US Patent No: 5,122,154

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Endovascular bypass graft

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An intraluminal graft for placement in a blood vessel, duct, or lumen, to hold it open. The graft comprises a sleeve having plural stents thereon. The sleeve is an elongated tubular member formed of a conventional graft material which is flexible and impervious to the ingrowth of tissue therein. Each stent is a generally ring-like member formed a plurality of interconnected movable links and is mounted about the periphery of a surface, e.g., inner or outer, of the sleeve at selected points along the sleeve to form respective spaced first sleeve sections. Each of the first sections extends for only a portion of the length of the graft, thereby leaving a plurality of second sleeve sections interposed between the first sleeve sections. The stents and the sleeve are arranged to be expanded, e.g., by a balloon catheter, from a compact state to an expanded state to increase the inner cross sectional area diameter of the sleeve. In the expanded state the stents are resistant to contraction back to the compact state. The graft is able to bend with respect to its longitudinal axis to enable it to be readily accommodated within a curved blood vessel, duct, or lumen.

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MARITAL DEDUCTION TRUSTSANTA ROSA BEACH, FL1
VALENTINE J. RHODES REVOCABLE TRUST / BRENDA RHODES, TRUSTEESANTA ROSA BEACH, FL1

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Rhodes, Valentine J 608 Winding River Rd., Brick Town, NJ 08723 9 1128

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* 2009/0182,413 STENT HAVING ADJACENT ELEMENTS CONNECTED BY FLEXIBLE WEBS 12 2009
* 2009/0138,066 Implant Deployment Apparatus 7 2009
8,080,051 Intraluminal stent graft 0 2010
8,221,488 Intraluminal stent graft 0 2010
8,221,487 Intraluminal stent graft 0 2010
8,197,530 Intraluminal stent graft 0 2010
8,197,531 Intraluminal stent graft 0 2010
8,197,532 Intraluminal stent graft 0 2010
* 2010/0222,865 Intraluminal Stent Graft 0 2010
9,295,542 Stented vascular graft 0 2014
9,107,744 Stented vascular graft 0 2014
 
Medtronic Vascular, Inc. (8)
8,206,427 Apparatus and methods for endoluminal graft placement 7 1995
8,317,854 Apparatus and methods for endoluminal graft placement 9 1996
6,344,053 Endovascular support device and method 91 1999
6,663,661 Endovascular support device and method 43 2001
6,827,733 Endovascular support device and method 6 2003
7,699,885 Apparatus for engrafting a blood vessel 4 2004
* 2004/0236,403 Apparatus for engrafting a blood vessel 28 2004
8,133,267 Apparatus for engrafting a blood vessel 1 2010
 
DEKA PRODUCTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
* 5,895,406 Axially flexible stent 150 1996
 
CAUTHEN RESEARCH GROUP, INC. (1)
7,670,379 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method 27 2006
 
MEDTECH CAPITAL VENTURES, LLC (2)
7,749,585 Reduced profile medical balloon element 2 2003
* 2004/0093,008 Reduced profile medical balloon element 14 2003
 
Advanced Bio Prosthetic Surfaces, Ltd. (2)
8,142,490 Stent segments axially connected by thin film 6 2007
8,142,491 Stent segments axially connected by thin film 1 2009
 
Endotex Interventional Systems, Inc. (4)
6,325,820 Coiled-sheet stent-graft with exo-skeleton 71 1998
6,322,585 Coiled-sheet stent-graft with slidable exo-skeleton 47 1999
6,635,081 Coiled-sheet stent-graft with slidable exo-skeleton 18 2001
7,223,284 Coiled-sheet stent-graft with slidable exo-skeleton 16 2003
 
