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Summary for Patent: 7,959,999
Title:Hybrid stent and method of making
Abstract: A stent is formed by encasing or encapsulating metallic rings in an inner polymeric layer and an outer polymeric layer. At least one polymer link connects adjacent metallic rings. The stent is drug loaded with one or more therapeutic agent or drug, for example, to reduce the likelihood of the development of restenosis in the coronary arteries. The inner and outer polymeric materials can be of the same polymer or different polymer to achieve different results, such as enhancing flexibility and providing a stent that is visible under MRI, computer tomography and x-ray fluoroscopy.
Inventor(s): Prabhu; Santosh (San Jose, CA)
Assignee: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA)
Application Number:11/832,091
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 7,959,999

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Jubilant Hollisterstier Llc POSITIVE SKIN TEST CONTROL - HISTAMINE histamine INJECTION 103891 1 1995-06-15   Start Trial Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) 2022-04-01 search
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