United States Patent Application 20050119720

Temperature Controlled Crimping


This disclosure describes a method for crimping a polymeric stent onto a catheter for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty or other intraluminal interventions. The method comprises crimping the stent onto a catheter when the polymer is at a target temperature other than ambient temperature. The polymer can optionally comprise drug(s).

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Reference Info:Federal, Federal Circuit, Patent | United States

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