Device and method for determining analyte levels

  • US 8,155,723 B2
  • Filed: 01/28/2010
  • Issued: 04/10/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/04/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An implantable device for measuring an analyte, the device comprising:

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

    a composite bilayer membrane comprising an angiogenic material configured to promote angiogenesis and a bioprotective membrane disposed on at least a portion of the sensor, wherein the bioprotective membrane comprises polycarbonate urethane and polyvinylpyrrolidone, and wherein the angiogenic material is adjacent to the bioprotective membrane.

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