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (12)
8,652,194 Method and apparatus for treating vulnerable plaque 0 2006
7,763,198 Method for retaining a vascular stent on a catheter 8 2006
8,216,209 Method and apparatus for delivering an agent to a kidney 0 2007
7,955,379 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcations 1 2007
* 8,613,764 Method and apparatus for treating vulnerable plaque 0 2008
* 2008/0125,851 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING VULNERABLE PLAQUE 4 2008
9,144,509 Method and apparatus for delivering an agent to a kidney 0 2010
8,221,112 Method for retaining a vascular stent on a catheter 2 2011
9,364,586 Method and apparatus for improving delivery of an agent to a kidney 0 2011
9,149,610 Method and apparatus for improving delivery of an agent to a kidney 0 2011
9,108,028 Method and apparatus for delivering an agent to a kidney 0 2012
8,496,615 Method and apparatus for delivering an agent to a kidney 0 2012
 
Numed, Inc. (1)
* 5,389,106 Impermeable expandable intravascular stent 549 1993
 
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (49)
* 5,242,399 Method and system for stent delivery 365 1992
5,344,426 Method and system for stent delivery 418 1993
* 5,441,515 Ratcheting stent 539 1993
* 5,456,667 Temporary stenting catheter with one-piece expandable segment 506 1993
* 5,409,495 Apparatus for uniformly implanting a stent 228 1993
* 5,556,413 Coiled stent with locking ends 328 1994
5,421,955 Expandable stents and method for making same 701 1994
* 5,569,295 Expandable stents and method for making same 423 1995
* 5,618,299 Ratcheting stent 306 1995
* 5,649,952 Expandable stents and method for making same 232 1996
* 5,725,549 Coiled stent with locking ends 317 1996
* 5,766,238 Expandable stents and method for making same 125 1997
6,019,777 Catheter and method for a stent delivery system 86 1997
* 5,916,234 Expandable stents and method for making same 76 1997
* 6,066,168 Expandable stents and method for making same 187 1998
* 6,066,167 Expandable stents 114 1998
6,171,334 Expandable stent and method of use 129 1998
6,461,380 Stent configuration 58 1998
* 6,117,104 Stent deployment system and method of use 23 1998
6,217,586 Catheter and method for a stent delivery system 44 1999
6,540,774 Stent design with end rings having enhanced strength and radiopacity 58 1999
6,537,311 Stent designs for use in peripheral vessels 9 1999
6,471,721 Vascular stent having increased radiopacity and method for making same 132 1999
6,355,058 Stent with radiopaque coating consisting of particles in a binder 88 1999
6,436,132 Composite intraluminal prostheses 76 2000
6,309,412 Expandable stents and method for making same 61 2000
6,652,579 Radiopaque stent 101 2000
6,432,133 Expandable stents and method for making same 93 2000
6,596,022 Expandable stents and method for making same 62 2001
6,773,455 Stent with reinforced struts and bimodal deployment 26 2001
7,201,940 Method and apparatus for thermal spray processing of medical devices 15 2001
6,485,511 Expandable stents and method for making same 64 2001
6,899,729 Stent for treating vulnerable plaque 74 2002
7,316,710 Flexible stent 39 2002
7,163,715 Spray processing of porous medical devices 101 2002
6,896,697 Intravascular stent 81 2002
6,814,749 Stent designs for use in peripheral vessels 25 2003
6,875,229 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcations 15 2003
6,908,479 Expandable stents and method for making same 13 2003
6,689,159 Expandable stents and method for making same 52 2003
6,846,323 Intravascular stent 185 2003
6,955,688 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcations 77 2003
6,896,699 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcations 74 2003
7,258,697 Stent with anchors to prevent vulnerable plaque rupture during deployment 23 2003
7,513,907 Expandable stents and method for making same 3 2005
* 2006/0265,043 Method and apparatus for treating vulnerable plaque 25 2006
7,514,122 Method and apparatus for spray processing of porous medical devices 19 2006
8,475,518 Stent with anchors to prevent vulnerable plaque rupture during deployment 0 2007
7,753,950 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcations 1 2007
 
