Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7435254
APP PUB NO 20040158312A1
SERIAL NO

10750131

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A stent comprising a plurality of continuous filaments braided together, at least one filament comprising a tapered filament having at least one first region having a first, relatively-larger cross-sectional area and at least one second region having a second, relatively-smaller cross-sectional area. The stent itself may have a tapered diameter, such as from one end to the other. A method for treating a lumen with the stent is also claimed.

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LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC2400 DALLAS PARKWAY SUITE 200 PLANO TX 75093

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chouinard, Paul F Maple Grove, MN 47 2990
Haverkost, Patrick A Brooklyn Center, MN 71 2205
Peiffer, Dennis A Maple Grove, MN 19 1323
Roberts, George T Weston, MA 30 3409

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