DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING ANALYTE LEVELS

  • US 20100160760A1
  • Filed: 01/28/2010
  • Published: 06/24/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/04/1997
  • Status: Active Grant
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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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