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Marlene C Schwarz: Implantable or insertable medical devices for controlled delivery of a therapeutic agent. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham Esq, September 12, 2006: US07105175 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to novel implantable or insertable medical devices that provide controlled release of a therapeutic agent. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a therapeutic-agent-releasing medical device is provided, which comprises: (a) an implantable or insertabl ...


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Marlene C Schwarz, Stanley Tocker: Mechanical and acoustical suspension coating of medical implants. SciMed Life Systems, Kenyon & Kenyon, May 4, 2004: US06730349 (49 worldwide citation)

The present invention has several plausible embodiments. In one embodiment an apparatus for coating a medical device is provided. This apparatus includes a coating chamber, a vibrating structure within the coating chamber the vibrating structure capable of suspending a medical device positioned in t ...


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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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Marlene C Schwarz, Robert E Richard: Multiphase polymeric drug release region. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, May 10, 2011: US07939094 (18 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for modulating the rate of release of a therapeutic agent from a release region, which constitutes at least a portion of an implantable or insertable medical device and which controls the rate at which the therapeutic is released from the medical device. The method comprises: (a ...


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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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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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Leonard Pinchuk, Sepideh Hashemi, Marlene C Schwarz, Kalpana Kamath, Ni Ding: Drug delivery compositions and medical devices containing block copolymer. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, Keum J Park Esq, David B Bonham Esq, November 24, 2009: US07622530 (4 worldwide citation)

A composition for delivery of a therapeutic agent is provided. The composition comprises: (a) a biocompatible block copolymer comprising one or more elastomeric blocks and one or more thermoplastic blocks and (b) a therapeutic agent, wherein the block copolymer is loaded with the therapeutic agent. ...


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Marlene C Schwarz, Stanley Tocker: Mechanical and acoustical suspension coating of medical implants. Boston Scientific Scimed, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 5, 2008: US07407551 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention has several plausible embodiments. In one embodiment an apparatus for coating a medical device is provided. This apparatus includes a coating chamber, a vibrating structure within the coating chamber the vibrating structure capable of suspending a medical device positioned in t ...


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Marlene C Schwarz: Implantable or insertable medical devices for controlled delivery of a therapeutic agent. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & William PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, March 8, 2011: US07901702 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to novel implantable or insertable medical devices that provide controlled release of a therapeutic agent. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a therapeutic-agent-releasing medical device is provided, which comprises: (a) an implantable or insertabl ...


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Marlene C Schwarz: Method and apparatus for coating a medical device using a coating head. Boston Scientific Scimed, Kenyon & Kenyon, May 13, 2008: US07371424 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for coating surface of medical devices using coating heads are disclosed. In one embodiment, the invention includes a coating method using a coating head, wherein the coating head comprises at least one outlet orifice from which flows a coating material, to deposit at least o ...