Intravascular Medical Devices: Lubricious Coating Separation

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For over 20 years lubricious coatings have offered patients the opportunity to have less invasive procedures.  Medical devices used during procedures in the cerebrovascular, cardiovascular, and peripheral vascular systems often have hydrophilic and/or hydrophobic lubricious coatings to reduce friction, which creates better maneuverability and less trauma to the blood vessels.  Although the coating is very beneficial the FDA wants health care providers to be aware … Read More