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Patent: 5,552,162

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Summary for Patent: 5,552,162
Title: Method for improvement of scar size and appearance
Abstract:A method for improving the size and appearance of a scar associated with a fibromatosis, a keloid, or a hypertrophic wound healing disorder comprises stimulating collagenase activity in the scar. Preferably, stimulating collagenase activity is accomplished by covering said scar with a thermal insulating material that elevates the surface temperature of the scar. Further disclosed is a method for improving the size and appearance of a scar comprises covering said scar with a thermal insulating material that elevates the surface temperature of the scar and that contains a therapeutically effective amount of a medicament.
Inventor(s): Lee; Raphael C. (Chicago, IL)
Assignee: Arch Development Corporation (Chicago, IL)
Application Number:08/015,216
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 5,552,162

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Smith And Nephew SANTYL collagenase OINTMENT;TOPICAL 101995 001 1965-06-04 ⤷  Try it Free Arch Development Corporation (Chicago, IL) 2039-02-26 RX search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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