Patent Number: 8,715,265

Title: Device and method for combining a treatment agent and a gel

Abstract: A method including introducing a treatment agent at a treatment site within a mammalian host; and introducing a bioerodable gel material at the treatment site. An apparatus including a first annular member having a first lumen disposed about a length of the first annular member and a first entry port at a proximal end of the first annular member, and a second annular member coupled to the first annular member having a second lumen disposed about a length of the second annular member and a second entry port at a proximal end of the second annular member, wherein the first annular member and the second annular member are positioned to allow a combining of treatment agents introduced through each annular member at the treatment site.

Inventors: Claude; Charles D. (San Jose, CA), Kawula; Paul J. (Sunnyvale, CA), Hossainy; Syed Faiyaz Ahmed (Fremont, CA), Tran; Kimchi (Milpitas, CA)

Assignee: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

International Classification: A61M 31/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018