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Brian Thomas
Hawkins Michael E, Pletcher Dirk L, Thomas Brian, Zhang Kai, Brinkerhuff Hallie E: Methods of preparing hydrogel coatings. Zimmer, Hawkins Michael E, Pletcher Dirk L, Thomas Brian, Zhang Kai, Brinkerhuff Hallie E, DAVIDSON Kristi L, October 4, 2007: WO/2007/112305 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides hydrogel coated, implantable medical devices and 10 methods of coating hydrogels onto implantable medical devices. In one embodiment, a hydrogel coated medical device is formed by 12 physically treating a surface of the medical device, 14 chemically treating the surfac ...


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Ding Ni, Trinh Tuyethoa Thi, Raeder Devens Jennifer E: Drug-releasing coatings for medical devices. Schneider Usa, November 25, 1998: EP0879595-A2 (242 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to medical devices having a drug-releasing coating and methods for making such coated devices. The coating permits timed or prolonged pharmacological activity on the surface of medical devices through a reservoir concept. Specifically, the coating comprises at least two lay ...


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Llanos Gerard H, Roller Mark B, Scopelianos Angelo: Coating for medical devices. Ethicon, April 3, 2002: EP1192957-A2 (223 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes biocompatible coatings and films for use on implantable medical devices and medical devices containing such coatings and films applied to a surface thereof, which coatings/films are present on the device in an amount effective to provide an inert surface to be in conta ...


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Drumheller Paul D: Materials and methods for the immobilization of bioactive species onto polymeric substrates. Gore Enterprise Holdings, April 28, 1999: EP0910584-A1 (191 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to support members having surfaces that are rendered hydrophilic for use as a substrate for the immobilization of bioactive species thereon. The hydrophilic surfaces are chemically stable on the support member. The surfaces are also chemically variable to provide a ...


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Zilberman Meital, Kloog Yoel, Kraitzer Amir, Elsner Jonathan: Drug-eluting medical devices. Ramot At Tel Aviv University, Zilberman Meital, Kloog Yoel, Kraitzer Amir, Elsner Jonathan, Ge Ehrlich, December 17, 2009: WO/2009/150650 (162 worldwide citation)

Composite structures composed of a device as a core structure, being a medical device or article, and a porous polymeric coat and designed capable of encapsulating bioactive agents while retaining the activity of these agents are disclosed. Further disclosed are processes of preparing such composite ...


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Fox Charles L Jr, Modak Shanta M, Sampath Lester A: Infection-resistant compositions, medical devices and surfaces and methods for preparing and using same.. Univ Columbia, August 16, 1989: EP0328421-A2 (144 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing an infection-resistant medical device comprising one or more matrix-forming polymers selected from the group consisting of biomedical polyurethane, biomedical silicones and biodegradable polymers, and antimicrobial agents, especially a synergistic combination of a silver salt a ...


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Schmitt Peter J: Woven synthetic vascular graft. Meadox Medicals, March 11, 1992: GB2247696-A (129 worldwide citation)

A ravel-resistant, self-supporting woven synthetic fabric tubular vascular graft includes a fusible fiber (25) in the filling yarn so that on heat-treatment the fusible fibres bond to the warp yarns to prevent unravelling. The graft is woven from multifilament polyester warp yarns which can be textu ...


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Griffith May, Carlsson David J, Li Fengfu: Bio-synthetic matrix and uses thereof. Ottawa Health Research Institute, National Research Council Of Canada, Griffith May, Carlsson David J, Li Fengfu, sOsler Hoskin Suite 1500 50 O Connor Street Ottawa Ontario K1P 6L2, February 19, 2004: WO/2004/014969 (50 worldwide citation)

A bio-synthetic matrix comprising a hydrogel which is formed by cross-linking a synthetic polymer and a bio-polymer is provided. The matrix is robust, biocompatible and non-cytotoxic and is capable of supporting cell in-growth in vivo. The matrix can be tailored to further comprise one or more bioac ...


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Article having a low coefficient of friction hydrophilic coating and a method of providing the coating. Biosearch Medical Prod, October 21, 1981: GB1600963-A (50 worldwide citation)

A substrate is coated with a polyvinylpyrollidone-polyurethane interpolymer. In the method, a polyisocyanate and a polyurethane in a solvent such as methyl ethyl ketone are applied to a substrate and the solvent evaporated. If the substrate is a polyurethane, only the polyisocyanate need be employed ...


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Slepian Marvin, Massia Stephen P: Local polymeric gel cellular therapy. Slepian Marvin J, Massia Stephen P, July 31, 1996: EP0723462-A1 (46 worldwide citation)

A method for providing a synthetic barrier made of biocompatible polymeric materials in vivo which involves application of a material to a tissue or cellular surface such as the interior surface of a blood vessel, tissue lumen or other hollow space, is disclosed herein. The material may also be appl ...