Patent Number: 8,821,923

Title: Using bucky paper as a therapeutic aid in medical applications

Abstract: Methods, systems, and uses of bucky paper are provided in the present invention. These embodiments include covering medical implants with single or multiple layers of bucky paper, treating bucky paper with various therapeutics to be released through the bucky paper to a target site, shaping bucky paper into non-conventional configurations for improved therapeutic deliver, and using bucky paper alone or in conjunction with other materials to treat a target site.

Inventors: Weber; Jan (Maastricht, NL), Holman; Thomas J. (Princeton, MN), Eidenschink; Tracee (Wayzata, MN), Chen; John Jianhua (Plymouth, MN)

Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

International Classification: A61F 2/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018