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Dennis A Boismier, Timothy S Girton, Steven R Larsen, Matt Shedlov, Ken Merdan, Barry O Brien: Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Richardson P C, November 15, 2011: US08057534 (16 worldwide citation)

A bioerodible endoprosthesis erodes to a desirable geometry that can provide, e.g., improved mechanical properties or degradation characteristics.


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Rajesh Radhakrishnan, Chandru Chandrasekaran, Scott R Schewe, Ken Merdan: Bioerodible endoprosthesis. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson P C, July 26, 2011: US07985252 (8 worldwide citation)

An endoprosthesis includes a plurality of struts defining a flow passage. At least one strut includes (a) a body comprising a bioerodible material and having a thickness and (b) a coating overlying the body. The coating includes a plurality of regions that allow physiological fluids to contact a plu ...


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Rajesh Radhakrishnan, Liliana Atanasoska, Scott R Schewe, Ken Merdan: Endoprostheses. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson P C, December 30, 2014: US08920490

A medical device is provided with a porous region including a reservoir zone including a polymer and a protective zone between adjacent tissue and the reservoir zone that restricts the tissue from direct contact with the polymer.


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Aiden Flanagan, Robert Herrmann, Ken Merdan, Michael Kuehling, Barry O Brien, Rajesh Radhakishnan, Torsten Scheuermann, Scott Schewe, Anurag Singhal, Young Ho Song, Mary Joe Timm, Jan Weber, Yixin Xu: Medical devices for releasing therapeutic agent and methods of making the same. Boston Scientific Scimed, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 22, 2014: US08703168

An implantable medical device for releasing therapeutic agent having a medical device body and a plurality of reservoir-defining structures disposed on a surface of the body. A reservoir can be defined by the reservoir-defining structures and therapeutic agent may be located in the reservoir. A cove ...


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Matthew S Shedlov, Ken Merdan: Method of manufacturing a medical device from a workpiece using a pulsed beam of radiation or particles having an adjustable pulse frequency. Mayer & Williams PC, April 5, 2007: US20070075060-A1

A method of manufacturing a medical device from a workpiece is provided. The method begins by generating a pulsed beam of radiation from a radiation source. The pulsed radiation beam is characterized by a prescribed pulse frequency. The pulsed radiation beam is directed onto the workpiece and the wo ...


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Dennis A Boismier, Timothy S Girton, Steven R Larsen, Matt Shedlov, Ken Merdan, Barry O Brien: Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson PC, April 3, 2008: US20080082162-A1

A bioerodible endoprosthesis erodes to a desirable geometry that can provide, e.g., improved mechanical properties or degradation characteristics.


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Rajesh Radhakrishnan, Chandru Chandrasekaran, Scott R Schewe, Ken Merdan: Bioerodible Endoprosthesis. Boston Scientific SciMed, May 19, 2011: US20110118826-A1

An endoprosthesis includes a plurality of struts defining a flow passage. At least one strut includes (a) a body comprising a bioerodible material and having a thickness and (b) a coating overlying the body. The coating includes a plurality of regions that allow physiological fluids to contact a plu ...


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Aiden Flanagan, Robert Herrmann, Ken Merdan, Michael Kuehling, Barry O Brien, Rajesh Radhakishnan, Torsten Scheuermann, Scott Schewe, Anurag Singhai, Young Ho Song, Mary Joe Timm, Jan Weber, Yixin Xu: Medical devices for releasing therapeutic agent and methods of making the same. Kenyon & Kenyon, May 14, 2009: US20090123517-A1

An implantable medical device for releasing therapeutic agent having a medical device body and a plurality of reservoir-defining structures disposed on a surface of the body. A reservoir can be defined by the reservoir-defining structures and therapeutic agent may be located in the reservoir. A cove ...


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Rajesh Radhakrishnan, Chandru Chandrasekaran, Scott R Schewe, Ken Merdan: Bioerodible Endoprosthesis. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson PC, February 4, 2010: US20100030326-A1

An endoprosthesis includes a plurality of struts defining a flow passage. At least one strut includes (a) a body comprising a bioerodible material and having a thickness and (b) a coating overlying the body. The coating includes a plurality of regions that allow physiological fluids to contact a plu ...


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Dennis A Boismier, Timothy S Girton, Steven R Larsen, Matt Shedlov, Ken Merdan, Barry O Brien: Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same. Boston Scientific SciMed, March 1, 2012: US20120053674-A1

A bioerodible endoprosthesis erodes to a desirable geometry that can provide, e.g., improved mechanical properties or degradation characteristics.