Patent Number: 6,569,144

Title: Catheter drug delivery system and method for use

Abstract: A catheter system for injecting therapeutic agents including large molecules into the body. The catheter includes a distensible penetrating element with a distally locating expansion coil and a distally located chamber for holding a therapeutic agent which is to be injected into the body.

Inventors: Altman; Peter A. (San Francisco, CA)

Assignee: BioCardia, Inc.

International Classification: A61M 25/00 (20060101); A61B 17/34 (20060101); A61M 031/00 ()

Expiration Date: 05/27/2020