PLATELET-ACTIVATED BIOADHESIVE STENT COATING AS AN ANTI-MIGRATION MECHANISM

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0182228 A1
Application Date: Jun. 29th, 2017

ABSTRACT

A stent having an inner surface and an outer surface, the stent comprising a coating composition comprising a platelet-activated adhesive on at least a portion of the outer surface thereof.
Application Number:
15/460,986
International Classification:
A61L 31/10 (20060101); A61F 2/848 (20060101); A61L 31/06 (20060101); A61L 31/14 (20060101); A61L 31/02 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A stent comprising: a tubular body;a polymeric covering disposed on the tubular body;a tacky polymeric coating applied to an outer surface of the polymeric covering; anda platelet-activated adhesive applied to an outer surface of the tacky polymeric coating;wherein the platelet-activated adhesive exhibits non-adhesive properties until activated by coming into contact...

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CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This application is a continuation of U.S. application Ser. No. 14/639,661, filed Mar. 5, 2015, which application claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Application No. 61/954,192, filed Mar. 17, 2014, the disclosures of which are incorporated herein by reference.
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