US Patent No: 6,306,144

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Selective coating of a balloon catheter with lubricious material for stent deployment

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Abstract

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A predetermined arrangement of differentially lubricious areas on a balloon catheter for controlling against unexpected movement of a stent carried thereon when in situ in the body.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN4950

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Belovi, Annette Watertown, MA 7 153
Madenjian, Arthur R Winchester, MA 16 619
Seiber, Russ Brookline, MA 8 153
Sydney, Gregory T Sharon, MA 15 315

Cited Art Landscape

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5,032,113 Innerless catheter 161 1989
5,135,516 Lubricious antithrombogenic catheters, guidewires and coatings 228 1989
5,209,730 Method for placement of a balloon dilatation catheter across a stenosis and apparatus therefor 89 1989
5,100,381 Angioplasty catheter 110 1990
5,693,014 Balloon catheter 76 1995
5,490,839 Catheter balloon with retraction coating 98 1995
5,766,201 Expandable catheter 43 1995
6,187,013 Catheter with stent and method for the production of a catheter with stent 40 1996
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (2)
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MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (2)
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (2)
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TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
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ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
5,746,745 Balloon catheter 102 1996
 
CORVITA CORPORATION (1)
5,019,090 Radially expandable endoprosthesis and the like 737 1988
 
FOGARTY, THOMAS J. (1)
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Lathrotec, Inc. (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (1)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (52)
6,635,078 Coated stents with better gripping ability 10 2000
6,610,068 Non-flush over-the-wire catheter devices 22 2000
6,458,138 Selective coating of a balloon catheter with lubricious material for stent deployment 25 2001
6,890,348 Selective coating of a balloon catheter with lubricious material for stent deployment 16 2002
6,841,213 Fiber pattern printing 16 2002
7,476,214 Selective coating of a balloon catheter with lubricious material for stent deployment 1 2004
7,459,192 Fiber pattern printing 8 2004
8,840,660 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2006
8,089,029 Bioabsorbable metal medical device and method of manufacture 1 2006
8,043,673 Method to make tube-in-tube balloon 1 2006
8,187,620 Medical devices comprising a porous metal oxide or metal material and a polymer coating for delivering therapeutic agents 1 2006
8,048,150 Endoprosthesis having a fiber meshwork disposed thereon 2 2006
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7,976,915 Endoprosthesis with select ceramic morphology 1 2007
8,771,343 Medical devices with selective titanium oxide coatings 0 2007
8,002,823 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2007
7,942,926 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2007
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7,931,683 Articles having ceramic coated surfaces 14 2007
8,052,743 Endoprosthesis with three-dimensional disintegration control 0 2007
8,353,949 Medical devices with drug-eluting coating 1 2007
8,052,744 Medical devices and methods of making the same 2 2007
8,052,745 Endoprosthesis 0 2007
8,002,821 Bioerodible metallic ENDOPROSTHESES 3 2007
8,808,726 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2007
8,128,689 Bioerodible endoprosthesis with biostable inorganic layers 1 2007
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7,981,150 Endoprosthesis with coatings 7 2007
8,216,632 Endoprosthesis coating 0 2007
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8,080,055 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2007
8,431,149 Coated medical devices for abluminal drug delivery 1 2008
8,070,797 Medical device with a porous surface for delivery of a therapeutic agent 3 2008
7,998,192 Endoprostheses 3 2008
8,236,046 Bioerodible endoprosthesis 0 2008
8,221,822 Medical device coating by laser cladding 0 2008
7,985,252 Bioerodible endoprosthesis 4 2008
8,382,824 Medical implant having NANO-crystal grains with barrier layers of metal nitrides or fluorides 0 2008
8,071,156 Endoprostheses 1 2009
8,287,937 Endoprosthese 1 2009
8,449,603 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2009
8,231,980 Medical implants including iridium oxide 0 2009
8,481,139 High performance balloon catheter/component 0 2009
8,267,992 Self-buffering medical implants 0 2010
8,066,763 Drug-releasing stent with ceramic-containing layer 0 2010
8,574,615 Medical devices having nanoporous coatings for controlled therapeutic agent delivery 0 2010
8,157,854 Method and system for delivery of coated implants 0 2010
8,668,732 Surface treated bioerodible metal endoprostheses 0 2011
8,168,275 Tube-in-tube balloon 0 2011
8,715,339 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2011
 
LUTONIX, INC. (10)
8,414,909 Drug releasing coatings for medical devices 0 2007
8,414,525 Drug releasing coatings for medical devices 0 2008
8,425,459 Medical device rapid drug releasing coatings comprising a therapeutic agent and a contrast agent 0 2008
8,414,526 Medical device rapid drug releasing coatings comprising oils, fatty acids, and/or lipids 2 2008
8,430,055 Methods and apparatuses for coating balloon catheters 0 2009
8,414,910 Drug releasing coatings for medical devices 1 2010
8,403,910 Drug releasing coatings for medical devices 0 2011
8,404,300 Drug releasing coatings for medical devices 0 2011
8,366,660 Drug releasing coatings for medical devices 0 2011
8,366,662 Drug releasing coatings for medical devices 0 2011
 
WYETH (6)
7,261,735 Local drug delivery devices and methods for maintaining the drug coatings thereon 56 2001
8,303,609 Coated medical devices 0 2001
7,195,640 Coated medical devices for the treatment of vulnerable plaque 67 2002
7,300,662 Drug/drug delivery systems for the prevention and treatment of vascular disease 11 2004
8,236,048 Drug/drug delivery systems for the prevention and treatment of vascular disease 0 2004
8,182,527 Heparin barrier coating for controlled drug release 0 2004
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (3)
8,057,813 Multiple drug delivery from a balloon and a prosthesis 2 2005
8,431,145 Multiple drug delivery from a balloon and a prosthesis 0 2009
8,501,213 Multiple drug delivery from a balloon and a prosthesis 0 2012
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (3)
7,223,286 Local delivery of rapamycin for treatment of proliferative sequelae associated with PTCA procedures, including delivery using a modified stent 27 2004
7,229,473 Local delivery of rapamycin for treatment of proliferative sequelae associated with PTCA procedures, including delivery using a modified stent 24 2006
7,217,286 Local delivery of rapamycin for treatment of proliferative sequelae associated with PTCA procedures, including delivery using a modified stent 16 2006
 
HOLLISTER INCORPORATED (3)
8,323,255 Bowel management system 2 2009
8,123,732 Bowel management system 0 2009
8,801,683 Bowel management system 0 2011
 
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC. (2)
7,981,244 Catheter balloon having impregnated balloon skirt sections 1 2006
8,480,620 Coatings with tunable solubility profile for drug-coated balloon 0 2009
 
Mediplex Corporation, Korea (2)
6,702,850 Multi-coated drug-eluting stent for antithrombosis and antirestenosis 59 2002
7,638,158 Drug release from antithrombogenic multi-layer coated stent 0 2004
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
7,025,752 Reduced slippage balloon catheter and method of using same 13 2002
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESOURCES CORPORATION (1)
8,287,503 Balloon trocar 0 2007
 
Cardeon Corporation (1)
6,585,689 Aortic catheter and methods for inducing cardioplegic arrest and for selective aortic perfusion 13 2000
 
NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
7,407,507 Balloon catheter suited to kissing techniques 7 2004
 
REMON MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (1)
8,303,643 Method and device for electrochemical formation of therapeutic species in vivo 0 2010
 
STRYKER NV OPERATIONS LIMITED (1)
7,338,511 Solid embolic material with variable expansion 2 2002