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, CA1401

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Gale, David C San Jose, CA 182 2229
Huang, Bin Pleasanton, CA 188 1679
Kleine, Klaus Los gatos, CA 47 1137

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 2010/0256,742 Tapered Polymeric Stent And Method Of Fabricating Same 3 2010
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. (20)
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