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1. (WO2017040144) SURGICAL ADJUNCTS WITH MEDICANTS AFFECTED BY ACTIVATOR MATERIALS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040144    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/048369
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 25 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61L 27/18
A61L 27/34
A61L 27/50
A61L 27/54
A61L 27/56
A61L 27/58
A61B 17/072
Applicants: ETHICON LLC
Inventors: WIDENHOUSE, Tamara S
HENDERSON, Cortney E.
SHELTON, IV, Frederick E.
HARRIS, Jason L.
ECKERT, Chad E.
VENDELY, Michael J.
Title: SURGICAL ADJUNCTS WITH MEDICANTS AFFECTED BY ACTIVATOR MATERIALS
Abstract:
Various exemplary surgical adjuncts with medicants affected by activator materials are provided. In general, an adjunct is provided with at least one medicant that is configured to be activated by an activator material. The adjunct can be delivered to a tissue of a patient, where the adjunct can be implanted. Various activator materials can be configured to activate the at least one medicant retained by the adjunct, the activation causing any one or more of a variety of actions. For example, the at least one medicant can be activated so as to yield at least one of a signal and/or an effect on the adjunct.