Microparticle coated medical device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8603536
APP PUB NO 20040052859A1
SERIAL NO

10663568

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A drug-loaded microparticle is applied to a medical device for subsequent application to biological tissues. A method of formulating a drug-loaded microparticle and applying it to the surface of a medical device, such as a stent, is disclosed. The drug-loaded microparticle is formulated by combining a drug with various chemical solutions. Specified sizes of the microparticles and amounts of drug(s) contained within the microparticles may be varied by altering the proportions of the chemicals/solutions. In addition to various drugs, therapeutic substances and radioactive isotopes may also be loaded into the microparticles. The drug-loaded microparticle are suspended in a polymer solution forming a polymer matrix. The polymer matrix may be applied to the entire surface or only selected portions of the medical device via dipping, spraying or combinations thereof.

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ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INCSANTA CLARA CA

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Harish, Sameer Fremont, US 13 2966
Hossainy, Syed F A Fremont, US 231 11527
Mirzaee, Daryush Sunnyvale, US 53 5592
Sanders-Millare, Deborra San Jose, US 13 2486
Wu, Steven Z Santa Clara, US 18 3851

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