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Eric P Berg, Ronald J Tuch, Michael Dror, Rodney G Wolff: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, November 7, 1995: US05464650 (867 worldwide citation)

A method for making an intravascular stent by applying to the body of a stent a solution which includes a solvent, a polymer dissolved in the solvent and a therapeutic substance dispersed in the solvent and then evaporating the solvent. The inclusion of a polymer in intimate contact with a drug on t ...


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Ronald J Tuch: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, April 29, 1997: US05624411 (566 worldwide citation)

A method for making an intravascular stent by applying to the body of a stent a therapeutic substance and then overcoating the therapeutic substance with a porous polymer. The inclusion of a porous polymer in intimate contact with a drug on the stent allows the drug to be retained on the stent durin ...


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Ronald J Tuch: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, October 21, 1997: US05679400 (548 worldwide citation)

A method for making an intravascular stent by applying to the body of a stent a solution which includes a solvent, a polymer dissolved in the solvent and a therapeutic substance dispersed in the solvent and then evaporating the solvent. The inclusion of a polymer in intimate contact with a drug on t ...


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Eric P Berg, Ronald J Tuch, Michael Dror, Rodney G Wolff: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, November 17, 1998: US05837008 (365 worldwide citation)

A method for making an intravascular stent by applying to the body of a stent a solution which includes a solvent, a polymer dissolved in the solvent and a therapeutic substance dispersed in the solvent and then evaporating the solvent. The inclusion of a polymer in intimate contact with a drug on t ...


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John E Shulze, Ronald E Betts, Douglas R Savage: Drug-delivery endovascular stent and method for treating restenosis. Sun Biomedical, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, September 6, 2005: US06939376 (182 worldwide citation)

An intravascular stent and method for inhibiting restenosis, following vascular injury, is disclosed. The stent has an expandable, linked-filament body and a drug-release coating formed on the stent-body filaments, for contacting the vessel injury site when the stent is placed in-situ in an expanded ...


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Julio C Palmaz, Eugene A Sprague: Intravascular stent and method for manufacturing an intravascular stent. Advanced Bio Prosthetic Surfaces, Ben D Tobor, Bracewell & Patterson L, February 20, 2001: US06190404 (136 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an intravascular stent wherein the intravascular stent has its inner surface treated to promote the migration of endothelial cells onto the inner surface of the intravascular stent. Particularly, the inner surface of the intravascular stent includes at least one groove. Meth ...


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Philip N Sawyer: Intravascular stent and method for conditioning the surfaces thereof. Interface Biomedical Laboratories, Pennie & Edmonds, September 6, 1994: US05344425 (99 worldwide citation)

An anti-turbulent, anti-thrombogenic intravascular stent of a helically shaped titanium or aluminum strip having an airfoil on internal surfaces thereof for increasing blood flow through the stent without creating areas of stagnant or turbulent flow therein. Also, a method for cleaning the stent for ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, July 21, 1998: US05782903 (72 worldwide citation)

A stent for providing support to a body lumen comprises a wire wound in a continuous winding into a generally cylindrical shape with the cylindrical shape terminating at one end in a closed loop of the wire and a line of elongated flexible material extending through the closed loop and looped back o ...


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Ronald E Betts, Douglas R Savage: Drug-delivery endovascular stent and method of forming the same. Biosensors International Group, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 1, 2010: US07727275 (47 worldwide citation)

An intravascular stent and method for inhibiting restenosis, following vascular injury, is disclosed. The stent has an expandable, linked-filament body and a drug-release coating formed on the stent-body filaments, for contacting the vessel injury site when the stent is placed in-situ in an expanded ...


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Timothy A Limon: Intravascular stent and method of use. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton, January 16, 2007: US07163553 (27 worldwide citation)

An expandable stent is implanted in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen for treating an area of vulnerable plaque. The invention provides for a an intravascular stent having a plurality of cylindrical rings connected by undulating links. The stent has a hi ...