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Syed F A Hossainy, Gordon Stewart, Srinivasan Sridharan, Arkady Kokish, Klaus Kleine, Benjamyn Serna, Bjorn G Svensson: Apparatus and method for selectively coating a medical article. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, December 29, 2009: US07638156 (31 worldwide citation)

Masking apparatus and methods of masking a medical article, such as stent, for selective application of a coating composition on the article are disclosed.


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John Stankus, Benjamyn Serna: Methods for uniform crimping and deployment of a polymer scaffold. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders, May 20, 2014: US08726483 (9 worldwide citation)

A medical device-includes a scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold is crimped to the balloon by a process that includes one or more balloon pressurization steps. The balloon pressurization steps are selected to enhance scaffold retention to the balloon while retaini ...


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John Stankus, Benjamyn Serna: Methods for uniform crimping and deployment of a polymer scaffold. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Patton Boggs, October 20, 2015: US09161852 (6 worldwide citation)

A medical device-includes a scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold is crimped to the balloon by a process that includes one or more balloon pressurization steps. The balloon pressurization steps are selected to enhance scaffold retention to the balloon while retaini ...


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John Stankus, Benjamyn Serna: Methods for uniform crimping and deployment of a polymer scaffold. ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, Squire Patton Boggs, January 31, 2017: US09554928 (6 worldwide citation)

A medical device-includes a scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold is crimped to the balloon by a process that includes one or more balloon pressurization steps. The balloon pressurization steps are selected to enhance scaffold retention to the balloon while retaini ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Gordon Stewart, Benjamyn Serna, Lothar W Kleiner: Freeze-thaw method for modifying stent coating. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders, August 21, 2012: US08246973 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for controlling the morphology and the release-rate of active agent from a coating layer for medical devices comprising a polymer matrix and one or more active agents. The methods comprise exposing a wet or dry coating to a freeze-thaw cycle. The coating layer can be used for c ...


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Syed Faiyaz Ahmed Hossainy, Gordon Stewart, William E Webler, Benjamyn Serna: Piezoelectricity modulated release rate of drug from a coating. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders, August 14, 2012: US08241653 (5 worldwide citation)

Provided herein is a method of controlling release rate of a bioactive agent from an implantable medical device comprising a coating, a coating on the implantable device and a method of making the coating.


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Benjamyn Serna, Binh Nguyen: Process for folding of drug coated balloon. Abbott Laboratories, Baker Botts L, April 22, 2014: US08702650 (3 worldwide citation)

Method of coating an expandable member is provided. The method comprises providing an expandable member with a plurality of folds defined therein, the expandable member having a folded configuration and a fully expanded configuration at a rated nominal pressure. The expandable member is inflated to ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Gordon S Stewart, Benjamyn Serna, Lothar W Kleiner: Freeze-thaw method for modifying stent coating. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders, May 6, 2014: US08715707 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for controlling the morphology and the release-rate of active agent from a coating layer for medical devices comprising a polymer matrix and one or more active agents. The methods comprise exposing a wet or dry coating to a freeze-thaw cycle. The coating layer can be used for c ...


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Benjamyn Serna, Binh Nguyen: Process for folding drug coated balloon. Abbott Laboratories, Baker Botts L, August 11, 2015: US09101740 (1 worldwide citation)

Device, system, method of coating an expandable member is provided. The method comprises providing an expandable member with a plurality of folds defined therein, the expandable member having a folded configuration and a fully expanded configuration at a rated nominal pressure. The expandable member ...


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Paul M Consigny, William E Webler, Gustavo D Cipolla, Gordon S Stewart, Benjamyn Serna, Daniel L Cox: Methods and devices for eluting agents to a vessel. Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, William Thomas Babbitt, May 2, 2017: US09636486 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices and methods for eluting an agent at a treatment site are disclosed. The devices include an expandable frame and at least one membrane. The membrane may carry an agent to elute at the treatment site. The membrane may allow blood flow at the treatment site during agent delivery.