US Patent No: 5,693,085

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Stent with collagen

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Collagen applied to a vascular stem for increasing the biocompatability of the stent on implantation find method of treatment.

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LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLCPLANO, TX277

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Buirge, Andrew W Minneapolis, MN 11 1328
Burmeister, Paul H White Bear Lake, MN 27 1765
Buscemi, Paul J Long Lake, MN 70 5189

Cited Art Landscape

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (5)
4,950,227 Stent delivery system 624 1988
5,234,457 Impregnated stent 405 1991
5,304,121 Drug delivery system making use of a hydrogel polymer coating 484 1991
5,197,977 Drug delivery collagen-impregnated synthetic vascular graft 355 1992
5,234,456 Hydrophilic stent 486 1992
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (4)
4,739,762 Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft 1047 1986
5,195,984 Expandable intraluminal graft 607 1991
5,316,023 Method for bilateral intra-aortic bypass 396 1992
5,336,518 Treatment of metallic surfaces using radiofrequency plasma deposition and chemical attachment of bioactive agents 134 1992
 
Organogenesis, Inc. (4)
4,835,102 Tissue equivalent test systems 70 1987
4,837,379 Fibrin-collagen tissue equivalents and methods for preparation thereof 96 1988
5,106,949 Collagen compositions and methods for preparation thereof 45 1989
5,256,418 Collagen constructs 107 1990
 
AMS MEDINVENT S.A. (3)
4,655,771 Prosthesis comprising an expansible or contractile tubular body 1284 1983
4,732,152 Device for implantation and a method of implantation in a vessel using such device 661 1986
5,061,275 Self-expanding prosthesis 617 1989
 
COLLAGEN AESTHETICS, INC. (3)
5,024,841 Collagen wound healing matrices and process for their production 109 1988
4,950,483 Collagen wound healing matrices and process for their production 171 1988
5,110,604 Processes for producing collagen matrixes and methods of using same 66 1990
 
METHODIST HOSPITAL OF INDIANA, INC. (3)
4,902,508 Tissue graft composition 384 1988
4,956,178 Tissue graft composition 232 1989
5,281,422 Graft for promoting autogenous tissue growth 315 1991
 
ANGEION CORPORATION (2)
4,986,831 Medical implant 146 1988
5,192,311 Medical implant and method of making 186 1990
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (2)
5,037,377 Means for improving biocompatibility of implants, particularly of vascular grafts 202 1986
5,282,823 Intravascular radially expandable stent 466 1992
 
ALEXANDER BALKO (1)
4,512,338 Process for restoring patency to body vessels 784 1983
 
B. BRAUN-SSC AG (1)
4,902,290 Process for the preparation of a vessel prosthesis impregnated with crosslinked gelatin 78 1988
 
BIOETICA (1)
4,591,456 Process for obtaining homogeneous layers of native collagen, its application in covering or encapsulating various supports and the supports thus covered 10 1985
 
COLLA-TEC, INC., A CORP. OF DE. (1)
5,026,381 Multi-layered, semi-permeable conduit for nerve regeneration comprised of type 1 collagen, its method of manufacture and a method of nerve regeneration using said conduit 54 1990
 
COLLAGENESIS, INC. (1)
5,201,764 Biologically compatible collagenous reaction product and articles useful as medical implants produced therefrom 60 1992
 
CORVITA CORPORATION (1)
5,019,090 Radially expandable endoprosthesis and the like 707 1988
 
DARDIK, SHEILA (1)
5,131,908 Tubular prosthesis for vascular reconstructive surgery and process for preparing same 79 1990
 
DOTTER, PAMELA, B. (1)
4,503,569 Transluminally placed expandable graft prosthesis 865 1983
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (1)
5,061,276 Multi-layered poly(tetrafluoroethylene)/elastomer materials useful for in vivo implantation 136 1988
 
EMORY UNIVERSITY (1)
5,383,928 Stent sheath for local drug delivery 378 1993
 
EXPANDABLE GRAFTS PARTNERSHIP, 8000 I.H. 10 WEST, STE. 1265, SAN ANTONIO, TX A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP OF TX. (1)
4,733,665 Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft 2116 1985
 
