The present invention is directed to implantable bioabsorbable non-woven
self-cohered web materials having a high degree of porosity. The web
materials are very supple and soft, while exhibiting proportionally
increased mechanical strength in one or more directions. The web
materials often possess a high degree of loft. The web materials can be
formed into a variety of shapes and forms suitable for use as implantable
medical devices or components thereof.