ATRIUM MEDICAL CORPORATION (6)
6,565,594 Tunneling device 44 1997
6,808,533 Covered stent and method of covering a stent 43 2000
6,475,244 Tunneling device 30 2001
7,628,795 Tunneling device for use with a graft 9 2003
* 2006/0173,467 Tunneling device for use with a graft 2 2003
7,354,449 Covered stent and method of covering a stent 5 2004
 
CLARIAN HEALTH PARTNERS, INC. (1)
* 6,475,232 Stent with reduced thrombogenicity 111 1999
 
ENDOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
8,535,370 Radiopaque markers for endovascular graft alignment 1 2003
 
KELLER, MICHAEL J (1)
6,805,706 Stent-graft with rails 46 2003
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CARDIAQ LLC (9)
8,685,080 Repositionable endoluminal support structure and its applications 17 2009
8,226,707 Repositionable endoluminal support structure and its applications 20 2010
9,039,756 Repositionable endoluminal support structure and its applications 0 2011
9,005,272 Repositionable endoluminal support structure and its applications 0 2011
9,364,323 Repositionable endoluminal support structure and its applications 0 2011
8,852,261 Repositionable endoluminal support structure and its applications 1 2011
* 2011/0224,781 REPOSITIONABLE ENDOLUMINAL SUPPORT STRUCTURE AND ITS APPLICATIONS 8 2011
9,259,314 Repositionable endoluminal support structure and its applications 0 2011
9,301,860 Articulated commissure valve stents and methods 0 2014
 
LEMAITRE ACQUISITION LLC (3)
* 6,098,630 Multiple diameter expandable graft for blood vessel and method for deploying the same 28 1997
6,402,779 Balloon-assisted intraluminal stent graft 77 1999
6,183,481 Delivery system for self-expanding stents and grafts 122 1999
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (4)
* 5,653,745 Prosthetic vascular graft with a pleated structure 56 1995
* 5,653,727 Intravascular stent 203 1996
6,923,828 Intravascular stent 28 2000
* 2004/0133,265 Medical device for intraluminal endovascular stenting 3 2003
 
SRS MEDICAL SYSTEMS, LLC (2)
7,951,064 Endourethral device and method 0 2006
* 2006/0116,547 Endourethral device & method 1 2006
 
Vascutek Limited (1)
* 6,635,080 Prosthesis for repair of body passages 9 2000
 
KRT INVESTORS, INC. (28)
7,052,516 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent 72 2002
7,004,970 Methods and devices for spinal disc annulus reconstruction and repair 108 2002
6,984,247 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and spinal disc annulus stent 52 2003
* 2003/0120,345 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and spinal disc annulus stent 7 2003
7,189,235 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and spinal disc annulus stent 78 2003
7,033,395 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and spinal disc annulus stent 39 2003
6,997,956 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and spinal disc annulus stent 42 2003
* 2003/0187,507 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and spinal disc annulus stent 6 2003
7,935,147 Method and apparatus for enhanced delivery of treatment device to the intervertebral disc annulus 10 2005
8,048,160 Intervertebral disc annulus stent 4 2005
7,828,850 Methods and devices for spinal disc annulus reconstruction and repair 62 2006
8,088,165 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent 4 2006
8,632,590 Apparatus and methods for the treatment of the intervertebral disc 6 2006
7,985,257 Methods and devices for spinal disc annulus reconstruction and repair 8 2006
7,909,879 Intervertebral disc annulus stent 11 2006
7,922,768 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent 14 2006
7,993,405 Spinal disc annulus repair system and methods 7 2006
7,951,201 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 11 2007
7,749,273 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 72 2007
8,128,698 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 8 2008
8,163,022 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 3 2009
8,652,153 Intervertebral disc annulus repair system and bone anchor delivery tool 0 2010
8,460,319 Intervertebral disc annulus repair system and method 0 2010
8,556,977 Tissue anchoring system and method 5 2010
9,114,025 Methods and devices for spinal disc annulus reconstruction and repair 0 2011
9,095,442 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 0 2012
8,454,697 Method and apparatus for the treatment of tissue 4 2012
9,192,372 Method for the treatment of tissue 0 2013
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (6)
* 5,486,193 System for the percutaneous transluminal front-end loading delivery of a prosthetic occluder 208 1995
* 5,824,037 Modular intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 331 1995
6,193,745 Modular intraluminal prosteheses construction and methods 118 1997
* 6,283,991 Endoluminal prostheses and therapies for highly variable body lumens 112 1998
* 6,123,722 Stitched stent grafts and methods for their fabrication 118 1999
* 6,110,198 Method for deploying cuff prostheses 158 1999
 