EXPANDABLE GRAFTS PARTNERSHIP, A TX. GENERAL PARTNERSHIP (1)
4,776,337 Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft 1122 1986
 
HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM (1)
5,258,042 Intravascular hydrogel implant 241 1991
 
Kureha Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,378,017 Composite material of de-N-acetylated chitin and fibrous collagen 50 1981
 
LATHAM, DANIEL W. (1)
5,464,650 Intravascular stent and method 740 1993
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
5,108,424 Collagen-impregnated dacron graft 188 1991
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
4,252,759 Cross flow filtration molding method 32 1979
 
MEADOX MEDICALS, INC. (1)
4,842,575 Method for forming impregnated synthetic vascular grafts 127 1988
 
MEDINVENT S.A., A COMPANY OF SWITZERLAND (1)
4,848,343 Device for transluminal implantation 358 1987
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (1)
5,100,429 Endovascular stent and delivery system 461 1989
 
NUMED, INC. (1)
5,389,106 Impermeable expandable intravascular stent 451 1993
 
OLYMPUS TERUMO BIOMATERIALS CORP. (1)
5,263,983 Medical material and prosthetic skin in which cells can invade 28 1990
 
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
5,275,826 Fluidized intestinal submucosa and its use as an injectable tissue graft 215 1992
 
SANDERLING MANAGEMENT CO LLC (1)
5,376,376 Resorbable vascular wound dressings 130 1993
 
Shepherd Patents S.A. (1)
4,954,126 Prosthesis comprising an expansible or contractile tubular body 670 1989
 
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD. (1)
4,950,178 AC power interconnect for stacked electronic devices 25 1989
 
THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY (1)
5,131,907 Method of treating a synthetic naturally occurring surface with a collagen laminate to support microvascular endothelial cell growth, and the surface itself 84 1991
 
UNITD STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (1)
5,342,387 Artificial support for a blood vessel 323 1992
 
University Patents, Inc. (1)
4,801,299 Body implants of extracellular matrix and means and methods of making and using such implants 284 1984
 
WILKRACHT PTY. LTD (1)
4,319,363 Vascular prostheses 101 1979
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
4,190,909 Apparatus and method for surgical repair of dissecting thoracic aneurysms and the like 79 1978
5,360,443 Aortic graft for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm 473 1990
5,147,370 Nitinol stent for hollow body conduits 471 1991
5,151,105 Collapsible vessel sleeve implant 425 1991

