Intervertebral disc

Brian Tighe (Inventor), Val Franklin (Inventor), Fiona Jane Lydon (Inventor), Sally Roberts (Inventor), Jocelyn P. G. Urban (Inventor), Sarit Savin (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


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.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberGB 0807154.0
Publication statusPublished - 18 Apr 2008


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