08226603 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 474 patents.

The present invention generally relates to an intraluminal catheter device for use in angioplasty and delivery of a therapeutic agent. Particularly, the present invention is directed to a catheter having an expandable member having a therapeutic agent disposed thereon and a fibrous matrix covering for delivering a therapeutic agent and methods of using the same.

Title
Expandable member having a covering formed of a fibrous matrix for intraluminal drug delivery
Application Number
12/237998
Publication Number
8226603 (B2)
Application Date
September 25, 2008
Publication Date
July 24, 2012
Inventor
Richard R Newhauser
Redwood City
CA, US
Travis R Yribarren
San Mateo
CA, US
Barbara Stamberg
San Jose
CA, US
John Stankus
Campbell
CA, US
Randolf Von Oepen
Los Altos Hills
CA, US
Agent
Baker Botts
Assignee
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61M 37/00
A61M 31/00
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