Advanced Bifurcation Systems, Inc. (8)
8,979,917 System and methods for treating a bifurcation 2 2011
8,828,071 Methods and systems for ostial stenting of a bifurcation 2 2011
8,821,562 Partially crimped stent 1 2011
8,808,347 Stent alignment during treatment of a bifurcation 2 2011
8,795,347 Methods and systems for treating a bifurcation with provisional side branch stenting 2 2011
8,769,796 Selective stent crimping 2 2011
9,364,356 System and methods for treating a bifurcation with a fully crimped stent 0 2013
9,254,210 Multi-stent and multi-balloon apparatus for treating bifurcations and methods of use 0 2013
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (4)
6,939,369 Intraluminal graft assembly and vessel repair system 7 2002
7,608,100 Intraluminal graft assembly and vessel repair system 0 2005
* 2005/0149,167 Intraluminal graft assembly and vessel repair system 3 2005
* 9,149,355 Side branch stent graft 0 2005
 
Angiomed GmbH & Co. Medizintechnik KG (1)
* 2008/0262,628 Mri Compatible Implant Comprising Electrically Conductively Closed Loops 3 2005
 
Devices for Vascular Intervention, Inc. (1)
* 5,782,907 Involuted spring stent and graft assembly and method of use 23 1995
 
Teramed, Inc. (6)
6,224,609 Bifurcated prosthetic graft 119 1998
* 6,129,756 Biluminal endovascular graft system 172 1998
6,273,909 Endovascular graft system 72 1998
6,280,466 Endovascular graft system 141 1999
* 6,575,994 Method and apparatus concerning bypass grafts 74 2000
6,517,572 Endovascular graft system 86 2001
 
WORLD MEDICAL MANUFACTURING CORPORATION (4)
6,287,315 Apparatus for delivering an endoluminal prosthesis 144 1999
* 6,334,869 Endoluminal prosthesis 98 2000
6,767,358 Apparatus for engrafting a blood vessel 29 2001
6,852,116 Method for engrafting a blood vessel 41 2002
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL ATG, INC. (31)
* 5,976,178 Medical grafting methods 265 1996
* 6,120,432 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 126 1997
* 5,941,908 Artificial medical graft with a releasable retainer 116 1997
6,371,982 Graft structures with compliance gradients 15 1997
* 6,048,362 Fluoroscopically-visible flexible graft structures 48 1998
6,235,054 Grafts with suture connectors 60 1998
6,475,222 Minimally invasive revascularization apparatus and methods 74 1998
6,186,942 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 124 1999
6,302,905 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 90 1999
6,206,912 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 99 1999
6,508,252 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 24 1999
6,699,256 Medical grafting apparatus and methods 184 2000
6,514,196 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 34 2000
6,511,491 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 77 2001
* 2002/0082,614 Medical grafting apparatus and methods 67 2002
* 2002/0087,181 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 15 2002
* 2002/0087,046 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 18 2002
6,920,882 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 14 2002
* 2002/0188,302 Minimally invasive revascularization apparatus and methods 2 2002
* 2003/0028,200 Minimally invasive revascularization apparatus and methods 29 2002
6,960,219 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 17 2002
* 2003/0083,541 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 13 2002
* 2003/0083,679 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 51 2002
7,578,829 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 13 2003
7,422,602 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 1 2005
* 2005/0240,204 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 1 2005
8,109,947 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 0 2005
* 2005/0240,205 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 14 2005
* 2006/0161,195 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 10 2006
7,850,705 Medical grafting connectors and fasteners 11 2007
* 2007/0173,868 Medical grafting connectors and fasteners 17 2007
 