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ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (78)
5,897,911 Polymer-coated stent structure 188 1997
6,287,285 Therapeutic, diagnostic, or hydrophilic coating for an intracorporeal medical device 121 1999
6,334,868 Stent cover 24 1999
6,800,089 Mechanical attachment method of cover materials on stents 17 2000
6,663,664 Self-expanding stent with time variable radial force 86 2000
6,641,607 Double tube stent 73 2000
6,635,082 Radiopaque stent 75 2000
6,764,505 Variable surface area stent 269 2001
7,862,495 Radiation or drug delivery source with activity gradient to minimize edge effects 1 2001
7,169,178 Stent with drug coating 61 2002
7,470,283 Biodegradable drug delivery material for stent 7 2003
7,390,333 Biodegradable drug delivery material for stent 11 2003
7,258,891 Stent mounting assembly and a method of using the same to coat a stent 19 2003
7,186,789 Bioabsorbable, biobeneficial polyester polymers for use in drug eluting stent coatings 11 2003
7,285,304 Fluid treatment of a polymeric coating on an implantable medical device 20 2003
7,169,173 Composite stent with regioselective material and a method of forming the same 21 2003
7,198,675 Stent mandrel fixture and method for selectively coating surfaces of a stent 53 2003
7,563,324 System and method for coating an implantable medical device 27 2003
7,699,890 Medicated porous metal prosthesis and a method of making the same 1 2004
7,674,493 Method of making a variable surface area stent 1 2004
7,553,377 Apparatus and method for electrostatic coating of an abluminal stent surface 14 2004
7,329,366 Method of polishing implantable medical devices to lower thrombogenecity and increase mechanical stability 8 2004
7,077,860 Method of reducing or eliminating thrombus formation 23 2004
8,568,469 Stent locking element and a method of securing a stent on a delivery system 0 2004
8,172,897 Polymer and metal composite implantable medical devices 0 2004
7,297,159 Selective coating of medical devices 8 2004
7,229,471 Compositions containing fast-leaching plasticizers for improved performance of medical devices 66 2004
8,173,062 Controlled deformation of a polymer tube in fabricating a medical article 1 2004
8,043,553 Controlled deformation of a polymer tube with a restraining surface in fabricating a medical article 3 2004
7,632,307 Abluminal, multilayer coating constructs for drug-delivery stents 8 2004
7,758,881 Anti-proliferative and anti-inflammatory agent combination for treatment of vascular disorders with an implantable medical device 1 2005
7,381,048 Stents with profiles for gripping a balloon catheter and molds for fabricating stents 2 2005
7,291,166 Polymeric stent patterns 13 2005
7,875,283 Biodegradable polymers for use with implantable medical devices 4 2005
7,622,070 Method of manufacturing an implantable polymeric medical device 7 2005
7,875,233 Method of fabricating a biaxially oriented implantable medical device 6 2005
7,658,880 Polymeric stent polishing method and apparatus 2 2005
7,297,758 Method for extending shelf-life of constructs of semi-crystallizable polymers 2 2005
7,476,245 Polymeric stent patterns 4 2005
7,867,547 Selectively coating luminal surfaces of stents 0 2005
7,951,185 Delivery of a stent at an elevated temperature 3 2006
7,989,018 Fluid treatment of a polymeric coating on an implantable medical device 2 2006
8,003,156 Rotatable support elements for stents 5 2006
7,761,968 Method of crimping a polymeric stent 5 2006
7,959,940 Polymer-bioceramic composite implantable medical devices 3 2006
7,731,890 Methods of fabricating stents with enhanced fracture toughness 1 2006
7,794,776 Modification of polymer stents with radiation 4 2006
7,740,791 Method of fabricating a stent with features by blow molding 0 2006
7,998,404 Reduced temperature sterilization of stents 4 2006
7,757,543 Radio frequency identification monitoring of stents 1 2006
7,794,495 Controlled degradation of stents 6 2006
7,886,419 Stent crimping apparatus and method 0 2006
7,923,022 Degradable polymeric implantable medical devices with continuous phase and discrete phase 3 2006
7,842,737 Polymer blend-bioceramic composite implantable medical devices 3 2006
7,824,440 Stent with drug coating 3 2006
7,824,441 Stent with drug coating 3 2006
7,820,229 Method of coating a stent 3 2006
7,666,223 Stent with drug coating 4 2006
7,312,299 Bioabsorbabl, biobeneficial polyester polymers for stent coatings 1 2006
7,301,001 Bioabsorbable, biobeneficial polyester polymers for stent coatings 2 2006
8,197,879 Method for selectively coating surfaces of a stent 0 2007
7,604,700 Stent mandrel fixture and method for selectively coating surfaces of a stent 1 2007
