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Jeffrey J Cernohous, Douglas A Devens Jr, Maria B Urquiola, Paul Hattam, Patrick D Hyde, Richard A Kollaja: Compatibilized pressure-sensitive adhesives. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Dean M Harts, Douglas B Little, April 30, 2002: US06379791 (64 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a composite pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising from about 95 to about 5 parts by weight of an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive; from about 5 to about 95 parts by weight of an at least partially soluble (in a solvent) polymer, and a compatibilizer present in the composite pressure ...


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Lixiao Wang, John Jianhua Chen, Jeffrey S Lindquist, Nao Pao Lee, Douglas A Devens: Medical device balloons with improved strength properties and processes for producing same. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, April 18, 2006: US07029732 (52 worldwide citation)

A tubular parison for forming a medical device balloon. The parison is formed of a polymeric material, for instance a thermoplastic elastomer. The parison has an elongation at break which is not more than 80% of the elongation of the bulk polymeric material. The elongation of the parison is controll ...


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Douglas A Devens Jr: Multilayer medical devices. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson P C, January 23, 2007: US07166099 (48 worldwide citation)

A medical device includes at least four layers including a first material and a second material having a different stiffness than a stiffness of the first material, wherein at least one of the layers varies in thickness axially along the device.


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Douglas A Devens Jr, Edward E Parsonage, Tracee Eidenschink: Balloon catheter. Scimed Life Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, January 16, 2007: US07163523 (42 worldwide citation)

A catheter, for example, a balloon catheter has a first and second section and a transition between the sections. The sections and the transition are arranged to enhance catheter deliverability.


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Edward Parsonage, Daniel J Horn, John J Chen, Paul J Miller, Douglas A Devens Jr, Jan Weber: Medical devices comprising nanocomposites. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, September 22, 2009: US07591831 (34 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides medical devices comprising nanocomposite materials. By utilizing nanocomposites in the production thereof, the inventive medical devices can be produced with various advantageous properties. Methods of producing the inventive medical devices are also provided. Inasmuch ...


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Patrick D Hyde, Richard A Kollaja, Dennis L Krueger, Douglas A Devens Jr, Gregory B Gadbois: Multilayer films having pressure sensitive adhesive layers. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Douglas B Little, April 4, 2000: US06045895 (26 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides unified multilayer films having at least one internal layer that includes a pressure sensitive adhesive material. Preferably, multilayer films of the present invention are no greater than about 250 micrometers (.mu.m) thick. In particularly preferred embodiments of the ...


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Jeffrey J Cernohous, Douglas A Devens Jr, Maria B Urquiola, Paul Hattam, Patrick D Hyde, Richard A Kollaja: Compatibilized pressure-sensitive adhesives. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Dean M Harts, Douglas B Little, October 7, 2003: US06630239 (17 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a composite pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising from about 95 to about 5 parts by weight of an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive; from about 5 to about 95 parts by weight of an at least partially soluble (in a solvent) polymer, and a compatibilizer present in the composite pressure ...


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Robert M Floyd, Douglas A Devens Jr: Multilayer coextrusion die and method. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Douglas B Little, January 4, 2005: US06837698 (16 worldwide citation)

The invention is an extrusion device comprising an interleaving block portion. The interleaving block portion includes at least two first chambers, each first chamber including a width, a length, a height, and an input aperture. The length dimension of the first chambers are generally parallel. An o ...


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Douglas A Devens Jr: Multilayer medical devices. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, October 19, 2010: US07815628 (15 worldwide citation)

A medical device includes at least four layers including a first material and a second material having a different stiffness than a stiffness of the first material, wherein at least one of the layers varies in thickness axially along the device.


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Douglas A Devens Jr: Multilayer medical devices. Boston Scientific Scimed, Crompton Seager & Tufte, January 27, 2009: US07481804 (9 worldwide citation)

A medical device includes at least four layers including a first material and a second material having a different stiffness than a stiffness of the first material, wherein at least one of the layers varies in thickness axially along the device.