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1. (WO2001005443) ADHESIVE PROTEIN FOAM FOR SURGICAL AND/OR THERAPEUTIC USES

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/005443    International Application No.:    PCT/FR2000/002088
Publication Date: Fri Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2001 International Filing Date: Fri Jul 21 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: A61L 15/32
A61L 15/42
A61L 24/00
A61L 24/04
A61L 24/10
A61L 26/00
C08J 9/12
C09J 189/00
Applicants: IMEDEX BIOMATERIAUX
TAYOT, Jean-Louis
BAYON, Yves
GRAVAGNA, Philippe
DUBOIS, Michel, Marie
Inventors: TAYOT, Jean-Louis
BAYON, Yves
GRAVAGNA, Philippe
DUBOIS, Michel, Marie
Title: ADHESIVE PROTEIN FOAM FOR SURGICAL AND/OR THERAPEUTIC USES
Abstract:
The invention concerns a fluid adhesive protein foam, which is biocompatible, biologically absorbable and non-toxic, for surgical and/or therapeutic use, in particular for protecting/healing tissue wounds and for binding together biological tissues or to an implanted biological material. It comprises a fluid adhesive protein matrix, which is biocompatible, biologically absorbable and non-toxic, containing a gas or a mixture of biocompatible and non-toxic gases. The invention also concerns a method and a kit for preparing such a foam.