7,662,326 Compositions containing fast-leaching plasticizers for improved performance of medical devices 1 2007
7,955,381 Polymer-bioceramic composite implantable medical device with different types of bioceramic particles 0 2007
8,470,014 Stent-catheter assembly with a releasable connection for stent retention 0 2007
8,109,994 Biodegradable drug delivery material for stent 2 2008
7,967,998 Method of polishing implantable medical devices to lower thrombogenecity and increase mechanical stability 0 2008
7,749,554 Method for coating stents 0 2008
7,708,548 Molds for fabricating stents with profiles for gripping a balloon catheter 1 2008
8,007,529 Medicated porous metal prosthesis 5 2008
8,414,642 Biodegradable stent of a polyorthoester polymer or a polyanhydride polymer 0 2008
8,066,762 Assembly for manufacturing an implantable polymeric medical device 1 2009
8,062,353 Abluminal, multilayer coating constructs for drug-delivery stents 0 2009
8,119,184 Method of making a variable surface area stent 1 2010
8,293,367 Nanoshells on polymers 1 2011
8,637,110 Rotatable support elements for stents 0 2011
8,596,215 Rotatable support elements for stents 0 2011
8,465,789 Rotatable support elements for stents 0 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (54)
5,824,046 Covered stent 155 1996
6,652,581 Medical device with porous surface for controlled drug release and method of making the same 70 1998
6,478,814 Stent securement sleeves and optional coatings and methods of use 45 1999
6,770,086 Stent covering formed of porous polytetraflouroethylene 45 2000
6,805,702 Hybrid sleeve material and structure 31 2000
6,893,431 Medical device for delivering patches 61 2001
7,291,165 Medical device for delivering biologically active material 22 2002
7,226,475 Stent with variable properties 21 2002
8,449,601 Medical devices 0 2002
7,318,836 Covered stent 2 2003
7,713,297 Drug-releasing stent with ceramic-containing layer 37 2003
7,326,245 Medical device for delivering biologically active material 21 2004
8,435,285 Composite stent with inner and outer stent elements and method of using the same 0 2004
7,481,788 Medical device for delivering patches 3 2005
8,043,366 Overlapping stent 2 2005
8,089,029 Bioabsorbable metal medical device and method of manufacture 1 2006
8,187,620 Medical devices comprising a porous metal oxide or metal material and a polymer coating for delivering therapeutic agents 1 2006
8,048,150 Endoprosthesis having a fiber meshwork disposed thereon 1 2006
8,685,075 Catheter with stent and method for the production of a catheter with stent 0 2006
8,067,054 Stents with ceramic drug reservoir layer and methods of making and using the same 2 2007
7,976,915 Endoprosthesis with select ceramic morphology 1 2007
8,002,823 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2007
7,942,926 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2007
7,931,683 Articles having ceramic coated surfaces 12 2007
8,052,743 Endoprosthesis with three-dimensional disintegration control 0 2007
7,758,909 Medical device with porous surface for controlled drug release and method of making the same 0 2007
8,353,949 Medical devices with drug-eluting coating 1 2007
8,052,744 Medical devices and methods of making the same 1 2007
8,052,745 Endoprosthesis 0 2007
8,002,821 Bioerodible metallic ENDOPROSTHESES 3 2007
8,128,689 Bioerodible endoprosthesis with biostable inorganic layers 1 2007
8,057,534 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 5 2007
7,981,150 Endoprosthesis with coatings 4 2007
8,216,632 Endoprosthesis coating 0 2007
8,029,554 Stent with embedded material 2 2007
7,938,855 Deformable underlayer for stent 2 2007
8,157,751 Coil member for a medical device 1 2007
8,080,055 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2007
8,147,538 Covered stent 0 2008
8,431,149 Coated medical devices for abluminal drug delivery 0 2008
8,070,797 Medical device with a porous surface for delivery of a therapeutic agent 2 2008
7,998,192 Endoprostheses 1 2008
8,236,046 Bioerodible endoprosthesis 0 2008
8,221,822 Medical device coating by laser cladding 0 2008
7,985,252 Bioerodible endoprosthesis 1 2008
8,382,824 Medical implant having NANO-crystal grains with barrier layers of metal nitrides or fluorides 0 2008
8,071,156 Endoprostheses 1 2009
8,287,937 Endoprosthese 1 2009
8,449,603 Endoprosthesis coating 1 2009
8,231,980 Medical implants including iridium oxide 0 2009
8,267,992 Self-buffering medical implants 0 2010
8,066,763 Drug-releasing stent with ceramic-containing layer 0 2010
8,574,615 Medical devices having nanoporous coatings for controlled therapeutic agent delivery 0 2010
8,668,732 Surface treated bioerodible metal endoprostheses 0 2011
 
