Extendible stent apparatus

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United States of America Patent

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7678142

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20050010278A1

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10910598

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The bifurcating double stent apparatus (10) of the present invention comprises a generally cylindrical main stent (12), a generally cylindrical branch stent (15), which are shown as fully dilated in a subject main vessel (8), and a subject branch vessel (7). The main stent (12) is deployed prior to the branch stent (15) which is then aligned with the side opening (16) of the main stent (12), and attached at that location.

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN5082

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Davidson, Charles J Winnetka, US 30 2483
Elam, Eric Evanston, US 3 200
Lin, Stuart Sunnyvale, US 17 1048
Vardi, Gil M Town and Country, US 49 3235

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