
US20090132042 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE INCLUDING A RESORBABLE CARRIER  
An implantable device for body tissue, including an electrical subsystem that flexes within and interfaces with body tissue and a carrier that operates in the following two modes: provides...
US20100256756 SERICIN EXTRACTED FABRICS  
Silk is purified to eliminate immunogenic components (particularly sericin) and is used to form fabric that is used to form tissue-supporting prosthetic devices for implantation. The fabrics can...
US20060058890 Methods for soft tissue augmentation  
A medical device and methods for filling tissue are disclosed. The device has a first configuration for delivery into tissue to be filled and a second configuration in which the device either...
US20080058955 PROSTHETIC TESTICLE  
A prosthetic testicle is provided that is able to mimic the movement and feel of a natural testicle while at the same time being able to remodel itself into native tissue. Additionally, the...
US20060282173 Substantially decellularized grafts from umbilical cord vessels and process for preparing and using same  
An implantable device for use as a tissue graft is disclosed that includes a substantially decellularized umbilical vessel having a luminal surface and an ablumenal surface, wherein the...
US20080077251 Cleaning and devitalization of cartilage  
The invention is further directed to producing a cleaned, disinfected, and devitalized cartilage graft by optionally cleaning and disinfecting the cartilage graft; treating the cartilage graft in...
US20090276056 RESORBABLE CERAMICS WITH CONTROLLED STRENGTH LOSS RATES  
Particular aspects provide bioresorbable and biocompatible compositions for bioengineering, restoring or regenerating tissue or bone, comprising a three-dimensional porous or non-porous scaffold...
US20100303722 ARTICLES COMPRISING LARGE-SURFACE-AREA BIO-COMPATIBLE MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THEM  
The present invention provides articles of manufacture comprising biocompatible nanostructures comprising significantly increased surface area for, e.g., organ, tissue and/or cell growth, e.g.,...
US20080319547 Porous Material for Use as Implant, Bone Replacement and in General as Material  
Implants and methods for producing same are described, the implants featuring an adjustable porous shell, the inside being continuously interconnectingly adjustably porous and which can be...
US20070276477 MATERIAL FOR CREATING MULTI-LAYERED FILMS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THE SAME  
The present invention provides multilayered materials, such as films usable in particular in medical devices in the form of vascular grafts, biocompatible coverings, and/or inflatable bladders,...
US20080306611 BIOCOMPATIBLE IMPLANTS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND ATTACHING THE SAME  
The invention provides a biocompatible silicone implant that can be securely affixed to living tissue through interaction with integral membrane proteins (integrins). A silicone article containing...
US20100168870 SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING FLUID FLOW TO NERVE TISSUES  
An apparatus and system for providing reduced pressure to a defect in a nerve is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a nerve conduit having a generally tubular shape that has walls including a...
US20100063599 DEVICE FOR SOFT TISSUE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT  
Disclosed are composite implantable tissue attachment devices comprising a mechanical reinforcing component and a cellular scaffold component. Disclosed devices include a wide, relatively flat...
US20080281432 Method and Device For Synovial Cell-Charged Collagen Membrane or Gel  
An implant for repair of a cartilaginous defect in a subject includes a collagen matrix charged with synovial cells. A method preparing an implant for repair of a cartilaginous defect in a subject...
US20060064175 Implantable prosthesis for soft tissue repair  
An implantable prosthesis for repairing or augmenting anatomical defects, including an inguinal hernia. The prosthesis includes a repair fabric having a body portion and a support member that may...
US20110218647 MEDICAL IMPLANT  
A cartilage plug (14) comprises cross-linked polyvinylalcohol, a polyvinylalcohol fibre and fumed silica. The plug may also include chondrocytes and/or hyaluronic acid.
US20070255304 DEVICES FOR CREATING PASSAGES AND SENSING FOR BLOOD VESSELS  
Devices and methods are disclosed for creating passages in tissue and detecting blood vessels in and around the passages. The devices may be used to create channels for altering gaseous flow...
US20130060335 Device for cell spraying, manufacturing of the device, method for spraying with the device and a cell suspension sprayed with the device  
The invention provides a description of a method and a device suitable for producing a cell suspension spray with living cells, and the produced cell preparation, suitable for grafting to a...
US20090240342 PREFORMED SUPPORT DEVICE AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
A device for making a seamless, anatomically contoured, prosthetic device for supporting or maintaining the position of mammalian tissue, organ or structure or a replacement thereof, such as a...
US20050021151 Bone implant  
A bone implant made form a spongiform and/or cortical bone material of human or animal origin, comprises at least one surface region with several longitudinal adjacent drillings which do not...
US20090043400 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATING DEFECTS INTHE TISSUE OF A LIVING BEING  
An implant for deployment in select locations or select tissue for regeneration of tissue is disclosed. The implant includes collagen and or other bio-resorbable materials, where the implant may...