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC. (28)
6,656,216 Composite stent with regioselective material 174 2001
7,964,210 Degradable polymeric implantable medical devices with a continuous phase and discrete phase 0 2006
8,603,530 Nanoshell therapy 0 2006
8,048,448 Nanoshells for drug delivery 0 2006
8,333,000 Methods for improving stent retention on a balloon catheter 0 2006
8,017,237 Nanoshells on polymers 1 2006
8,099,849 Optimizing fracture toughness of polymeric stent 0 2006
8,025,916 Methods for forming a composite stent with regioselective material 0 2006
8,343,530 Polymer-and polymer blend-bioceramic composite implantable medical devices 0 2006
8,486,135 Implantable medical devices fabricated from branched polymers 0 2007
8,262,723 Implantable medical devices fabricated from polymer blends with star-block copolymers 0 2007
8,034,287 Radiation sterilization of medical devices 10 2007
7,951,194 Bioabsorbable stent with radiopaque coating 1 2007
7,829,008 Fabricating a stent from a blow molded tube 4 2007
7,959,857 Radiation sterilization of medical devices 5 2007
8,293,260 Elastomeric copolymer coatings containing poly (tetramethyl carbonate) for implantable medical devices 0 2007
8,202,528 Implantable medical devices with elastomeric block copolymer coatings 4 2007
8,425,591 Methods of forming polymer-bioceramic composite medical devices with bioceramic particles 0 2007
8,535,372 Bioabsorbable stent with prohealing layer 0 2007
8,128,688 Carbon coating on an implantable device 0 2007
8,048,441 Nanobead releasing medical devices 0 2007
8,016,879 Drug delivery after biodegradation of the stent scaffolding 3 2007
7,901,452 Method to fabricate a stent having selected morphology to reduce restenosis 11 2007
7,823,263 Method of removing stent islands from a stent 0 2007
8,689,729 Apparatus for coating stents 0 2008
8,435,550 Anti-proliferative and anti-inflammatory agent combination for treatment of vascular disorders with an implantable medical device 0 2008
8,585,754 Stent formed of a Biodegradable material 0 2012
8,592,036 Nanoshells on polymers 0 2012
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (28)
7,682,380 Kink-resistant bifurcated prosthesis 0 2002
8,323,328 Kink resistant stent-graft 0 2002
8,623,065 Exterior supported self-expanding stent-graft 0 2002
7,867,250 Septal occluder and associated methods 0 2002
7,220,265 Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure method and device 29 2003
7,658,747 Medical device for manipulation of a medical implant 4 2003
7,431,729 Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with radial and circumferential support 29 2003
7,318,833 PFO closure device with flexible thrombogenic joint and improved dislodgement resistance 7 2003
7,766,820 Expandable sheath tubing 1 2003
7,678,123 Tubular patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with catch system 39 2004
7,963,952 Expandable sheath tubing 0 2004
8,262,694 Devices, systems, and methods for closure of cardiac openings 0 2005
7,871,419 Delivery/recovery system for septal occluder 5 2005
7,842,053 Double coil occluder 0 2005
8,308,760 Delivery systems and methods for PFO closure device with two anchors 0 2005
8,361,110 Heart-shaped PFO closure device 0 2005
7,704,268 Closure device with hinges 6 2005
8,257,389 Catching mechanisms for tubular septal occluder 0 2005
8,361,111 Devices, systems and methods for closure of cardiac openings 0 2005
8,277,480 Catch member for PFO occluder 1 2006
8,480,706 Tubular patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with catch system 0 2006
8,551,135 Screw catch mechanism for PFO occluder and method of use 0 2007
7,967,840 PFO closure device with flexible thrombogenic joint and improved dislodgement resistance 1 2007
8,568,431 Delivery/recovery system for septal occluder 0 2011
8,480,709 Catching mechanisms for tubular septal occluder 1 2012
8,430,907 Catch member for PFO occluder 0 2012
8,568,447 Delivery systems and methods for PFO closure device with two anchors 0 2012
8,636,765 Catch member for PFO occluder 0 2013
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES VASCULAR ENTERPRISES LIMITED (22)
6,755,856 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection, coupled with improved protection against restenosis and thrombus formation 64 2001
7,789,904 Methods and apparatus for a stent having an expandable web structure 3 2003
7,927,364 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection coupled with improved protections against restenosis and thrombus formation 0 2004
7,887,577 Apparatus for a stent having an expandable web structure 2 2004
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7,842,078 Apparatus for a stent having an expandable web structure and delivery system 3 2004
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7,815,763 Porous membranes for medical implants and methods of manufacture 4 2005
7,887,578 Stent having an expandable web structure 2 2006
7,927,365 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection coupled with improved protections against restenosis and thrombus formation 0 2007
8,088,157 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection coupled with improved protections against restenosis and thrombus formation 0 2007
7,811,314 Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection coupled with improved protections against restenosis and thrombus formation 3 2007
8,016,874 Flexible stent with elevated scaffolding properties 0 2007
8,128,679 Flexible stent with torque-absorbing connectors 0 2007
8,337,544 Endoprosthesis having flexible connectors 0 2007
7,850,726 Endoprosthesis having struts linked by foot extensions 3 2007
8,303,645 Methods and apparatus for a stent having an expandable web structure 0 2010
8,343,208 Stent having an expandable web structure 0 2010
8,246,674 Endoprosthesis having struts linked by foot extensions 0 2010
 
