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1. (WO2018005614) MEDICAL DELIVERY DEVICES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/005614    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/039687
Publication Date: Fri Jan 05 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jun 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61L 29/08
A61L 29/14
C08L 27/18
Applicants: ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC.
Inventors: GUPTA, Pankaj
GLIMSDALE, Matt
MEYER, Michael
DUNNE, Kevin
Title: MEDICAL DELIVERY DEVICES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME
Abstract:
The present disclosure provides improved medical delivery devices for delivering a medical device into a subject. In one embodiment, the medical delivery device includes a non-porous composite inner layer constructed of a lubricious material having a plurality of pores and a thermoplastic elastomer reflowed into the plurality of pores. In other embodiments, the medical delivery device further includes a thermoplastic elastomer coated braided metallic member surrounding the nonporous composite inner layer to provide strength and structure to the device.