Nanoshells on polymers

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8017237
APP PUB NO 20070298257A1
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11473822

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Nano-constructs comprising nanoshells and methods of using the nano-constructs for treating or ameliorating a medical condition are provided.

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ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC.SANTA CLARA, CA964

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Davalian, Dariush San Jose, US 64 437
Hossainy, Syed F A Fremont, US 222 10399
Ludwig, Florian Niklas Mountain View, US 27 173
Pacetti, Stephen D San Jose, US 332 9059

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5693376 Method for plasma source ion implantation and deposition for cylindrical surfaces 67 1995
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (5)
5462990 Multifunctional organic polymers 265 1993
5858746 Gels for encapsulation of biological materials 500 1995
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6596296 Drug releasing biodegradable fiber implant 293 2000
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5537729 Method of making ultra thin walled wire reinforced endotracheal tubing 74 1993
5756476 Inhibition of cell proliferation using antisense oligonucleotides 242 1994
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5876433 Stent and method of varying amounts of heparin coated thereon to control treatment 280 1996
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6099561 Vascular and endoluminal stents with improved coatings 340 1998
6120847 Surface treatment method for stent coating 255 1999
6107416 Polymer coatings grafted with polyethylene oxide chains containing covalently bonded bio-active agents 122 1999
6419692 Surface protection method for stents and balloon catheters for drug delivery 407 1999
6284333 Medical devices made from polymer blends containing low melting temperature liquid crystal polymers 136 1999
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6156373 Medical device coating methods and devices 152 1999
6231600 Stents with hybrid coating for medical devices 420 1999
6168617 Stent delivery system 136 1999
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6159227 Balloon catheter with stent securement means 56 1999
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6554854 Process for laser joining dissimilar metals and endoluminal stent with radiopaque marker produced thereby 114 1999
6447835 Method of coating polymeric tubes used in medical devices 74 2000
6387118 Non-crimped stent delivery system 114 2000
6284305 Drug coating with topcoat 297 2000
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6335029 Polymeric coatings for controlled delivery of active agents 504 1998
 
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RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (4)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (4)
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MEDINOL LTD. (3)
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KATAOKA, KAZUNORI (1)
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6180632 Quinoline and quinoxaline compounds which inhibit platelet-derived growth factor and/or p56lck tyrosine kinases 217 1998
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6528526 Quinoline and quinoxaline compounds which inhibit platelet-derived growth factor and/or p56lck tyrosine kinases 185 2000
6482834 Quinoline and quinoxaline compounds which inhibit platelet-derived growth factor and/or p56lck tyrosine kinases 202 2001
 
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5649951 Zirconium oxide and zirconium nitride coated stents 149 1995
 
