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Eric P Berg, Ronald J Tuch, Michael Dror, Rodney G Wolff: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, November 7, 1995: US05464650 (867 worldwide citation)

A method for making an intravascular stent by applying to the body of a stent a solution which includes a solvent, a polymer dissolved in the solvent and a therapeutic substance dispersed in the solvent and then evaporating the solvent. The inclusion of a polymer in intimate contact with a drug on t ...


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Eric P Berg, Ronald J Tuch, Michael Dror, Rodney G Wolff: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, November 17, 1998: US05837008 (365 worldwide citation)

A method for making an intravascular stent by applying to the body of a stent a solution which includes a solvent, a polymer dissolved in the solvent and a therapeutic substance dispersed in the solvent and then evaporating the solvent. The inclusion of a polymer in intimate contact with a drug on t ...


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Eric P Berg: Injectable polymeric bodies. American Medical Systems, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Mark Dryer, April 16, 1991: US05007940 (160 worldwide citation)

An injectable composition comprising a plurality of discrete physiologically-compatible, non-biodegradable, polymeric bodies, said bodies having (i) an average outside diameter of from about 0.005 to 0.20 inch, (ii) reversible deformability of about 20 to 75% of their unstressed outside diameter, an ...


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Eric P Berg: Injectable polymeric bodies. American Medical Systems, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Mark Dryer, October 27, 1992: US05158573 (127 worldwide citation)

An injectable composition consisting of a plurality of discrete physiologically-compatible, non-biodegradable, silicone rubber bodies, said bodies having (i) a maximum outside dimension of from about 0.005 to 0.08 inch (125 to 2000.mu.), (ii) reversible deformability of about 20 to 75% of their unst ...


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Eric P Berg: Preparation of injectable polymeric bodies. American Medical Systems, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Mark Dryer, May 26, 1992: US05116387 (113 worldwide citation)

An injectable composition comprising a plurality of discrete physiologically-compataible, non-biodegradable, polymeric bodies, said bodies having (i) an average outside diameter of from about 0.005 to 0.20 inch, (ii) reversible deformability of about 20 to 75% of their unstressed outside diameter, a ...


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Timothy C Sandvig, Dean A Ersfeld, Eric P Berg: Coated ophthalmic lenses and method for coating the same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, James V Lilly, October 1, 1985: US04544572 (102 worldwide citation)

An ophthalmic lens and a method for providing a thin coating thereon is disclosed. The coatings render the surfaces of the devices resistant to abrasion and have an SEB abrasion resistance of at least 20 psi. They are optically clear, aberration-free, and provide essentially exactly an optical surfa ...


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Thomas Q Dinh, Rodney G Wolff, Eric P Berg: Medical device for delivering a water-insoluble therapeutic salt or substance. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, January 11, 2000: US06013099 (98 worldwide citation)

A device useful for localized delivery of a therapeutic material is provided. The device includes a structure including a porous material; and a water-insoluble salt of a therapeutic material dispersed in the porous material. The water-insoluble salt is formed by contacting an aqueous solution of a ...


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Eric P Berg, Rodney G Wolff, Elaine P Lindell, Paul V Trescony, Matthew A Bergan, Robert S Schwartz: Intraluminal stent. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, September 14, 1999: US05951586 (96 worldwide citation)

Intraluminal stents and methods of manufacturing intraluminal stents are disclosed in which the stents have a plurality of recesses in the body of the stent, at least some of the recesses preferably providing a plurality of passageways between the inner and outer surfaces of the stent. The preferred ...


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Eric P Berg, Thomas Q Dinh: Medical device for delivering a therapeutic substance and method therefor. Medtronic, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, May 4, 2004: US06730120 (74 worldwide citation)

A device useful for localized delivery of a therapeutic material is provided. The device includes a structure including a porous material; and a water-insoluble salt of a therapeutic material dispersed in the porous material. The water-insoluble salt is formed by contacting an aqueous solution of a ...


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Thomas Q Dinh, Rodney G Wolff, Eric P Berg: Medical device for delivering a therapeutic substance and method therefor. Medtronic, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, June 4, 2002: US06399144 (73 worldwide citation)

A device useful for localized delivery of a therapeutic material is provided. The device includes a structure including a porous material; and a water-insoluble salt of a therapeutic material dispersed in the porous material. The water-insoluble salt is formed by contacting an aqueous solution of a ...