US Patent Application No: 2006/0224,226

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In-vivo radial orientation of a polymeric implantable medical device

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A method and system for treating a bodily lumen with an implantable medical device, such as a stent, are disclosed. The device may be disposed within a bodily lumen and radially expanded by circumferentially deforming a tube-like section of the device. The deforming section may expand the lumen and the deformed section may support the lumen.

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ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC.SANTA CLARA, CA1402

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gale, David C San Jose, CA 179 2000
Huang, Bin Pleasanton, CA 186 1488
Kleine, Klaus Los gatos, CA 44 1069

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
9,173,973 Bioabsorbable polymeric composition for a medical device 0 2012
 
OrbusNeich Medical, Inc. (1)
9,211,205 Bioabsorbable medical device with coating 0 2014
 
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (19)
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ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (11)
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