06702744 is referenced by 66 patents.

A method including positioning a catheter at a location in a blood vessel; imaging a thickness of a portion of a wall of the blood vessel at the location; identifying a treatment site; advancing a needle a distance into the wall of the blood vessel to the treatment site; and introducing a treatment agent through the needle to the treatment site. A composition including an inflammation-inducing agent and a carrier in the form of microspheres having a particle size suitable for transvascular delivery. A composition including a therapeutic angiogenesis promoter in a carrier and an opsonin-inhibitor coupled to the carrier. An apparatus for delivery of a therapeutic angiogenesis promoter.

Title
Agents that stimulate therapeutic angiogenesis and techniques and devices that enable their delivery
Application Number
10/11071
Publication Number
6702744 (B2)
Application Date
November 30, 2001
Publication Date
March 9, 2004
Inventor
Jessica G Chiu
Belmont
CA, US
Charles Claude
Santa Clara
CA, US
Eugene T Michal
San Francisco
CA, US
Syed Hossainy
Fremont
CA, US
Murthy V Simhambhatla
San Jose
CA, US
Evgenia Mandrusov
Campbell
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
US
Assignee
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61B 8/12
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