BIOADHESIVE CHITOSAN GEL FOR CONTROLLING BLEEDING AND FOR PROMOTING HEALING WITH SCAR REDUCTION WITHOUT OBSCURING OR INTERFERING WITH ACCESS TO A SURGICAL FIELD

USPTO Patent Application US 2018/0110897 A1
Application Date: Apr. 26th, 2018

ABSTRACT

An aqueous chitosan gel system of novel non-scarring, non-interfering, transparent, stable, solubilized chitosan that controls bleeding is described herein. The aqueous chitosan gel system can comprise water, chitosan, an acid,...
Application Number:
15/565,388
International Classification:
A61L 24/08 (20060101); A61L 24/00 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. An aqueous gel comprising: water in an amount greater than about 80% (w/w);chitosan in an amount of about 2% to about 12% (w/w);an acid component including one or more of a monofunctional organic acid in an amount of about 0.5% to about 7% (w/w), a difunctional or trifunctional organic acid...

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RELATED APPLICATIONS

This application claims priority to U.S. provisional application Ser. No. 62/145,958, filed on Apr. 10, 2015, titled BIOADHESIVE CHITOSAN GEL FOR CONTROLLING BLEEDING AND FOR PROMOTING HEALING WITH SCAR REDUCTION WITHOUT OBSCURING OR INTERFERING WITH ACCESS TO A SURGICAL FIELD. The entire contents of the above-referenced application is incorporated by...
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