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Jan Weber, Liliana Atanasoska: Endoprosthesis with three-dimensional disintegration control. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Richardson P C, November 8, 2011: US08052743 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises a medical device having a support structure made from alternating layers. One or more layers may be made by direct metal laser sintering. One or more layers may be made by introducing nitrogen into a previously formed layer via excimer laser nitriding.


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Jan Weber, James Q Feng, Liliana Atanasoska: Endoprosthesis having a fiber meshwork disposed thereon. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Richardson P C, November 1, 2011: US08048150 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises a medical device having an underlying structure on which is disposed a fiber meshwork composed of one or more fibers of substantially uniform diameter. The fiber meshwork may optionally have a multi-layer structure disposed upon it. Either or both of the fiber meshwor ...


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Liliana Atanasoska, Robert Warner, Scott Schewe: Lubricious composites for medical devices. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, March 29, 2011: US07914809 (17 worldwide citation)

A medical device having at least one composite region thereon formed of composite material comprising a polymer and a fluorinated sol-gel derived ceramic. The composite material is useful as a coating material for imparting a low coefficient of friction to a substrate.


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Thomas J Holman, Liliana Atanasoska: Stent with embedded material. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson P C, October 4, 2011: US08029554 (15 worldwide citation)

An endoprosthesis such as a stent is composed of a metal or ceramic, such as Irox, embedded in the stent material.


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Liliana Atanasoska, James Lee Shippy III, Tom Holman, Michael S Arney, Victor Schoenle, Frank Genovese, James Q Feng, Aiden Flanagan, Jan Weber: Self-buffering medical implants. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson P C, September 18, 2012: US08267992 (15 worldwide citation)

A medical implant includes a bioerodible portion that includes a bioerodible polymer and a bioerodible metal. The bioerodible polymer matrix degrades under physiological conditions to form acidic degradation products. The bioerodible metal degrades under physiological conditions to form basic degrad ...


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Liliana Atanasoska, Jan Weber, Robert W Warner: Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Richardson P C, December 20, 2011: US08080055 (14 worldwide citation)

A bioerodible endoprosthesis erodes by galvanic erosion that can provide, e.g., improved endothelialization and therapeutic effects.


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Liliana Atanasoska, Jan Weber, Paul Grosso, Robert W Warner, Kasyap V Seethamraju: Medical devices for delivery of therapeutic agent in conjunction with galvanic corrosion. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, February 14, 2012: US08114148 (14 worldwide citation)

According to an aspect of the present invention, at least one ionic therapeutic agent is delivered from an implantable or insertable medical device that comprises an ion-conductive polymeric region that is disposed on a metallic region. The metallic region is in electrical contact with a dissimilar ...


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L Liliana Atanasoska, J Lee Shippy III, James Q Feng, Robert W Warner: Fibrous electrode material. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre & Benson, March 15, 2011: US07908016 (11 worldwide citation)

A biomimetic electrode material including a fibrous matrix including a conductive polymer and an ion conducting polymeric material is described. The biomimetic electrode material may be used in a number of body-implantable application including cardiac and neuro-stimulation applications. The biomime ...


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L Liliana Atanasoska, J Lee Shippy III, Tracee E J Eidenschink, Chandru Chandrasekaran: Conductive composite electrode material. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre & Benson, March 1, 2011: US07899552 (10 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead and body implantable electrode suitable for a variety of medical applications are disclosed. In general, the electrode includes a composite material having particles of pseudo-capacitive material, such as iridium oxide, dispersed within a polymer matrix including a polyelec ...


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Jan Weber, Liliana Atanasoska, Michele Zoromski: Endoprosthesis coating. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fish & Richardson P C, May 28, 2013: US08449603 (9 worldwide citation)

An endoprosthesis, e.g., a stent (e.g., a drug eluting stent), that includes a porous surface and hollow elements integrated with a coating on the surface and a method of making the same are disclosed.