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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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Michael Dror, Paul Trescony: Releasable coatings on balloon catheters. Medtronic, April 7, 1992: US05102402 (441 worldwide citation)

Balloon catheters are prepared to include a coating of body affecting chemicals on the exterior of the balloon. The coating releases from the balloon when the balloon is inflated into contact with the lumen to be treated. The device provides accurate placement of the dosage required at the location ...


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Robert S Schwartz, John Bresnahan, Rebecca M Bergman, Arthur J Coury, Elaine Lindell, Vincent W Hull, Michael Dror: Intravascular radially expandable stent. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, August 22, 1995: US05443496 (378 worldwide citation)

A radially expandable stent for implantation within a body lumen having a generally cylindrical body with open proximal and distal ends, the cylindrical body comprising a plurality of metal elements joined to allow flexing of the cylindrical body along the longitudinal axis of the body whereby the s ...


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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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Vincent W Hull, Robert S Schwartz, Michael Dror: Releasable microcapsules on balloon catheters. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, April 13, 1999: US05893840 (214 worldwide citation)

Balloon catheters are prepared to include body affecting chemicals within microcapsules on the exterior of the balloon either alone or with a stent. The coating releases from the balloon when the balloon is inflated into contact with the lumen to be treated. The device provides accurate placement of ...


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Thomas Q Dinh, Michael Dror, Robert S Schwartz: Method for preventing restenosis. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, September 10, 1996: US05554182 (182 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal stent comprising fibrin and heparin is capable of providing a treatment of restenosis.


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Thomas Q Dinh, Michael Dror, Robert S Schwartz: Method of making an intraluminal stent. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, November 5, 1996: US05571166 (171 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal stent comprising fibrin and heparin is capable of providing a treatment of restenosis.


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Rodney R Amundson, Vincent W Hull, Michael Dror, Robert S Schwartz: Drug delivery balloon catheter with line of weakness. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, June 28, 1994: US05324261 (160 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter includes a sheath surrounding the balloon, the sheath having a longitudinal line of weakness and a drug-containing viscous matrix material intermediate between the balloon and the sheath such that when the balloon is positioned and inflated in the body lumen it causes the sheath t ...


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Rodney R Amundson, Vincent W Hull, Michael Dror, Robert S Schwartz: Method for making a drug delivery balloon catheter. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, December 6, 1994: US05370614 (136 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter includes a sheath surrounding the balloon, the sheath having a longitudinal line of weakness and a drug-containing viscous matrix material intermediate between the balloon and the sheath such that when the balloon is positioned and inflated in the body lumen it causes the sheath t ...


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Thomas Q Dinh, Ronald J Tuch, Michael Dror: Method of making an intraluminal stent. Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, April 23, 1996: US05510077 (125 worldwide citation)

An intraluminal stent comprising fibrin treatment of restenosis is provided by a two stage molding process.