Intervertebral disc

Tighe, Brian (2008). Intervertebral disc. A61L27/16.


The invention relates to the use of an aqueous gel in the repair of or prevention of damage to soft tissue, the gel comprising an aqueous gel obtainable by polymerizing one or more olefinically unsaturated monomers comprising one or more phosphate, phosphonate, borate, sulphate and/or sulphonate groups. This is preferably used for intervertebral discs or a lens of an eye. Kits and syringes containing the components are also provided.

Publication DOI: A61L27/16
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Chemical engineering & applied chemistry
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Polymer and advanced materials research group
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Published Date: 2008-04-18
Authors: Tighe, Brian
Franklin, Val ( 0000-0003-2796-4689)
Lydon, Fiona Jane
Roberts, Sally
Urban, Jocelyn P. G.
Savin, Sarit

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