05674242 is referenced by 450 patents and cites 13 patents.

An endoprosthetic device for insertion at a vascular site is described. The device is composed of a structural member carrying a polymer member having an embedded therapeutic compound. The polymer member is formed of a shape-memory polymer for expansion upon exposed to a selected stimulus. The structural member is designed for coexpansion with the polymer member when the device is exposed to the stimulus.

Title
Endoprosthetic device with therapeutic compound
Application Number
486271
Publication Number
5674242
Application Date
November 15, 1996
Publication Date
October 7, 1997
Inventor
Michael Froix
Mountain View
CA, US
Simon Stertzer
Woodside
CA, US
Loc Phan
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Peter J Dehlinger
Judy M Mohr
Assignee
Quanam Medical Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
View Original Source