04906244 is referenced by 274 patents and cites 8 patents.

Dilatation balloons and catheters including same are provided. The balloons are fabricated of a biaxially orientable material such as a nylon or a polyamide material, and they have an inflated, non-distended working profile as well as a stretched inflated profile which is achieved by applying pressure through a dilatation catheter or the like that is in excess of that needed to achieve the inflated, non-distended profile and which is adequate to effect dilatation or the like up to a maximum pre-bursting pressure application. The maximum pre-bursting size of the balloon can be tailored depending upon the needs of the particular balloon within a wide range of possible maximum pre-bursting sizes.

Title
Balloons for medical devices and fabrication thereof
Application Number
253069
Publication Number
4906244
Application Date
July 24, 1989
Publication Date
March 6, 1990
Inventor
Thomas Trotta
Miami
FL, US
Robert S Shonk
Davie
FL, US
Leonard Pinchuk
Miami
FL, US
Agent
Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings
Assignee
Cordis Corporation
FL, US
IPC
A61M 29/02
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