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Medical devices for implantation into the body are coated with anti-infective and or anti-inflammatory agents. The medical devices can be, for example, endotracheal/tracheostomy tubes and catheters. The devices have a polymer coating containing an anti-infective agent and/or an anti-inflammatory agent. The preferred anti-infective agent is iodine and the preferred anti-inflammatory agent is steroidal.

Title
Anti-infective and anti-inflammatory releasing systems for medical devices
Application Number
661699
Publication Number
5762638
Application Date
February 14, 1996
Publication Date
June 9, 1998
Inventor
Abraham J Domb
16 Migdal Eder Street, Efrat
IL
Alain H Shikani
11 Johnson Mill Rd., Ruxton, 21204
MD, US
Agent
Leonard Bloom
IPC
A61M 25/00
A61M 5/32
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