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A drug delivery apparatus and method for delivering a drug locally to internal body tissue using a catheter device including a polymer matrix containing a drug. The drug is actively transported from the polymer matrix to the internal body tissue using iontophoresis or phonophoresis. In addition, the polymer matrix can be expanded to promote intimate contact with the walls of a passageway or vessel.

Title
Polymer matrix drug delivery apparatus
Application Number
973263
Publication Number
5807306
Application Date
August 16, 1994
Publication Date
September 15, 1998
Inventor
Mark B Knudson
Shoreview
MN, US
Jin Shimada
Falcon Heights
MN, US
Joel R Racchini
Edina
MN, US
Keith R Hildelbrand
Houlton
WI, US
J Edward Shapland
Shoreview
MN, US
Agent
Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A
Assignee
CorTrak Medical
MN, US
IPC
A61N 1/30
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