WILLY RUSCH, AG (1)
* 5,503,636 Self-expanding stent for hollow organs 35 1994
 
Nellix (1)
8,870,941 Graft systems having filling structures supported by scaffolds and methods for their use 0 2011
 
WILLIAM A. COOK AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. (1)
7,435,253 Prosthesis and a method and means of deploying a prosthesis 37 1999
 
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (1)
* 5,554,181 Stent 396 1994
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL CARDIOVASCULAR GROUP, INC. (1)
* 2002/0108,621 Medical grafting methods and apparatus 13 2002
 
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (3)
6,258,117 Multi-section stent 179 1999
6,485,510 Multi-section stent 116 2000
6,699,280 Multi-section stent 72 2002
 
CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION (1)
* 5,591,223 Re-expandable endoprosthesis 200 1994
 
ZULI HOLDINGS, LTD. (2)
8,496,703 Amorphous metal alloy medical devices 2 2011
* 2011/0202,076 AMORPHOUS METAL ALLOY MEDICAL DEVICES 6 2011
 
URO-RESEARCH, LLC (1)
* 5,861,035 Modular prosthetic conduit 10 1997
 
C. R. Bard, Inc. (14)
6,579,314 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 121 1999
6,805,704 Intraluminal stents 14 2000
7,789,906 Metal structure compatible with MRI imaging, and method of manufacturing such a structure 6 2003
* 2006/0173,529 Metal structure compatible with mri imaging, and method of manufacturing such a structure 23 2003
6,740,115 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 51 2003
7,465,483 Radially expandable polytetrafluoroethylene 2 2004
7,083,640 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 40 2004
7,468,071 Diametrically adaptable encapsulated stent and methods for deployment thereof 36 2004
7,578,899 Methods for making a supported graft 14 2006
* 2009/0125,092 METHODS FOR MAKING AN ENCAPSULATED STENT AND INTRALUMINAL DELIVERY THEREOF 31 2008
8,196,279 Stent-graft covering process 4 2009
* 2009/0294,035 PARTIAL ENCAPSULATION OF STENTS 3 2009
* 2009/0311,132 METHODS FOR MAKING A SUPPORTED GRAFT 12 2009
* 2011/0126,966 PARTIAL ENCAPSULATION OF STENTS 3 2011
 
ENDOLOGIX, INC. (9)
* 5,665,117 Endovascular prosthesis with improved sealing means for aneurysmal arterial disease and method of use 171 1996
* 2004/0116,997 Stent-graft with positioning anchor 47 2003
* 2004/0167,607 Vascular stent-graft apparatus 26 2004
8,814,928 Apparatus and methods for repairing aneurysms 0 2009
* 2010/0131,040 Apparatus and Methods for Repairing Aneurysms 0 2009
* 8,568,466 Graft deployment system 0 2011
* 2012/0029,610 GRAFT DEPLOYMENT SYSTEM 1 2011
8,801,768 Graft systems having semi-permeable filling structures and methods for their use 1 2012
9,289,536 Method for forming materials in situ within a medical device 0 2014
 
INSPIRE M.D. LTD (1)
* 2009/0138,070 Stent Apparatuses for Treatment Via Body Lumens and Methods of Use 12 2006
 
