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Frederick H Strickler, Barron Tenney: Medical devices containing multi-component fibers. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, June 15, 2010: US07737060 (52 worldwide citation)

According to an aspect of the present invention, medical devices are provided that contain at least one multi-component polymeric fiber. The multi-component polymeric fiber further contains at least two components of differing composition.


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Robert E Richard, Frederick H Strickler, Marlene C Schwarz, Rudolf Faust, Shrirang V Ranade, Michael N Helmus: Medical devices having porous polymeric regions for controlled drug delivery and regulated biocompatibility. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, September 17, 2013: US08535702 (32 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to phase separated polymeric regions and to their use in conjunction with implantable or insertable medical devices. In some aspects of the invention, phase separated polymeric regions are provided that include (a) at least one biostable polymeric phase and (b) at least ...


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Frederick H Strickler, Robert E Richard: Medical devices containing radiation resistant block copolymer. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, May 11, 2010: US07713539 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to radiation-resistant medical devices which contain polymer regions for release of therapeutic agents. The present invention also relates to radiation-resistant block copolymer materials for use in connection with insertable or implantable medical devices. Th ...


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Shrojalkumar Desai, Marlene C Schwarz, Mark Boden, Mohan Krishnan, Michael C Smith, Frederick H Strickler, Daniel J Cooke: Polyisobutylene urethane, urea and urethane/urea copolymers and medical devices containing the same. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre Baker Daniels, December 4, 2012: US08324290 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to polyisobutylene urethane, urea and urethane/urea copolymers, to methods of making such copolymers and to medical devices that contain such polymers. According to certain aspects of the invention, polyisobutylene urethane, urea and urethane/urea copolymers are provid ...


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Robert E Richard, Frederick H Strickler: Implantable or insertable medical devices containing graft copolymer for controlled delivery of therapeutic agents. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham Esq, Keum J Park Esq, April 15, 2008: US07357940 (10 worldwide citation)

Implantable or insertable medical devices are described. The medical devices comprise (a) a therapeutic agent and (b) a polymeric release region that controls the release of the therapeutic agent upon administration to a patient. The polymer release region comprises a graft copolymer, which further ...


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Frederick H Strickler, Shrirang V Ranade: Medical devices having improved performance. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, March 29, 2011: US07914806 (9 worldwide citation)

According to an aspect of the present invention, medical devices are provided that contain at least one polymeric region which contains (a) at least one block copolymer that contains at least at least three polymer blocks that differ from one another and (b) at least one therapeutic agent.


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Frederick H Strickler, Robert E Richard: Medical devices containing copolymers with graft copolymer endblocks for drug delivery. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, August 10, 2010: US07771740 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a medical device comprising a release region and a therapeutic agent disposed within or beneath the release region, and the release region includes a copolymer comprising a low Tg block and at least one graft copolymer endblock having a main chain and a plurality of si ...


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Shrojalkumar Desai, Marlene C Schwarz, Mark Boden, Mohan Krishnan, Michael C Smith, Frederick H Strickler, Daniel J Cooke: Polyisobutylene urethane, urea and urethane/urea copolymers and medical devices containing the same. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre Baker Daniels, August 6, 2013: US08501831 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to polyisobutylene urethane, urea and urethane/urea copolymers, to methods of making such copolymers and to medical devices that contain such polymers. According to certain aspects of the invention, polyisobutylene urethane, urea and urethane/urea copolymers are provid ...


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Robert A Herrmann, Frederick H Strickler, Wendy Naimark, Peter L Dayton: Processes for producing polymer coatings through surface polymerization. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & William PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, April 26, 2011: US07931932 (2 worldwide citation)

A medical device with a therapeutic agent-releasing polymer coating. The medical device is provided by a method that comprises: (a) attaching at least one reactive species to a medical device surface, which reactive species leads to chain growth polymerization in the presence of monomer; (b) contact ...


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Shaina Brito, Frederick H Strickler: Medical devices having improved performance. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & William PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, March 29, 2011: US07914807 (2 worldwide citation)

In accordance with various aspects of the invention, implantable and insertable medical devices are provided, which contain one or more polymeric regions. In one aspect, the polymeric regions comprise (a) a block copolymer that comprises a polyaromatic block and a polyalkene block admixed with (b) a ...