Extendible stent apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7678142
APP PUB NO 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, MN5275

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Davidson, Charles J Winnetka, US 30 2611
Elam, Eric Evanston, US 3 207
Lin, Stuart Sunnyvale, US 17 1114
Vardi, Gil M Town and Country, US 49 3473

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (6)
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