WYETH (12)
8,029,561 Drug combination useful for prevention of restenosis 2 2000
6,776,796 Antiinflammatory drug and delivery device 139 2001
7,261,735 Local drug delivery devices and methods for maintaining the drug coatings thereon 62 2001
8,303,609 Coated medical devices 0 2001
7,195,640 Coated medical devices for the treatment of vulnerable plaque 79 2002
* 2003/0065,377 Coated medical devices 257 2002
7,108,701 Drug releasing anastomosis devices and methods for treating anastomotic sites 263 2002
7,056,550 Medical devices, drug coatings and methods for maintaining the drug coatings thereon 40 2003
7,300,662 Drug/drug delivery systems for the prevention and treatment of vascular disease 20 2004
8,236,048 Drug/drug delivery systems for the prevention and treatment of vascular disease 0 2004
8,182,527 Heparin barrier coating for controlled drug release 1 2004
* 2005/0004,663 Heparin barrier coating for controlled drug release 107 2004
 
TFX MEDICAL INCORPORATED (1)
* 5,476,508 Stent with mutually interlocking filaments 142 1994
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (78)
* 5,478,349 Placement of endoprostheses and stents 116 1994
* 5,749,851 Stent installation method using balloon catheter having stepped compliance curve 49 1995
6,818,014 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 70 1995
* 6,035,856 Percutaneous bypass with branching vessel 130 1997
* 6,026,814 System and method for percutaneous coronary artery bypass 97 1997
* 5,980,532 Stent installation method using balloon catheter having stepped compliance curve 60 1997
6,602,279 Placement of endoprostheses and stents 2 1997
6,299,597 Percutaneous repair of cardiovascular anomalies and repair compositions 102 1997
6,348,065 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 223 1998
7,204,848 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 35 1998
6,290,485 Mold for forming a balloon catheter having stepped compliance curve 49 1999
6,770,088 Intravascular stent 41 2000
6,962,603 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 50 2000
6,981,986 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 44 2000
6,352,551 Stent installation method using balloon catheter having stepped compliance curve 27 2000
6,764,504 Combined shaped balloon and stent protector 42 2001
6,402,778 Stent installation method using balloon catheter having stepped compliance curve 37 2001
6,981,964 Draining bodily fluids with a stent 4 2001
* 2002/0177,902 Draining bodily fluids with a stent 3 2001
7,326,241 Intravascular stent 30 2001
8,348,992 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 0 2001
6,790,223 Delivering a uretheral stent 13 2001
8,070,792 Stent 4 2002
7,081,130 Intravascular Stent 28 2002
6,913,619 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 52 2002
8,021,414 Intravascular stent 0 2002
8,562,665 Tubular stent consists of chevron-shape expansion struts and contralaterally attached diagonal-connectors 0 2002
7,367,989 Rotating balloon expandable sheath bifurcation delivery 11 2003
* 2004/0172,119 Rotating balloon expandable sheath bifurcation delivery 7 2003
7,651,529 Stricture retractor 2 2003
* 2004/0225,372 Stricture retractor 1 2003
7,004,175 System and method for percutaneous coronary artery bypass 10 2003
8,784,472 Clutch driven stent delivery system 0 2003
* 2005/0038,494 Clutch driven stent delivery system 39 2003
7,314,480 Rotating balloon expandable sheath bifurcation delivery 67 2003
* 2004/0172,121 Rotating balloon expandable sheath bifurcation delivery 38 2003
7,988,717 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 3 2003
* 2004/0181,276 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 49 2003
7,766,956 Intravascular stent and assembly 9 2003
7,686,841 Rotating balloon expandable sheath bifurcation delivery system 2 2003
* 2005/0149,161 Edge protection and bifurcated stent delivery system 66 2003
7,922,753 Bifurcated stent delivery system 1 2004
* 2005/0154,442 Bifurcated stent delivery system 73 2004
8,012,192 Multi-stent delivery system 2 2004
7,225,518 Apparatus for crimping a stent assembly 91 2004
