Patent Number: 8,501,290

Title: Implantable medical devices fabricated from polyurethanes with biodegradable hard and soft blocks and blends thereof

Abstract: Medical devices, such as stents, fabricated at least in part from a polymer composite including a biodegradable elastomeric phase dispersed within a biodegradable polymeric matrix are disclosed. The composite is composed of a polyurethane block copolymer including soft polymer blocks and a hard polymer blocks.

Inventors: Wang; Yunbing (Sunnyvale, CA)

Assignee: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

International Classification: A61F 13/00 (20060101); A61F 2/00 (20060101); A61F 2/06 (20130101)

Expiration Date: 2021-08-06 0:00:00