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EP 0967938 A1 2000-01-05 - ABRASIONPROOF TREATMENT FOR BREAST IMPLANTS AND RESULTING PRODUCTS

Title (en)

ABRASIONPROOF TREATMENT FOR BREAST IMPLANTS AND RESULTING PRODUCTS

Title (de)

ABRASIONSBETÄNDIGE BEHANDLUNG VON IMPLANTIERBAREN BRUSTPROTHESEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE TRAITEMENT ANTI-ABRASION POUR PROTHESES MAMMAIRES IMPLANTABLES ET PRODUITS AINSI OBTENUS

Publication

EP 0967938 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 97953986 A

Priority

  • FR 9702470 W
  • FR 9616395 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2757771A1] The invention concerns a method for making breast implants abrasionproof and the resulting products. The method consists in producing an envelope (1) in silicone elastomer, in filling it during its manufacture with a gel (2) consisting of an organic product containing at least a hydroxyl or aldehyde group and subjected to an ionising radiation, the external coating (69 of the envelope being, at the end of its production, exposed to a gamma or beta radiation (7) ensuring its complete polymerisation. The invention also concerns the field of making implants for restoring surgery for patients having undergone a mastectomy as well as applications in plastic surgery.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61F 2/12; A61L 27/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/12 (2006.01); A61L 27/34 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/12 (2013.01); A61L 27/34 (2013.01)

Combination set (CPC)

A61L 27/34 + C08L 83/04

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9829056A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IE NL

EPO simple patent family

FR 2757771 A1 19980703; FR 2757771 B3 19990514; EP 0967938 A1 20000105; WO 9829056 A1 19980709

INPADOC legal status

2000-12-13 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20000701

2000-01-05 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19990721

2000-01-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IE NL