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Ariste Medical Receives Second Issued U.S. Patent



11/7/2013 10:16:49 AM

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MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ariste Medical, Inc., announced today that a second patent has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) relating to its drug eluting polymer for devices made with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and expanded PTFE, more commonly known as Teflon® and Gore-Tex®, respectively. The novel coating is capable of incorporating multiple pharmaceutical agents, helping to preserve the function of a wide variety of implantable medical devices. Ariste is presently developing a drug-eluting surgical mesh for hernia repair, as well as a drug-eluting vascular graft for the prevention of restenosis-induced graft failure in hemodialysis patients.

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