Implantable medical device with drug filled holes

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7208011
APP PUB NO 20030068355A1
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10253020

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The present invention relates to implantable medical devices for delivery of therapeutic agents, such as drugs, to a patient. More particularly, the invention relates to a device having therapeutic agents protected by a protective layer that prevents or retards processes that deactivate or degrade the active agents.

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CONOR MEDSYSTEMS, INC.NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ10

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Parker, Theodore L Danville, CA 101 2399
Shanley, John F Redwood City, CA 137 3441

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