* 2005/0183,259 Apparatus and method for crimping a stent assembly 40 2004
7,744,619 Rotatable catheter assembly 3 2004
8,114,146 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 1 2004
7,112,226 Male urethral stent device 2 2004
7,338,501 Treatment and removal of objects in anatomical lumens 14 2004
* 2005/0273,149 Bifurcated stent delivery system 29 2004
* 2005/0288,618 Myocardial treatment apparatus and method 2 2004
* 2005/0049,671 Combined shaped balloon and stent protector 6 2004
7,922,740 Rotatable catheter assembly 2 2004
* 7,842,098 Longitudinally expanding medical device 12 2005
* 2005/0267,566 Longitudinally expanding medical device 5 2005
7,691,078 Draining bodily fluids with a stent 2 2005
* 2005/0251,195 Balloon catheter with a molded stepped balloon 22 2005
7,527,651 Male urethral stent device 0 2006
* 2006/0276,909 Male urethral stent device 1 2006
7,988,720 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 3 2007
8,540,729 Treatment and removal of objects in anatomical lumens 0 2008
* 2008/0177,276 Treatment and removal of objects in anatomical lumens 7 2008
8,333,003 Bifurcation stent crimping systems and methods 0 2008
* 2009/0287,289 BIFURCATION STENT CRIMPING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 9 2008
8,133,199 Electroactive polymer activation system for a medical device 8 2008
8,142,489 Flexible and expandable stent 3 2008
8,382,771 Radial coil expandable medical wire 8 2009
* 2010/0082,059 RADIAL COIL EXPANDABLE MEDICAL WIRE 0 2009
7,918,815 Draining bodily fluids with a stent 0 2010
8,333,784 Rotatable catheter assembly 0 2010
* 2010/0191,221 Rotatable Catheter Assembly 1 2010
9,078,778 Intravascular stent 0 2011
8,512,395 Stent with horseshoe shaped bridges 1 2011
8,663,313 Low strain high strength stent 0 2011
8,449,597 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 1 2011
8,790,388 Stent with reduced profile 0 2012
8,801,773 Flexible and expandable stent 0 2012
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SANTA ROSA CORP. (1)
* 2005/0027,347 Endovascular graft joint and method for manufacture 6 2003
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (10)
* 5,522,881 Implantable tubular prosthesis having integral cuffs 249 1994
* 5,851,228 Implantable intraluminal prosthesis 128 1996
* 5,755,774 Bistable luminal graft endoprosthesis 80 1996
6,355,056 Implantable intraluminal prosthesis 127 1998
6,432,131 Method and apparatus for intraluminally implanting an endovascular aortic graft 64 1999
* 7,550,003 Conformal laminate stent device 1 2002
7,556,643 Graft inside stent 1 2002
* 2004/0019,373 Graft inside stent 9 2002
7,235,083 Methods and devices for aiding in situ assembly of repair devices 4 2003
* 2007/0299,498 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR AIDING IN SITU ASSEMBLY OF REPAIR DEVICES 4 2007
 
HORIZON TECHNOLOGY FUNDING COMPANY LLC (2)
* 6,302,892 Blood flow conduit delivery system and method of use 33 1999
6,582,444 Blood flow conduit delivery system and method of use 18 2001
 
United States Surgical Corporation (2)
* 5,843,119 Apparatus and method for dilatation of a body lumen and delivery of a prothesis therein 33 1996
* 5,993,484 Apparatus and method for dilatation of a body lumen and delivery of a prosthesis therein 48 1998
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (1)
8,728,147 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 0 2011
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES (1)
* 2005/0216,043 Stented end graft vessel device for anastomosis and related methods for percutaneous placement 36 2004
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (7)
7,147,661 Radially expandable stent 61 2001
7,125,464 Method for manufacturing an endovascular graft section 26 2001
7,090,693 Endovascular graft joint and method for manufacture 15 2001
* 2003/0116,260 Method and apparatus for manufacturing an endovascular graft section 2 2001
7,081,129 Endovascular graft 40 2002
7,147,660 Advanced endovascular graft 74 2002
7,803,178 Inflatable porous implants and methods for drug delivery 11 2004
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