|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||600/036 ; 600/037 ; 623/011 ; 623/013 ; 623/901|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 98 인용 특허 : 9|
A reconstructive structure for a cartilaginous element having a plurality of superimposed layers of a small intestine submucosa compressed and secured together and shaped to provide the multi-layered reconstructive element of the anatomical shape of the cartilaginous element to be constructed. The method of forming the reconstructive structure includes superimposing the planar layers of the small intestine compressing, securing and cutting to the desired shape. The superimposing is performed so as to maintain the layers substantially planar prior to comp...
[ What is claimed:] [1.] A method of forming a tissue graft construct for replacement or repair of a cartilaginous structure, said method comprising:superimposing a plurality of layers of intestinal submucosa and securing the layers together by drying said layers while applying a vacuum to form a multi-layered construct having a thickness of about 4 to about 8 millimeters; andcutting the secured layers into the anatomical shape of the cartilagineous structure to be replaced or repaired.