04952357 is referenced by 148 patents and cites 9 patents.

A method for forming a balloon for use in a balloon catheter by depositing a film over the exterior surface of a substrate. The film includes a plurality of layers in which one of the layers is a polyimide and another is made of a metallic material which heats in response to the application of electromagnetic energy. The substrate is removed to leave a balloon in the desired shape.

Title
Method of making a polyimide balloon catheter
Application Number
7/229313
Publication Number
4952357
Application Date
August 8, 1988
Publication Date
August 28, 1990
Inventor
Charles L Euteneuer
St. Michael
MN, US
Agent
Kinney & Lange
Assignee
SciMed Life Systems
MN, US
IPC
B29C 41/14
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