Device and method for determining analyte levels

  • US 20070032718A1
  • Filed: 10/10/2006
  • Published: 02/08/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/04/1997
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. An implantable device for measuring an analyte, the device comprising:

  • a sensor body comprising a sensor interface configured to measure an analyte;

    an angiogenic layer disposed on at least a portion of the sensor interface; and

    an anchoring material attached to the sensor body and configured for anchoring the sensor body to a host tissue, wherein the angiogenic layer comprises a micro-geometry configured to create a new capillary bed in close proximity to the sensor interface.

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