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Methods for fabricating coatings for implantable medical devices are disclosed. The coatings include blends of hydrophilic and hydrophobic polymers. The methods provide for treatment of the coatings to cause enrichment a region close to the outer surface of the coating with the hydrophilic polymers.

Title
Method for fabricating a coating for a medical device
Application Number
10/375620
Publication Number
6926919 (B1)
Application Date
February 26, 2003
Publication Date
August 9, 2005
Inventor
Stephen D Pacetti
San Jose
CA, US
Andrew C Tung
Castro Valley
CA, US
Yiwen Tang
San Jose
CA, US
Syed F A Hossainy
Fremont
CA, US
Agent
Squire Sanders & Dempsey L
Assignee
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems
CA, US
IPC
B05D 003/00
A61L 031/10
A61L 027/50
A61L 027/26
A61L 027/00
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