05569197 is referenced by 226 patents and cites 40 patents.

This invention relates to a drug delivery device having a hollow tube which is configured to serve as a guide wire for intraluminal procedures. The distal portion of the tube has at least one opening which has a diameter suitable for the infusion of a drug formulation therethrough. The tube is preferably formed from a superelastic material such as nickel-titanium alloy. This invention also relates to various methods of using this drug delivery device in thrombolytic and other intraluminal procedures.

Title
Drug delivery guidewire
Application Number
8/360488
Publication Number
5569197
Application Date
December 21, 1994
Publication Date
October 29, 1996
Inventor
Michael R Forman
St. Paul
MN, US
Michael N Helmus
St. Louis Park
MN, US
Agent
Philip C Strassburger
Lawrence C Akers
Peter C Richardson
Assignee
Schneider
MN, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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