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James E Shapland, Mark B Knudson, Jin Shimada: Drug delivery apparatus and method. CorTrak Medical, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, February 15, 1994: US05286254 (568 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery apparatus and method for delivering a drug locally to internal body tissue. The invention contemplates positioning a drug delivery device in a body passageway or within body tissue and then selectively introducing a selected drug so that it is transported across a drug transport wall ...


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Joseph Gross, John G Kelly: Intradermal drug delivery device and method for intradermal delivery of drugs. Elan Medical Technologies, Mary L Severson, June 18, 1996: US05527288 (531 worldwide citation)

An intradermal drug delivery device for delivering a liquid drug to a subject via the subject's skin includes a housing having a lower surface provided with an adhesive coating for adhering the housing to the subject's skin. An expansible-contractible chamber within the housing defines a reservoir w ...


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Gilad Lavi, Gil Yigal, Izrail Tsals, Joseph Gross: Drug delivery systems and methods. Elan Pharma International, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, November 11, 2003: US06645181 (471 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a drug delivery device for mixing and delivering a drug by injection. The device includes a housing having a first port or opening therein that receives a first container that contains a fluid or powdered drug, for example a lyophilized drug. The housing can also inc ...


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Gregory A McClelland, Gaylen M Zentner: Swelling modulated polymeric drug delivery device. Merck & Co, Donald J Perrella, Melvin Winokur, Joseph F DiPrima, June 9, 1992: US05120548 (438 worldwide citation)

A controlled release drug delivery device, comprised of swellable polymers, whose degree of swelling in an environment of use is controlled by swelling modulators blended within the polymers, is disclosed. The swelling modulators can include buffers, osmagents, surfactants or combinations thereof su ...


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Jeffery I Joseph, Marc C Torjman: Implantable drug delivery catheter system with capillary interface. Thomas Jefferson University, Drinker Biddle & Reath, October 29, 2002: US06471689 (435 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a drug delivery device which is implantable within a mammal and adapted for long-term efficient drug delivery to surrounding tissue. The drug delivery device is part of a drug delivery system that includes a catheter and a drug feed system. The drug delivery device i ...


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Izrail Tsals, Joseph Gross, Gilad Lavi: Cartridge-based drug delivery device. Elan Medical Technologies, Kathleen L Maher, January 12, 1999: US05858001 (427 worldwide citation)

A liquid drug delivery device is adapted to be adhered to the skin of a subject by a base member defining a skin-contacting surface having an adhesive coating. A columnar cartridge serves as reservoir for the drug and is incorporated in a housing which is connected to the base member such that in us ...


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James E Shapland, Mark B Knudson, Jin Shimada: Phoretic balloon catheter with hydrogel coating. Cortrak Medical, Moore & Hansen, May 13, 1997: US05628730 (401 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery apparatus and method for delivering a drug locally to internal body tissue. The invention contemplates positioning a drug delivery device in a body passageway or within body tissue and then selectively introducing a selected drug so that it is transported across a drug transport wall ...


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Joseph Gross, John Gerard Kelly: Intradermal drug delivery device. Elan Corporation, Kathleen L Maher, December 7, 1999: US05997501 (390 worldwide citation)

An intradermal drug delivery device comprises a housing (301a, 301b) having a drug reservoir (312) therewithin and a gas generation chamber (313) separated from the reservoir (312) by a displaceable membrane (311). A microprocessor-controlled electrolytic cell (316a, 316b, 319) provides gas to expan ...


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David A Lee: Drug delivery device. Samuels Gauthier Stevens & Kehoe, September 5, 1989: US04863457 (386 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a medical device and a method of using the device to deliver a continuous controlled supply of a medication to a specific internal site. Specifically, the invention comprises an inert, biodegradable implant impregnated with one or more therapeutic agents designed to provide ...


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Paul Ashton, Roy A Patchell, Jon Cooper, Byron A Young: Implantable refillable controlled release device to deliver drugs directly to an internal portion of the body. Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, November 17, 1998: US05836935 (372 worldwide citation)

An implantable, refillable, rate-controlled drug delivery device, with a hollow reservoir, and a drug delivery tube communicating with the hollow reservoir. The drug delivery tube includes at least one rate-limiting permeable membrane which regulates drug delivery. A method of controlling the delive ...