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5364354 Exchangeable integrated-wire balloon catheter 97 1992
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5441515 Ratcheting stent 557 1993
5496346 Reinforced balloon dilatation catheter with slitted exchange sleeve and method 405 1993
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5423885 Stent capable of attachment within a body lumen 473 1993
5458615 Stent delivery system 457 1993
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5599301 Motor control system for an automatic catheter inflation system 170 1993
5443458 Multilayered biodegradable stent and method of manufacture 394 1993
5556413 Coiled stent with locking ends 345 1994
5443500 Intravascular stent 515 1994
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5632840 Method of making metal reinforced polymer stent 259 1995
5593434 Stent capable of attachment within a body lumen 342 1995
5618299 Ratcheting stent 323 1995
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5893852 Stent crimping tool and method of use 108 1998
5976182 Balloon-expandable, crush-resistant locking stent and method of loading the same 154 1998
5947993 Stent crimping tool and method of use 58 1998
6125523 Stent crimping tool and method of use 150 1998
6193727 System for removably securing a stent on a catheter assembly and method of use 34 1999
5976155 System for removably securing a stent on a catheter assembly and method of use 206 1999
6066156 Temperature activated adhesive for releasably attaching stents to balloons 122 1999
6312459 Stent design for use in small vessels 209 1999
6283947 Local drug delivery injection catheter 321 1999
6569193 Tapered self-expanding stent 150 1999
6217586 Catheter and method for a stent delivery system 44 1999
6287628 Porous prosthesis and a method of depositing substances into the pores 381 1999
6379381 Porous prosthesis and a method of depositing substances into the pores 463 1999
6203551 Chamber for applying therapeutic substances to an implant device 322 1999
6277110 Method of crimping an intravascular stent onto a balloon catheter 41 1999
6605114 Heparin delivery method 37 1999
6251136 Method of layering a three-coated stent using pharmacological and polymeric agents 371 1999
6713119 Biocompatible coating for a prosthesis and a method of forming the same 219 1999
6283949 Refillable implantable drug delivery pump 272 1999
6494862 Substance delivery apparatus and a method of delivering a therapeutic substance to an anatomical passageway 266 1999
6375826 Electro-polishing fixture and electrolyte solution for polishing stents and method 150 2000
6582417 Methods and apparatuses for radiation treatment 53 2000
6527801 Biodegradable drug delivery material for stent 357 2000
6510722 Stent crimping tool for producing a grooved crimp 65 2000
6245076 Temperature activated adhesive for releasably attaching stents to balloons 120 2000
6395326 Apparatus and method for depositing a coating onto a surface of a prosthesis 536 2000
6585765 Implantable device having substances impregnated therein and a method of impregnating the same 287 2000
6503954 Biocompatible carrier containing actinomycin D and a method of forming the same 250 2000
6555157 Method for coating an implantable device and system for performing the method 304 2000
6574851 Stent made by rotational molding or centrifugal casting and method for making the same 113 2000
6451373 Method of forming a therapeutic coating onto a surface of an implantable prosthesis 307 2000
6585926 Method of manufacturing a porous balloon 210 2000
6485512 Two-stage light curable stent and delivery system 153 2000
6254632 Implantable medical device having protruding surface structures for drug delivery and cover attachment 530 2000
6716444 Barriers for polymer-coated implantable medical devices and methods for making the same 314 2000
6506437 Methods of coating an implantable device having depots formed in a surface thereof 390 2000
6558733 Method for etching a micropatterned microdepot prosthesis 324 2000
6783793 Selective coating of medical devices 87 2000
6758859 Increased drug-loading and reduced stress drug delivery device 290 2000
6749626 Actinomycin D for the treatment of vascular disease 171 2000
6504307 Application of variable bias voltage on a cylindrical grid enclosing a target 35 2000
2001/0007,083 Device and active component for inhibiting formation of thrombus-inflammatory cell matrix 231 2000
6524232 Method for radioactive stent delivery 30 2000
6824559 Ethylene-carboxyl copolymers as drug delivery matrices 79 2000
2002/0120,326 Ethylene-carboxyl copolymers as drug delivery matrices 146 2000
6544543 Periodic constriction of vessels to treat ischemic tissue 216 2000
6503556 Methods of forming a coating for a prosthesis 286 2000
6540776 Sheath for a prosthesis and methods of forming the same 247 2000
6565599 Hybrid stent 143 2000
6663662 Diffusion barrier layer for implantable devices 314 2000
6759054 Ethylene vinyl alcohol composition and coating 161 2000
6790228 Coating for implantable devices and a method of forming the same 263 2000
2001/0014,717 Coating for implantable devices and a method of forming the same 231 2000
2002/0087,123 Adhesion of heparin-containing coatings to blood-contacting surfaces of medical devices 202 2001
6346110 Chamber for applying therapeutic substances to an implantable device 224 2001
6544223 Balloon catheter for delivering therapeutic agents 303 2001
6544582 Method and apparatus for coating an implantable device 277 2001
6645195 Intraventricularly guided agent delivery system and method of use 156 2001
6740040 Ultrasound energy driven intraventricular catheter to treat ischemia 179 2001
6689099 Local drug delivery injection catheter 159 2001
6623448 Steerable drug delivery device 328 2001
6645135 Intravascular catheter device and method for simultaneous local delivery of radiation and a therapeutic substance 192 2001
6780424 Controlled morphologies in polymer drug for release of drugs from polymer films 126 2001
2002/0142,039 Controlled morphologies in polymer drug for release of drugs from polymer films 147 2001
6625486 Method and apparatus for intracellular delivery of an agent 162 2001
6764505 Variable surface area stent 354 2001
6712845 Coating for a stent and a method of forming the same 319 2001
2002/0155,212 Coating for a stent and a method of forming the same 253 2001
6660034 Stent for increasing blood flow to ischemic tissues and a method of using the same 284 2001
6656506 Microparticle coated medical device 231 2001
2002/0188,277 Medicated stents for the treatment of vascular disease 158 2001
6605154 Stent mounting device 227 2001
6743462 Apparatus and method for coating implantable devices 228 2001
2002/0183,581 Radiation or drug delivery source with activity gradient to minimize edge effects 229 2001
6679980 Apparatus for electropolishing a stent 140 2001
6666880 Method and system for securing a coated stent to a balloon catheter 179 2001
6481262 Stent crimping tool 75 2001
6572644 Stent mounting device and a method of using the same to coat a stent 236 2001
6695920 Mandrel for supporting a stent and a method of using the mandrel to coat a stent 259 2001
6565659 Stent mounting assembly and a method of using the same to coat a stent 266 2001
6673154 Stent mounting device to coat a stent 204 2001
6673385 Methods for polymeric coatings stents 220 2001
6527863 Support device for a stent and a method of using the same to coat a stent 261 2001
6585755 Polymeric stent suitable for imaging by MRI and fluoroscopy 384 2001
6706013 Variable length drug delivery catheter 178 2001
6753071 Rate-reducing membrane for release of an agent 321 2001
2003/0073,961 MEDICAL DEVICE CONTAINING LIGHT-PROTECTED THERAPEUTIC AGENT AND A METHOD FOR FABRICATING THEREOF 184 2001
6676700 Stent with radiopaque core 60 2001
2003/0097,088 Coatings for drug delivery devices 153 2001
6663880 Permeabilizing reagents to increase drug delivery and a method of local delivery 208 2001
6709514 Rotary coating apparatus for coating implantable medical devices 180 2001
6616765 Apparatus and method for depositing a coating onto a surface of a prosthesis 254 2002
6733768 Composition for coating an implantable prosthesis 157 2002
6723120 Medicated porous metal prosthesis 239 2002
2004/0054,104 Coatings for drug delivery devices comprising modified poly(ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) 167 2002
2004/0063,805 Coatings for implantable medical devices and methods for fabrication thereof 188 2002
6818063 Stent mandrel fixture and method for minimizing coating defects 176 2002
2004/0072,922 Rate limiting barriers for implantable medical devices 166 2002
2004/0086,542 Coating for implantable devices and a method of forming the same 193 2002
2004/0127,970 Polymer link hybrid stent 107 2002
6860946 System for the process of coating implantable medical devices 61 2003
6846323 Intravascular stent 191 2003
2004/0052,858 Microparticle coated medical device 165 2003
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