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6,159,165 Three dimensional spherical micro-coils manufactured from radiopaque nickel-titanium microstrand 65 1998
6,165,194 Intravascular flow modifier and reinforcement device 35 1998
6,296,622 Endoluminal device delivery system using axially recovering shape memory material 143 1998
6,241,691 Coated superelastic stent 82 1999
6,168,570 Micro-strand cable with enhanced radiopacity 87 1999
6,478,773 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 93 2000
6,656,218 Intravascular flow modifier and reinforcement device 22 2000
6,416,541 Intravascular flow modifier and reinforcement device 7 2000
6,475,169 Micro-strand cable with enhanced radiopacity 20 2001
6,616,617 Vasoocclusive device for treatment of aneurysms 42 2001
6,500,149 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 38 2001
6,497,671 Coated superelastic stent 55 2001
6,835,185 Intravascular device deployment mechanism incorporating mechanical detachment 29 2002
6,966,892 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 21 2002
6,855,155 Intravascular flow modifier and reinforcement device 7 2002
6,913,618 Intravascular flow modifier and reinforcement device 14 2003
7,575,582 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 13 2006
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6,290,731 Aortic graft having a precursor gasket for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm 18 1998
7,500,988 Stent for use in a stent graft 21 2000
6,626,938 Stent graft having a pleated graft member 27 2000
6,482,227 Stent graft having improved attachment within a body vessel 58 2000
6,585,764 Stent with therapeutically active dosage of rapamycin coated thereon 153 2001
7,326,237 Supra-renal anchoring prosthesis 15 2002
7,314,483 Stent graft with branch leg 16 2002
7,267,685 Bilateral extension prosthesis and method of delivery 14 2002
7,229,472 Thoracic aneurysm repair prosthesis and system 5 2002
6,942,692 Supra-renal prosthesis and renal artery bypass 11 2002
6,887,268 Extension prosthesis for an arterial repair 26 2002
6,808,536 Stent containing rapamycin or its analogs using a modified stent 50 2003
7,862,609 Stent graft having a pleated graft member 14 2003
7,223,286 Local delivery of rapamycin for treatment of proliferative sequelae associated with PTCA procedures, including delivery using a modified stent 23 2004
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MEDINOL LTD. (15)
7,141,062 Longitudinally flexible stent 23 2000
6,736,838 Method and apparatus for covering a stent 32 2000
6,709,453 Longitudinally flexible stent 20 2001
7,828,835 Longitudinally flexible stent 1 2001
6,723,119 Longitudinally flexible stent 40 2001
7,621,947 Longitudinally flexible stent 2 2002
7,722,658 Longitudinally flexible stent 1 2003
7,384,428 Method and apparatus for covering a stent 0 2003
7,758,627 Longitudinally flexible stent 0 2004
7,763,064 Stent having struts with reverse direction curvature 0 2004
7,959,664 Flat process of drug coating for stents 0 2006
8,317,851 Longitudinally flexible stent 0 2006
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8,382,821 Helical hybrid stent 0 2009
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7,201,917 Porous delivery scaffold and method 26 2002
7,163,563 Unitary surgical device and method 45 2002
7,819,918 Implantable tissue repair device 3 2003
7,513,866 Intestine processing device and associated method 0 2004
7,354,627 Method for organizing the assembly of collagen fibers and compositions formed therefrom 8 2004
7,569,233 Hybrid biologic-synthetic bioabsorbable scaffolds 3 2005
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6,974,474 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 114 2002
7,056,337 Natural tissue stent 4 2003
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8,663,308 Graft with bioabsorbable support frame 0 2006
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8,211,168 Graft material, stent graft and method 0 2007
8,057,528 Balloon-stent combination 1 2007
7,846,199 Remodelable prosthetic valve 1 2008
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (11)
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6,312,457 Intraluminal lining 83 1999
6,827,737 EPTFE covering for endovascular prostheses and method of manufacture 56 2001
7,399,312 Stent design with sheath attachment members 1 2001
7,550,003 Conformal laminate stent device 1 2002
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7,530,994 Non-porous graft with fastening elements 0 2003
7,682,382 Intraluminal lining 0 2006
8,209,843 Non-porous graft with fastening elements 0 2007
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8,083,788 Apparatus and methods for positioning prostheses for deployment from a catheter 0 2006
8,652,198 Apparatus and methods for deployment of linked prosthetic segments 0 2007
8,486,132 Devices and methods for controlling expandable prostheses during deployment 1 2007
8,317,859 Devices and methods for controlling expandable prostheses during deployment 0 2007
8,460,358 Rapid exchange interventional devices and methods 0 2007
8,585,747 Devices and methods for controlling and indicating the length of an interventional element 0 2007
8,177,831 Stent delivery apparatus and method 0 2008
8,257,427 Expandable stent 6 2009
8,282,680 Multiple independent nested stent structures and methods for their preparation and deployment 0 2009
8,574,282 Apparatus and methods for delivery of braided prostheses 0 2011
 
