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.
|Patent number||GB 0807154.0|
|Publication status||Published - 18 Apr 2008|
Tighe, B., Franklin, V., Lydon, F. J., Roberts, S., Urban, J. P. G., & Savin, S. (2008). IPC No. A61L27/16. Intervertebral disc. (Patent No. GB 0807154.0). http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/biblio?FT=D&date=20091022&DB=EPODOC&locale=en_EP&CC=WO&NR=2009127844A2&KC=A2&ND=4