07713539 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 19 patents.

The present invention relates generally to radiation-resistant medical devices which contain polymer regions for release of therapeutic agents. The present invention also relates to radiation-resistant block copolymer materials for use in connection with insertable or implantable medical devices. The radiation-sterilized medical device comprise (a) a release region and (b) at least one therapeutic agent and the release region comprises a radiation resistant copolymer that includes (i) a low Tg hydrocarbon polymer block and (ii) one or more high Tg polymer blocks.

Title
Medical devices containing radiation resistant block copolymer
Application Number
10/894400
Publication Number
7713539 (B2)
Application Date
July 19, 2004
Publication Date
May 11, 2010
Inventor
Robert E Richard
Wrentham
MA, US
Frederick H Strickler
Natick
MA, US
Agent
Keum J Park
David B Bonham
Mayer & Williams PC
Assignee
Boston Scientific Scimed
MN, US
IPC
A61L 29/16
A61L 29/04
A61L 31/16
A61L 31/04
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