Patent Number: 6,251,142

Title: Implantation device and a kit including the device

Abstract: The apparatus comprises an implantation device having a body, the surface of which has at least a portion coated with a receptor, and a preparation containing a ligand formed from the combination of an active principle with a substance capable of binding to the receptor. This preparation may be brought into contact when desired with the implantation device which is, for example, a stent.

Inventors: Bernacca; Giuliana (Marina di Massa, IT), Curcio; Maria (Saluggia, IT), Ciana; Leopoldo Della (Lugo, IT), Massaglia; Anilla (Turin, IT)

Assignee: Sorin Biomedica Cardio S.p.A.

International Classification: A61F 2/06 (20060101); A61L 31/14 (20060101); A61L 31/16 (20060101); A61L 31/10 (20060101); A61L 31/08 (20060101); A61F 002/06 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018