An ethylene vinyl alcohol coating for an implantable device or prosthesis, such as a stent, is provided. Compositions are also provided for coating the implantable device. The compositions can include an ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer added to an iso-propyl alcohol (IPA)/water solvent. Active agen ...
A metal prosthesis or metallic stent having a coating of expandable polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) adhered thereto by way of an intermediate laminate containing a primer chemically bonded to the metallic surface over which FEP, a copolymer, is applied.
A composition comprising an ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer and a dimethyl acetamide solvent is provided for forming a coating on prostheses such as stents. The composition can include an active agent or therapeutic substance. Methods are also provided for coating the stents.
A stent mandrel fixture for supporting a stent during the electrostatic application of a coating substance is provided.
Embodiments of coatings for implantable medical devices, such as stents, are disclosed. The devices may include at least one structural element having an abluminal side, luminal side, and sidewalls between the abluminal and luminal sides. The coating may include at least two continuous coating layer ...
A nozzle for use in a coating apparatus for the application of a coating substance to a stent is provided.
A coating and drying apparatus for the application of a coating substance to a stent and drying the stent is provided.
Various embodiments of methods and devices for coating stents are described herein.