US 10,376,616 B2
Methods, compositions and kits for surgical repair
Sandra Nagale, Bolton, MA (US); Mark W. Boden, Harrisville, RI (US); and Andrew Dolan, Bridgewater, MA (US)
Assigned to Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., Maple Grove, MN (US)
Filed by Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., Maple Grove, MN (US)
Filed on May 18, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/599,166.
Application 15/599,166 is a continuation of application No. 14/138,733, filed on Dec. 23, 2013, granted, now 9,682,177.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/746,711, filed on Dec. 28, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2017/0252494 A1, Sep. 7, 2017
Int. Cl. A61K 9/00 (2006.01); A61L 31/14 (2006.01); A61L 27/52 (2006.01); A61L 31/16 (2006.01); A61L 31/04 (2006.01); A61L 31/06 (2006.01); A61L 27/54 (2006.01)
CPC A61L 31/16 (2013.01) [A61K 9/0034 (2013.01); A61L 27/52 (2013.01); A61L 27/54 (2013.01); A61L 31/042 (2013.01); A61L 31/044 (2013.01); A61L 31/045 (2013.01); A61L 31/047 (2013.01); A61L 31/048 (2013.01); A61L 31/06 (2013.01); A61L 31/145 (2013.01); A61L 2400/06 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A kit for performing a hysterectomy operation, the kit comprising:
a first composition selected from an injectable pre-formed hydrogel, an injectable hydrogel precursor, and an injectable plug, the first composition configured to be injected into at least one uterosacral ligament inside of a body of a patient to promote remodeling within the at least one uterosacral ligament;
a second composition having a solid polymeric composition in a form of a sheet or strip, the second composition includes a therapeutic agent selected from at least one of a growth factor or a wound healing agent, the second composition configured to be applied to a surface of the at least one uterosacral ligament to increase a strength of the at least one uterosacral ligament;
an injection device for administering the first composition;
an application device for applying the second composition;
a curing system configured to be coupled to an ultra-violet (UV) source; and
a graft configured to be attached to the at least one uterosacral ligament.