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Summary for Patent: 6,179,817
Title: Hybrid coating for medical devices
Abstract:Disclosed are hybrid coatings for implantable medical devices. Such coatings include a first layer of an aqueous dispersion or emulsion of an organic acid functional group containing polymer, a crosslinker and a therapeutic agent dispersed therein. The coating also includes a second layer of an aqueous solution or dispersion of an organic acid functional group-containing bio-active agent. The hybrid coatings are especially suited for preventing restenosis of endoprostheses by the combined action of the therapeutic agent and the bio-active agent. Methods of making and using devices coated with such compositions are also provided.
Inventor(s): Zhong; Sheng-Ping (Northboro, MA)
Assignee: Boston Scientific Corporation (Natick, MA)
Application Number:09/238,707
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Details for Patent 6,179,817

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Centocor Inc REOPRO abciximab INJECTABLE; INJECTION 103575 001 1994-12-22   Start Trial Boston Scientific Corporation (Natick, MA) 2015-02-22 RX search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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