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Yung Ming Chen, Ashok Shah, Vinayak D Bhat, Syed F A Hossainy, Daryush Mirzaee, Evgenia Mandrusov, Deborra Sanders Millare, Judy A Guruwaiya: Ethylene vinyl alcohol composition and coating. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron K Kerrigan, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, July 6, 2004: US06759054 (158 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Yung Ming Chen: Metal prosthesis coated with expandable ePTFE. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, January 6, 2004: US06673105 (106 worldwide citation)

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.


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Yung Ming Chen, Syed F A Hossainy, Deborra Sanders Millare, Wouter E Roorda, Ashok A Shah: Ethylene vinyl alcohol-dimethyl acetamide composition and a method of coating a stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron K Kerrigan, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, November 16, 2004: US06818247 (38 worldwide citation)

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.


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Yung Ming Chen, Fuh Wei Tang: Apparatus and method for electrostatic coating of an abluminal stent surface. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, June 30, 2009: US07553377 (26 worldwide citation)

A stent mandrel fixture for supporting a stent during the electrostatic application of a coating substance is provided.


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Stephen Dirk Pacetti, Jessica DesNoyer, Yung Ming Chen, Lothar Kleiner, Syed F A Hossainy: Abluminal, multilayer coating constructs for drug-delivery stents. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, December 15, 2009: US07632307 (20 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Yung Ming Chen, Stephen James Guittard, Joe Broeckert: Nozzle for use in coating a stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, March 4, 2008: US07338557 (19 worldwide citation)

A nozzle for use in a coating apparatus for the application of a coating substance to a stent is provided.


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