Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Use of collagenase to facilitate guide wire crossing in total arterial occlusions










Image Number 4 for United States Patent #8021660.

The use of a collagenase containing formulation for degrading collagen within an occlusive atherosclerotic plaque in a chronic fibrotic occlusion, chronically occluded animal tube or cavity. A medical-related apparatus is provided comprising a medical-related device having provided thereto a therapeutic amount of a collagen degrading composition comprising a proteiolytic enzyme containing formulation A method is provided for treating chronically occluded animal tubes and cavities by administering a therapeutic effective amount of a proteolytic enzyme-containing formulation adjacent to an occluding atherosclerotic plaque, waiting for a pre-angioplasty waiting period, followed by crossing the plaque with an angioplasty guide wire.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Distributed image acquisition, storage, and backup system
Fuel cell module
Method of estimating remaining constant current/constant voltage charging time
Double patterning method using tilt-angle deposition
Method and device for managing a turning setpoint applied to at least one turning actuator for the rear wheels of an automobile
Methods for measuring media performance associated with adjacent track interference
Multi-band dipole antenna
  Randomly Featured Patents
Back massaging and cleaning device
Docking device for a portable computer and a method for docking a portable computer to the docking device
Method and apparatus for supporting IC design, and computer product
Magnetron cathode sputtering apparatus
Handle for shower
Method and system for setting up a media session in a telecommunications network
Nylon flame retardants based on certain organic acids
Method for controlling the operation of the cells of a cellular communication system
Method and system for adjusting CPU frequency
Vehicle anti-theft key