US Patent No: 8,226,603

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Expandable member having a covering formed of a fibrous matrix for intraluminal drug delivery

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The present invention generally relates to an intraluminal catheter device for use in angioplasty and delivery of a therapeutic agent. Particularly, the present invention is directed to a catheter having an expandable member having a therapeutic agent disposed thereon and a fibrous matrix covering for delivering a therapeutic agent and methods of using the same.

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ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC.SANTA CLARA, CA826

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Newhauser, Richard R Redwood City, US 15 112
Stamberg, Barbara San Jose, US 6 157
Stankus, John Campbell, US 70 510
Von, Oepen Randolf Los Altos Hills, US 162 2695
Yribarren, Travis R San Mateo, US 45 337

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