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A dilatation balloon comprising an inner surface and an outer surface, the inner surface having a lubricious material disposed thereon to reduce friction or prevent adherence of adjacent layers, and thus reduce the pressure required for inflation.

Title
Lubricated catheter balloon
Application Number
9/727742
Publication Number
6444324 (B1)
Application Date
December 1, 2000
Publication Date
September 3, 2002
Inventor
Jan D Seppala
Maple Grove
MN, US
Scott L Sjoquist
Maple Grove
MN, US
Dachuan Yang
Plymouth
MN, US
Agent
Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A
US
Assignee
SciMed Life Systems
MN, US
IPC
B05D 3/10
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