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Number: 427/2.24
Name: Coating processes > Medical or dental purpose product; parts; subcombinations; intermediates (e.g., balloon catheter, splint) > Implantable permanent prosthesis (i.e., artificial body member) (e.g., pacemaker, lens, cornea, glaucoma shunt, heart valve, muscle, spinal disc, breast, internal organ)
Description: Processes in which the product is an implantable artificial body member or a part or subcombination thereof, which is intended to physically replace a missing or defective natural body member or part by insertion into the body or attachment onto epidermal tissue in a permanent manner; parts, subcombinations, or intermediates thereof or therefor.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
427/2.26 For mineralized body part (e.g., bone, tooth, crown, hip) 234
427/2.25 Liquid conveying (e.g., vascular, arterial, bile duct, urethra) 526

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8703229 Method of making catheters with porous structure for carrying agents Apr. 22, 2014
8703230 System and method for molding soft fluid-filled implant shells Apr. 22, 2014
8695530 Medical device coating process Apr. 15, 2014
8689728 Apparatus for holding a medical device during coating Apr. 8, 2014
8691320 Method for coating stents Apr. 8, 2014
8691321 Bioabsorbable polymeric composition and medical device background Apr. 8, 2014
8685487 Coating method and coating apparatus Apr. 1, 2014
8679570 Foam-like materials and methods for producing same Mar. 25, 2014
8679572 Coated stent Mar. 25, 2014
8679571 Method for producing a bioactive surface on an endoprosthesis or on the balloon of a balloon catheter Mar. 25, 2014
8679517 Implantable materials having engineered surfaces made by vacuum deposition and method of making same Mar. 25, 2014
8673388 Methods of manufacturing drug-loaded substrates Mar. 18, 2014
8663337 Process for forming a ceramic layer Mar. 4, 2014
8652505 Coating for medical implants Feb. 18, 2014
8652645 Osteosynthesis with nano-silver Feb. 18, 2014
8647700 Methods of making medical devices Feb. 11, 2014
8647654 Method and systems for forming and using nanoengineered sculptured thin films Feb. 11, 2014
8642113 Methods of modifying stent coating thicknesses Feb. 4, 2014
8642112 Thermally treated ceramic coating for implants Feb. 4, 2014
8637111 Methods for modulating the release rate of a drug-coated stent Jan. 28, 2014
8637110 Rotatable support elements for stents Jan. 28, 2014
8637109 Manufacturing methods for covering endoluminal prostheses Jan. 28, 2014
8635752 Devices for abluminally coating medical devices Jan. 28, 2014
8632846 Apparatus and methods for loading a drug eluting medical device Jan. 21, 2014
8632845 Method of drying bioabsorbable coating over stents Jan. 21, 2014
8632844 Method for the manufacture of nerve regeneration-inducing tube Jan. 21, 2014
8632847 Methods of manufacture of bioresorbable and durable stents with grooved lumenal surfaces for enhanced re-endothelialization Jan. 21, 2014
8632842 Severable support for a stent and method of coating Jan. 21, 2014
8632839 Methods of forming self-supporting films for delivery of therapeutic agents Jan. 21, 2014
8632837 Direct fluid coating of drug eluting balloon Jan. 21, 2014
8632836 Nanosurface Jan. 21, 2014
8632843 Methods and systems of controlled coating of nanoparticles onto micro-rough implant surfaces and associated implants Jan. 21, 2014
8623446 Ultraviolet activated antimicrobial surfaces Jan. 7, 2014
8617139 Ocular implant with shape change capabilities Dec. 31, 2013
8603569 Implant and method for producing a degradation-inhibiting layer on the surface of an implant body Dec. 10, 2013
8597716 Methods to increase fracture resistance of a drug-eluting medical device Dec. 3, 2013
8597717 Oriented collagen gel Dec. 3, 2013
8573150 Automated stent coating apparatus and method Nov. 5, 2013
8574616 Implant and method for manufacturing same Nov. 5, 2013
8568763 Compositions and coatings for delivery of therapeutic agents Oct. 29, 2013
8563026 Protein-based artificial retinas Oct. 22, 2013
8557288 Hydrogel microparticle formation in aqueous solvent for biomedical applications Oct. 15, 2013
8545926 Method of forming insulated conductive element having substantially continuously coated sections separated by uncoated gaps Oct. 1, 2013
8541498 Lubricious coatings for medical devices Sep. 24, 2013
8529983 Method and system for coating insertable medical devices Sep. 10, 2013
8524311 Method of manufacturing a flexible circuit electrode array Sep. 3, 2013
8506984 Therapeutic agent elution control process Aug. 13, 2013
8486482 Methods to improve adhesion of polymer coatings over stents Jul. 16, 2013
8486484 Implant comprising a biotoxic coating and method for the production thereof Jul. 16, 2013
8470387 Bone repair material and method for producing the same Jun. 25, 2013

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