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A biodegradable porous drug delivery device for controllably releasing a pharmacological agent is disclosed which comprises a hollow tube closed at both ends having an interior surface and an exterior surface, the tube formed of a mixture of polycaprolactone and a pore-creating agent, the tube further comprising channels formed between the interior surface and the exterior surface and a pharmacological agent filled into the hollow tube for controllable release through the channels of the tube. Methods of manufacturing the biodegradable porous drug delivery device are also disclosed.

Title
Biodegradable porous device for long-term drug delivery with constant rate release and method of making the same
Application Number
8/212232
Publication Number
5516522
Application Date
March 14, 1994
Publication Date
May 14, 1996
Inventor
Bahram Khoobehi
New Orleans
LA, US
Dachuan Yang
New Orleans
LA, US
Gholam A Peyman
New Orleans
LA, US
Agent
Haverstock Garrett & Roberts
Assignee
Agricultural and Mechanical College
LA, US
Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University
LA, US
IPC
A61F 2/00
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