Patent Number: 8,722,068

Title: Compositions and methods for surface abrasion with frozen particles

Abstract: Certain embodiments disclosed herein relate to compositions, methods, devices, systems, and products regarding frozen particles. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles include materials at low temperatures. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles provide vehicles for delivery of particular agents. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles are administered to at least one biological tissue.

Inventors: Boyden; Edward S. (Chestnut Hill, MA), Cook; Daniel B. (Seattle, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Leuthardt; Eric C. (St. Louis, MO), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Medina, WA), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)

Assignee: The Invention Science Fund I, LLC

International Classification: A61B 18/18 (20060101); A61K 51/00 (20060101); A61K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018