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Syed F A Hossainy, Mark B Roller, Gerard H Llanos, Gregory A Kopia: Process for coating stents. Ethicon, November 28, 2000: US06153252 (756 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for coating stents having a first and second surface with passages there between to avoid blockage and bridging of the passages. The process comprises contacting the stent with a liquid coating solution containing a film forming biocompatible polymer under conditions suitable t ...


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Daniel Castro, Steven Wu, Kevin L Woolbright, Kurt W Scheinpflug, Syed F A Hossainy, Li Chen: Apparatus and method for depositing a coating onto a surface of a prosthesis. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, May 28, 2002: US06395326 (549 worldwide citation)

A patterned coating on a prosthesis, for example a stent, and a method for forming the coating are disclosed. Additionally, an apparatus for forming the patterned coating is disclosed.


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Jeffrey A Hubbell, Chandrashekhar P Pathak, Amarpreet S Sawhney, Neil P Desai, Jennifer L Hill, Syed F A Hossainy: Gels for encapsulation of biological materials. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Arnall Golden & Gregory, January 12, 1999: US05858746 (491 worldwide citation)

Water soluble macromers are modified by addition of free radical polymerizable groups, such as those containing a carbon-carbon double or triple bond, which can be polymerized under mild conditions to encapsulate tissues, cells, or biologically active materials. The polymeric materials are particula ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Li Chen: Porous prosthesis and a method of depositing substances into the pores. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron Kerrigan Squire Sanders and Dempsey L, April 30, 2002: US06379381 (460 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis, for example a stent, is provided that is capable of being loaded with substances. In one example, the prosthesis is a cylindrical-shaped body having depots or pores formed thereon. The depots can be formed at preselected locations on the body of the prosthesis and can have ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Li Chen: Porous prosthesis and a method of depositing substances into the pores. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron Kerrigan Esq, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, September 11, 2001: US06287628 (367 worldwide citation)

A porous implantable prosthesis is loaded with a substance for subsequent application to biological tissues. A method according to loading the substance to the porous prosthesis is provided. A first fluid in combination with an added substance is applied to the porous prosthesis. During the applicat ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Li Chen: Method for etching a micropatterned microdepot prosthesis. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron Kerrigan Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, May 6, 2003: US06558733 (318 worldwide citation)

An implantable prosthesis, for example a stent, is provided having one or more micropatterned microdepots formed in the stent. Depots are formed in the prosthesis via chemical etching and laser fabrication methods, including combinations thereof. They are formed at preselected locations on the body ...


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Stephen D Pacetti, Syed F A Hossainy: Diffusion barrier layer for implantable devices. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, December 16, 2003: US06663662 (314 worldwide citation)

A diffusion barrier for an implantable device, such as a stent, carrying a therapeutic or bioactive substance is disclosed. The diffusion barrier reduces the rate at which the therapeutic or bioactive substance is released from the device. The diffusion barrier can be made from a polymeric material ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Debbie Sanders Millare, Steven Z Wu: Method of forming a therapeutic coating onto a surface of an implantable prosthesis. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, September 17, 2002: US06451373 (307 worldwide citation)

A method of coating an implantable prosthesis by applying a composition including a therapeutic substance and a fluid to the prosthesis and removing the fluid is disclosed. The fluid is not capable of significantly dissolving the therapeutic substance. A second fluid in which the therapeutic substan ...


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Syed F A Hossainy: Method for coating an implantable device and system for performing the method. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron Kerrigan, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, April 29, 2003: US06555157 (305 worldwide citation)

Methods of coating an implantable device and a system for performing such methods are disclosed. An embodiment of the method includes applying a coating substance to the surface of an implantable device, and rotating the implantable device in a centrifuge. The method can uniformly coat the implantab ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Jacqueline Ghio, Li Chen: Implantable device having substances impregnated therein and a method of impregnating the same. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, July 1, 2003: US06585765 (289 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of impregnating an implantable device, such as a vascular graft or a covering adapted to be disposed over a prosthesis. The substances may be impregnated within the implantable device as a passive coating or as a delivery matrix for a therapeutic substance. Al ...