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Bradley Linden, Donald F Palme II, Paul J Buscemi, Thomas J Holman: Device for closing a septal defect. Scimed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, June 3, 1997: US05634936 (600 worldwide citation)

A device for closing off a septal defect including a polymeric self-hardening material in a specific conformation which is delivered by a catheter device to the area of defect either directly on the cardiac tissue or into a balloon which spans both surfaces of the defect, and hardened in-situ by cha ...


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Paul J Buscemi, Elizabeth A Stejskal, Donald F Palme II, Lixiao Wang: Biodegradable drug delivery vascular stent. Scimed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, March 19, 1996: US05500013 (381 worldwide citation)

A stent includes a main body of a generally tubular shape for insertion into a lumen of a vessel of a living being. The tubular main body includes a substantially biodegradable matrix having collagen IV and laminin that enclose voids within the matrix. The tubular main body also includes a biodegrad ...


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Paul J Buscemi, Elizabeth A Stejskal, Donald F Palme II, Lixiao Wang: Biodegradable drug delivery vascular stent. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, June 23, 1998: US05769883 (316 worldwide citation)

A stent includes a main body of a generally tubular shape for insertion into a lumen of a vessel of a living being. The tubular main body includes a substantially biodegradable matrix having collagen IV and laminin that enclose voids within the matrix. The tubular main body also includes a biodegrad ...


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Paul J Buscemi, Elizabeth A Stejskal, Donald F Palme II, Lixiao Wang: Biodegradable drug delivery vascular stent. SCIMED Lifesystems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, November 7, 1995: US05464450 (280 worldwide citation)

A stent made of biodegradable material includes a drug that is released at a rate controlled by the rate of degradation of the biodegradable material. The stent includes a main body of a generally tubular shape. The main body may further include a plurality of apertures extending therethrough and a ...


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Bradley Linden, Donald F Palme II, Paul J Buscemi, Thomas J Holman: Device for closing a septal defect. Scimed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, August 7, 2001: US06270515 (245 worldwide citation)

A device for closing off a septal defect including a polymeric self-hardening material in a specific conformation which is delivered by a catheter means to the area of defect either directly on the cardiac tissue or into a balloon which spans both surfaces of the defect, and hardened in-situ by chan ...


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Paul J Buscemi, Elizabeth A Stejskal, Donald F Palme II, Lixiao Wang: Method for making a biodegradable stent. Boston Scientific Corporation, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, October 19, 1999: US05968092 (154 worldwide citation)

A method for making a biodegradable stent for insertion into a lumen, the method involves the casting of a film including a matrix of collagen IV and laminin, drying the film, casting a film containing polylactic acid onto the first dried film to form stent material, drying the material formed and f ...


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Paul J Buscemi, Elizabeth A Stejskal, Donald F Palme II, Lixiao Wang: Biodegradable drug delivery vascular stent. SciMed Life Systems, Jones Day, March 22, 2005: US06869443 (148 worldwide citation)

A stent includes a main body of a generally tubular shape for insertion into a lumen of a vessel of a living being. The tubular main body includes a substantially biodegradable matrix having collagen IV and laminin that enclose voids within the matrix. The tubular main body also includes a biodegrad ...


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Paul J Buscemi, Elizabeth A Stejskal, Donald F Palme II, Lixiao Wang: Biodegradable drug delivery vascular stent. SciMed Life Systems, Pennie & Edmonds, May 14, 2002: US06387124 (146 worldwide citation)

A stent includes a main body of a generally tubular shape for insertion into a lumen of a vessel of a living being. The tubular main body includes a substantially biodegradable matrix having collagen IV and laminin that enclose voids within the matrix. The tubular main body also includes a biodegrad ...


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Clifton A Alferness, Donald G Rohrbaugh, J Edward Shapland, Michael J Girard, Donald F Palme II, James E Cox: Cardiac disease treatment and device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, November 19, 2002: US06482146 (117 worldwide citation)

A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket has a longitudinal dimension between upper and lower ends sufficient for the jacket to surround a lower po ...


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James Cox, Michael J Girard, Donald F Palme II, Donald G Rohrbaugh, Hani N Sabbah, J Edward Shapland II, Robert G Walsh: Cardiac disease treatment and device. Acorn Cardiovascular, Merchant & Gould P C, May 4, 2004: US06730016 (108 worldwide citation)

A device for treating cardiac disease of a heart having an upper portion and a lower portion divided by an A-V groove, the device including a jacket adapted to be secured to the heart, and a non-adherent material in association with the jacket. The jacket is fabricated from a flexible material defin ...