SURFACE SEALING FOR IMPLANTS

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United States of America

APP PUB NO 20200023100A1
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16488792

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The present invention relates to an implant for insertion in a body lumen, wherein at least a portion of the surface is arranged to contact a wall of the body lumen and/or bodily fluid flowing through the lumen when the implant is inserted in the body lumen. The abovementioned portion of surface is covered with a surface sealing which is designed to dissolve within about 30 seconds when inserting the implant in the body lumen, such that this portion of surface is exposed to the body lumen. The present invention also relates to a method of manufacturing an implant as above described, comprising the steps of obtaining an implant with a surface; providing at least a portion of such surface with target characteristics; and covering such at least a portion of surface with a surface sealing to preserve the target characteristics. The present invention also refers to an implant set comprising an implant as defined and to a use of such an implant for treating an animal or a human body, wherein the treatment procedure comprises dissolving the surface sealing covering at least a portion of a surface of the implant by flushing the surface with a dissolving solution.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Buzzi, Stefano Birmensdorf, CH 7 2
Mäder, Armin W Richterswil, CH 8 5
Zucker, Arik Zürich, CH 34 297

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