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Freyman Toby, Mickley Timothy J, Palasis Maria, Naimark Wendy: Medical device with drug delivery member. Boston Scientific, Freyman Toby, Mickley Timothy J, Palasis Maria, Naimark Wendy, STERN Gidon D, March 3, 2005: WO/2005/018730 (74 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally relates to a medical device for delivering a therapeutic agent to an internal portion of a patient's body. The medical device includes a shaft and a self-expanding delivery member in operative communication with the shaft. The delivery member is shaped from a porous m ...


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Weber Jan: A coated medical device and method for making the same. Boston Scientific, Weber Jan, STERN Gidon D, December 15, 2005: WO/2005/117752 (38 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to medical devices, such as stents, having a surface and a first coating layer comprising a first polymer disposed on at least a portion of the surface, in which at least one cavity formed in the first coating layer. A biologically active material is deposited into the cavity, ...


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Austin Michael, Robinson Don, Boulais Dennis R, Kulkarni Praveen, Freyman Toby, Epstein Samuel J, Naimark Wendy, Schwarz Marlene: Coated medical device and method for manufacturing the same. Boston Scientific, Austin Michael, Robinson Don, Boulais Dennis R, Kulkarni Praveen, Freyman Toby, Epstein Samuel J, Naimark Wendy, Schwarz Marlene, STERN Gidon D, October 6, 2005: WO/2005/091834 (31 worldwide citation)

A medical device in the form of a stent (10) having struts (11) is disclosed. The stent (10) includes an outermost portion (43) having plurality of depressions (45) on the struts (11). The depressions (45) occupy at least about 80% of the surface area of the surface. The depressions (45) contain a c ...


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Weber Jan, Holman Tom: Medical device having a coating layer with structural elements therein and method of making the same. Boston Scientific, Weber Jan, Holman Tom, STERN Gidon D, February 9, 2006: WO/2006/014969 (31 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to coated medical devices, such as stents and balloon catheters, for delivering a biologically active material to body tissue of a patient. The medical device has a coating layer comprising a biocompatible polymer, non-polymer material, or biologically active material disposed ...


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Prescott James H, Uhland Scott A, Staples Mark A, Santini John T Jr: Solid drug formulation and device for storage and controlled delivery thereof. Boston Scientific Scimed, Prescott James H, Uhland Scott A, Staples Mark A, Santini John T Jr, STERN Gidon D, November 11, 2004: WO/2004/096176 (30 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for the storage and controlled release of a solid form of a drug. The device comprises a body portion; one or more reservoirs located in and defined by the body portion; a solid matrix which comprises a drug and which is contained in each of the one or more reservoir ...


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Davis Liza J: Medical device having a coating comprising an adhesion promoter. Boston Scientific, Davis Liza J, STERN Gidon D, November 1, 2007: WO/2007/124137 (29 worldwide citation)

This application is directed to a coating for a medical device, such as an intravascular stent, in which the coating, which comprises a first coating region (22) comprising an adhesion promoter (32) and a therapeutic agent (42). The coating can also include a second coating region (24) which is subs ...


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Kamath Kalpana R, Patel Hatal: Coating comprising an adhesive polymeric material for a medical device and method for preparing the same. Boston Scientific, Kamath Kalpana R, Patel Hatal, STERN Gidon D, August 23, 2007: WO/2007/095167 (29 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to a coating for a medical device in which the coating comprises an adhesive polymeric material, having a certain degree of surface tack, disposed on at least a portion of the medical device surface. The coating also comprises an outermost coating layer comprising a biolog ...


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Chandrasekaran Chandru, Radhakrishnan Rajesh: Medical devices comprising a porous metal oxide or metal material and a polymer coating for delivering therapeutic agents. Boston Scientific, Chandrasekaran Chandru, Radhakrishnan Rajesh, STERN Gidon D, November 8, 2007: WO/2007/126768 (27 worldwide citation)

The invention relates generally to a medical device, such as an intravascular stent, for delivering a therapeutic agent to the body tissue of a patient, and a method for making such a medical device. More particularly, the invention pertains to a medical device having a metal oxide or metal material ...


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Austin Michael, Flanagan Aiden, O Brien Barry: Stent with protective pads or bulges. Boston Scientific, Austin Michael, Flanagan Aiden, O Brien Barry, STERN Gidon D, December 8, 2005: WO/2005/115276 (27 worldwide citation)

A stent (10) having at least one strut (12) comprising at least one pad (20) or bulge is disclosed. The pads or bulges are of a height that are preferably slightly greater than the thickness of a coating that can be disposed on the strut. The coating is not disposed on the pads. When the stent is pl ...


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Palasis Maria: Multi-balloon catheter with hydrogel coating. Boston Scientific, STERN Gidon D, April 8, 2004: WO/2004/028587 (27 worldwide citation)

In one aspect of the invention a multi-balloon catheter (10), such as a double-balloon catheter, with coating comprising a hydrogel polymer on the exterior surface of the occlusion balloons (40) is provided. The balloons (40) may be inflated inside the lumen to occlude a plaque-affected segment of t ...