Stent deploying catheter system and balloon catheter

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United States of America Patent

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20030171799

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20030171799A1

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10308759

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An intravascular catheter system for properly implanting a stent in a body lumen generally comprising a catheter having an elongated shaft with an inflatable balloon formed of compliant material and a stent mounted on the working length of the balloon. The balloon material is compliant within the working range of the balloon to provide substantial radial expansion. The wingless radially expansive balloon expands in a uniform manner, thereby producing uniform expansion and implantation of the stent. Another embodiment is directed to a balloon catheter having a semi-compliant balloon formed at least in part of a block copolymer.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dutta, Debashis Santa Clara, CA 33 1088
Lee, Jeong S Diamond Bar, CA 85 1569
Lim, Florencia Union City, CA 63 749

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ANGIODYNAMICS, INC. (1)
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CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
* 5449371 Balloons for medical devices 35 1994
 
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (1)
* 6488688 Stent deploying catheter system and balloon catheter 19 1999
 
WORLDWIDE MEDICAL PLASTICS LTD., 53 NORTHEASTERN BOULEVARD, NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE 03062, A NEW HAMPSHIRE CORP. (1)
* 4950239 Angioplasty balloons and balloon catheters 139 1988
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (3)
* 5797877 Medical device balloons containing thermoplastic elastomers 220 1996
* 5830182 Block copolymer elastomer catheter balloons 68 1997
* 6284333 Medical devices made from polymer blends containing low melting temperature liquid crystal polymers 133 1999
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (1)
* 5304340 Method of increasing the tensile strength of a dilatation balloon 151 1993
* Cited By Examiner

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2006/0155,367 Micro-pleated stent assembly 5 2005
 
ANGIOSCORE, INC. (18)
7691119 Balloon catheter with non-deployable stent 11 2002
7686824 Apparatus and methods for treating hardened vascular lesions 20 2003
* 2004/0143,287 Apparatus and methods for treating hardened vascular lesions 37 2003
* 2004/0111,108 Balloon catheter with non-deployable stent 17 2003
* 2005/0049,677 Baloon catherter with non-deployable stent 1 2003
7955350 Apparatus and methods for treating hardened vascular lesions 19 2004
8080026 Apparatus and methods for treating hardened vascular lesions 18 2004
7931663 Balloon catheter with non-deployable stent 10 2005
* 2009/0105,687 SCORING CATHETER WITH DRUG DELIVERY MEMBRANE 46 2008
9375328 Balloon catheter with non-deployable stent 0 2010
* 2010/0121,372 BALLOON CATHETER WITH NON-DEPLOYABLE STENT 5 2010
* 2011/0125,247 BALLOON CATHETER WITH NON-DEPLOYABLE STENT 5 2011
8454636 Apparatus and methods for treating hardened vascular lesions 1 2011
9173977 Coating formulations for scoring or cutting balloon catheters 0 2012
8864743 Methods and systems for delivering substances into luminal walls 0 2012
8721667 Apparatus and methods for treating hardened vascular lesions 0 2013
9364254 Method and system for treating valve stenosis 0 2013
9351756 Method and system for treating valve stenosis 0 2013
 
RED HAT, INC. (1)
9565222 Granting access in view of identifier in network 0 2013
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
8025636 Balloon catheters 2 2007
 
ELMALEH, DAVID R. (2)
* 9452041 Delivery system for intravascular device with netting 0 2009
* 2010/0204,773 DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR INTRAVASCULAR DEVICE WITH NETTING 1 2009
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (3)
8083761 Balloon catheter and method for manufacturing it 2 2002
* 2003/0014,100 Balloon catheter with stent and method for manufacturing it 26 2002
* 2003/0014,070 Balloon catheter and method for manufacturing it 2 2002
 
THE SPECTRANETICS CORPORATION (3)
8998936 Reentry catheter and method thereof 1 2011
8956376 Reentry catheter and method thereof 1 2011
9408998 Reentry catheter and method thereof 0 2014
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