US20090187258 Implant for Tissue Engineering  
The present invention relates to uses of resorbable medical implants that are metallic or semi-metallic, to produce soft tissues, membranous tissues, organs or organ parts within the body by...
US20050021152 Medical articles incorporating surface capillary fiber  
Medical devices are described that comprise surface capillary (SCF) fibers, which can impart desirable properties to the devices. For example, implantable prostheses are described comprising SCF...
US20090024224 Implantation of cartilage  
The invention is directed towards a process for implanting a cartilage graft into a cartilage defect and sealing the implanted cartilage graft with recipient tissue by creating a first bore down...
US20110306997 DEVICES FOR CREATING PASSAGES AND SENSING FOR BLOOD VESSELS  
Devices and methods are disclosed for creating passages in tissue and detecting blood vessels in and around the passages. The devices may be used to create channels for altering gaseous flow...
US20090024229 Devitalization and recellularization of cartilage  
The present invention is directed toward recellularizing a devitalized cartilage graft with viable recellularizable cells in vivo, in situ, or in vitro to render the tissue vital. The present...
US20130158658 SHEET TISSUE PRODUCTS  
The present disclosure provides a tissue product comprising a tissue sheet. The sheet can be formed from a plurality of tissue matrix fragments.
US20110208320 ABDOMINAL WALL TREATMENT DEVICES  
Devices and methods for treating or repairing openings in an body wall are provided. The devices and methods can include acellular tissue matrices. The tissue matrices can be positioned within the...
US20100260703 INJECTABLE BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS FOR SOFT TISSUE REPAIR AND AUGMENTATION  
Methods for soft tissue repair and/or augmentation using injectable, biodegradable polymers are described herein. In one embodiment, the polymer compositions are liquid or pastes at room...
US20070244568 Decellularized Tissue and Method of Preparing the Same  
Decellularization of tissue by means of an amphipathic solvent a well-established practice. However, situations exist where the provision of enhanced decellularization is preferred. There is a...
US20090012615 SURGICALLY IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS WITH ACTIVE COMPONENT  
A prosthesis for surgical implantation into a knee joint compartment between a femoral condyle and its corresponding tibial plateau includes a body including a bottom face, an opposed top face,...
US20100168872 BIOMATERIAL SCAFFOLDS FOR CONTROLLED TISSUE GROWTH  
This invention relates to biomaterials for directional tissue growth which comprise soluble fibres having a variable cross-sectional area which dissolve in a directional manner in situ, thereby...
US20100249946 TRANSCUTANEOUSLY ADJUSTABLE FLUID-FILLED IMPLANTS  
Disclosed are implantable tissue augmentation devices, methods, and associated tools. The devices include an inflatable body, having a self-sealing membrane operably attached to a wall of the...
US20090192528 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HERNIA REPAIR  
A device for repairing a hernia defect in a patient, the device having a biocompatible mesh material having a treated surface and a tissue composition coated on at least a portion of the treated...
US20130073054 TISSUE SUPPORT STRUCTURE  
An apparatus includes a component having a shape memory material. The shape memory material has a first shape including a substantially elongate segment. The shape memory material has a second...
US20130197663 BIOMEDICAL PATCHES WITH ALIGNED FIBERS  
A structure of aligned (e.g., radially and/or polygonally aligned) fibers, and systems and methods for producing and using the same. One or more structures provided may be created using an...
US20130197664 Electrospun Porous Media  
Espun material may function as a filtration medium or be put to other uses. The espun material may comprise espun poly(tetrafluoroethylene) (espun PTFE). One or more layers of the espun material...
US20070233274 Artificial Tissue and Process for Producing the Same  
A main object of the present invention is to provide an artificial tissue capable of transporting the nutrition necessary for maintaining the activity of the cells or tissues. To achieve the...
US20100057219 DEVICE SURFACE DESIGN FOR BETTER CELL ADHESION  
Embodiments herein relate to devices promoting cell adhesion and methods of making thereof In some embodiments, one or more insoluble or non-degradable second surface components are positioned...
US20050197707 Collagen-based materials and methods for augmenting intervertebral discs  
A method of augmenting an intervertebral disc by injecting particles of collagen-based material into the disc. The particles may be dehydrated before implantation, and rehydrated after...
US20070299539 ULTRASOUND ACCELERATED TISSUE ENGINEERING PROCESS  
In an aspect the invention is a method of preparing a cell or tissue implant for insertion into a patient in need of treatment by obtaining a transplantable cell population, culturing the cell...
US20080027561 INTERVENTIONAL MEDICAL DEVICE SYSTEM HAVING AN ELONGATION RETARDING PORTION AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME  
An interventional medical device system operable while within a body vessel is provided with a generally hollow tubular proximal portion, distal portion, and intermediate portion. The proximal...
US20050203636 Decellularized grafts from umbilical cord vessels and process for preparing and using same  
A tissue graft is disclosed that includes a decellularized umbilical vessel having a luminal surface and an ablumenal surface, wherein the decellularized umbilical vessel is prepared by an...