Patent Number: 6,569,129

Title: Biological revascularization

Abstract: A catheter delivery system for delivering a treatment substance to an occlusion in a lumen of a tubular vessel includes a tubular catheter and a treatment substance. The tubular catheter includes a central lumen passing between a proximal end and a distal end adjacent to an inflatable balloon. The treatment substance is in a form that is configured to be deliverable through the central lumen of the catheter into the lumen of the tubular vessel and to solidify in the vessel.

Inventors: Holmes, Jr.; David R. (Rochester, MN), Schwartz; Robert S. (Rochester, MN)

Assignee: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

International Classification: A61B 17/22 (20060101); A61B 18/14 (20060101); A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61M 025/00 ()

Expiration Date: 05/27/2020