Stent Design Allowing Extended Release of Drug and/or Enhanced Adhesion of Polymer to OD Surface

  • US 20090076591A1
  • Filed: 09/19/2007
  • Published: 03/19/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/19/2007
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A stent, the stent comprising a plurality of members, at least one of the plurality of members comprising a first mechanism to reduce delamination of a substance and a second mechanism to reduce delamination of a substance, the first mechanism being different than the second mechanism, wherein the first mechanism to reduce delamination of a substance is selected from at least one member of the group consisting of holes, protrusions, stainless steel shields, clamps, pins, porous material, surface texture or roughness, and any combination thereof, and the second mechanism to reduce delamination of a substance is selected from at least one member of the group consisting of holes, protrusions, stainless steel shields, clamps, pins, porous material, surface texture or roughness, and any combination thereof.

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