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1. (WO2018204480) IMPLANTABLE VASCULAR GRAFTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/204480    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/030624
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu May 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61L 27/14
A61F 2/06
B82Y 5/00
Applicants: THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Inventors: GERECHT, Sharon
ELLIOTT, Morgan B.
GINN, Brian P.
BARRETO-ORTIZ, Sebastian F.
MAO, Hai-Quan
Title: IMPLANTABLE VASCULAR GRAFTS
Abstract:
Described are methods of making vascular grafts from man-made tubular scaffolds, tubular scaffolds, and methods implanting vascular grafts comprising tubular scaffolds into subjects. The tubular scaffolds of the present invention are made of hydrogel nanofibers that have internally aligned polymer chains and may be cellularized.