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Artificial dura mater and process for producing dura mater

Yamauchi, K.; Ikada, Y.; Miyamoto, S.; Yamada, K.; Asahara, T.

Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patents 1267(1)


ISSN/ISBN: 0098-1133
Accession: 034441699

The present invention provides an artificial dura mater characterized by comprising at least a sheet of a biodegradable and bioabsorbable synthetic polymer and having a storage modulus at ordinary temperature of from 1X107 to 5X108 (Pa); and a process for producing an artificial dura mater characterized by dissolving a lactide/epsilon-caprolactone copolymer (in a molar ratio ranging from 40/60 to 60/40) in a solvent, filtering the resultant solution and casting the same followed by air drying.

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