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A coating for implantable medical devices and a method for fabricating thereof are disclosed. The coating includes a mixture of a hydrophobic polymer and a polymeric hydrophilic additive, wherein the hydrophobic polymer and the hydrophilic additive form a physically entangled or interpenetrating system.

Title
Stent coatings comprising hydrophilic additives
Application Number
10/431711
Publication Number
7279174 (B2)
Application Date
May 8, 2003
Publication Date
October 9, 2007
Inventor
Yiwen Tang
San Jose
CA, US
Stephen D Pacetti
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Squire Sanders & Dempsey L
Assignee
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61F 13/00
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