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Summary for Patent: 4,442,133
Title: Antibiotic bonding of vascular prostheses and other implants
Abstract:A method of preparing a surgical vascular graft wherein a length of graft material carries an absorbed coating of tridodecyl methyl ammonium chloride (TDMAC) surfactant and an antibiotic bound thereto. A length of graft material such as polytetrafluoroethylene or Dacron is soaked in a 5% by weight solution of TDMAC for 30 minutes at room temperature, air dried and then washed in distilled water to remove excess TDMAC. The graft carrying the absorbed cationic TDMAC surfactant coating is incubated in a solution of negatively charged antibiotic for one hour, washed in sterile water to remove unbound antibiotic and stored for use in the operating room.
Inventor(s): Greco; Ralph S. (Basking Ridge, NJ), Harvey; Richard A. (East Brunswick, NJ)
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Application Number:06/351,324
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 4,442,133

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 001 2006-05-25   Start Trial 2039-09-23 search
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 1 2006-05-25   Start Trial 2039-09-23 search
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