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Publication numberWO1995018647 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US1994/014970
Publication date10 Aug 1995
Filing date27 Dec 1994
Priority date6 Jan 1994
Also published asCA2179744A1, DE69433627D1, DE69433627T2, EP0738169A1, EP0738169B1, US6024722, WO1995018647A2
Publication numberPCT/1994/14970, PCT/US/1994/014970, PCT/US/1994/14970, PCT/US/94/014970, PCT/US/94/14970, PCT/US1994/014970, PCT/US1994/14970, PCT/US1994014970, PCT/US199414970, PCT/US94/014970, PCT/US94/14970, PCT/US94014970, PCT/US9414970, WO 1995/018647 A3, WO 1995018647 A3, WO 1995018647A3, WO 9518647 A3, WO 9518647A3, WO-A3-1995018647, WO-A3-9518647, WO1995/018647A3, WO1995018647 A3, WO1995018647A3, WO9518647 A3, WO9518647A3
InventorsBruce H. Rau, Susan M. Shoemaker, Paul J. Buscemi
ApplicantScimed Life Systems, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Thermoplastic polyimide balloon catheter
WO 1995018647 A3
Abstract
The present invention discloses the incorporation of thermoplastic polyimide into various parts of balloon catheters such as catheter shafts and balloons. Such catheter construction may be integral or unitary in which the shaft or a portion thereof and balloon are manufactured as a single unit or the construction may be comprised of a separate shaft to which a balloon is attached, as by adhesive or other bonding.
Patent Citations
Cited PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
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DE4025346A1 *10 Aug 199013 Feb 1992Bayer AgTransparente, thermoplastische polyetheresteramidimid-elastomere sowie ihre verwendung zur herstellung von medizinischen gebrauchsartikeln
EP0380102A1 *25 Jan 19901 Aug 1990Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.Vascular catheter with durable lubricious coating
EP0391633A2 *2 Apr 199010 Oct 1990MITSUI TOATSU CHEMICALS, Inc.Extrusion process of polyimide and polyimide pellet used for the process
EP0541055A1 *4 Nov 199212 May 1993Chisso CorporationProcess for producing molded articles of polyimide precursor
US4954610 *27 Feb 19894 Sep 1990Hoechst Celanese Corp.Polyamide-imide polymers having fluorine-containing linking groups
Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1 *CLAIR, T.L.; BURKS, H.D.: "thermoplastic/melt-processable polyimides", UNIVERSITÄTBIBLIOTHEK, HANNOVER
Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US920522331 Mar 20148 Dec 2015Abbott Cardiovascular Systems IncBalloon catheter shaft having high strength and flexibility
US921627414 Feb 201422 Dec 2015Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.Catheter having transitioning shaft segments
US938132520 May 20135 Jul 2016Abbott Cadiovascular Systems, Inc.Robust catheter tubing
US946874424 Nov 201518 Oct 2016Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.Catheter having transitioning shaft segments
US95393688 Jun 201610 Jan 2017Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.Robust catheter tubing
Classifications
International ClassificationA61M29/02, A61M25/00, A61L29/00
Cooperative ClassificationA61M2025/1075, A61M25/104, A61M25/1029, A61M25/0009, A61M25/1036, A61M25/0045, A61M25/005
European ClassificationA61M25/10G3, A61M25/10G1, A61M25/00S1
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