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Sharon Mi Lyn Tan, Sonali Puri, Robert E Richard: Forming Embolic Particles. Fish & Richardson PC, February 26, 2009: US20090053318-A1

Methods of making polymer particles, as well as related particles, compositions, and methods are disclosed.


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Robert E Richard: Microspheres with surface projections. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson PC, March 12, 2009: US20090068279-A1

Methods of making polymer particles, as well as related particles, compositions, and methods are disclosed.


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Robert E Richard: Injectable Particles. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, April 9, 2009: US20090092547-A1

According to an aspect of the invention, injectable polymeric particles are provided which contain branched poly(vinyl alcohol). Other aspects of the invention pertain to methods of making such particles. Still other aspects of the invention pertain to injectable compositions that comprise such part ...


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Robert E Richard, Goldi Kaul, John O Gara, Robert G Whirley, Syed Askari: Cross-linked polymer particles. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson PC, April 9, 2009: US20090092676-A1

Cross-linked polymer particles, as well as related compositions and methods, are disclosed.


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Robert E Richard: Multi-component particles for injection and processes for forming the same. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, April 9, 2009: US20090092677-A1

In accordance with one aspect of the invention, novel compositions containing injectable particles are provided in which the injectable particles contain at least two polymeric components that differ in composition from one another (e.g., because at least one polymeric component contains a polymer t ...


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Robert E Richard: Using supercritical fluids to infuse therapeutic on a medical device. Kenyon & Kenyon, March 6, 2003: US20030044514-A1

A method of coating a medical device is provided. The method includes interfacing a therapeutic with a supercritical fluid and transferring the therapeutic from the supercritical fluid that has been interfaced with the therapeutic to the medical device. An article of manufacture is also provided. Th ...


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Marlene C Schwarz, Robert E Richard, Sheng Ping Zhong: Medical articles having therapeutic-agent-containing regions formed from coalesced polymer particles. Mayer Fortkort & Williams PC, October 27, 2005: US20050239508-A1

Medical articles, such as drug-releasing patches or implantable or insertable medical devices, which are made up of a medical article substrate and a therapeutic-agent-containing region. The therapeutic-agent-containing region is made up of (i) a water-dispersible therapeutic agent therapeutic agent ...


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Frederick H Strickler, Robert E Richard: Medical devices containing radiation resistant block copolymer. Mayer Fortkort & Williams PC, January 19, 2006: US20060013849-A1

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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Robert E Richard: Medical devices having conductive substrate and covalently bonded coating layer. Mayer Fortkort & Williams PC, January 19, 2006: US20060013853-A1

The present invention provides a medical device comprising an electrically conductive substrate and a coating layer that covers at least a portion of the electrically conductive substrate, wherein the coating layer comprises a polymer that is made by a process that comprises (a) electrochemically li ...


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Frederick H Strickler, Robert E Richard: Medical devices containing copolymers with graft copolymer endblocks for drug delivery. Mayer Fortkort & Williams PC, January 19, 2006: US20060013854-A1

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 ...