WYETH (10)
8,029,561 Drug combination useful for prevention of restenosis 0 2000
6,776,796 Antiinflammatory drug and delivery device 107 2001
7,261,735 Local drug delivery devices and methods for maintaining the drug coatings thereon 50 2001
8,303,609 Coated medical devices 0 2001
7,195,640 Coated medical devices for the treatment of vulnerable plaque 58 2002
7,108,701 Drug releasing anastomosis devices and methods for treating anastomotic sites 77 2002
7,056,550 Medical devices, drug coatings and methods for maintaining the drug coatings thereon 25 2003
7,300,662 Drug/drug delivery systems for the prevention and treatment of vascular disease 11 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 0 2004
 
BRONCUS MEDICAL INC. (9)
7,175,644 Devices and methods for maintaining collateral channels in tissue 76 2001
7,422,563 Multifunctional tip catheter for applying energy to tissue and detecting the presence of blood flow 10 2002
7,815,590 Devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in tissue 18 2004
7,708,712 Methods and devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in a body organ 5 2004
7,462,162 Antiproliferative devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in a body organ 9 2004
8,308,682 Devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in tissue 0 2006
8,002,740 Devices for maintaining patency of surgically created channels in tissue 4 2006
8,409,167 Devices for delivering substances through an extra-anatomic opening created in an airway 1 2006
8,608,724 Devices for delivering substances through an extra-anatomic opening created in an airway 0 2010
 
INNOVATIONAL HOLDINGS LLC (9)
7,819,912 Expandable medical device with beneficial agent delivery mechanism 0 2003
7,896,912 Expandable medical device with S-shaped bridging elements 0 2004
8,187,321 Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 0 2005
7,850,727 Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 3 2005
7,842,083 Expandable medical device with improved spatial distribution 0 2006
7,850,728 Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 1 2006
8,052,734 Expandable medical device with beneficial agent delivery mechanism 0 2008
8,052,735 Expandable medical device with ductile hinges 0 2008
8,439,968 Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 0 2011
 
BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC. (8)
6,398,803 Partial encapsulation of stents 103 1999
6,558,414 Partial encapsulation of stents using strips and bands 36 1999
6,770,087 Partial encapsulation of stents 19 2001
7,914,639 Partial encapsulation of stents 3 2009
8,617,337 Partial encapsulation of stents 0 2011
8,617,441 Methods for making an encapsulated stent 0 2012
8,337,650 Methods for making a supported graft 3 2012
8,647,458 Methods for making a supported graft 0 2012
 
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. (8)
6,317,615 Method and system for reducing arterial restenosis in the presence of an intravascular stent 24 1999
6,648,881 Method for reducing arterial restenosis in the presence of an intravascular stent 51 2001
6,519,488 Method and system for reducing arterial restenosis in the presence of an intravascular stent 29 2001
7,236,821 Chronically-implanted device for sensing and therapy 113 2002
7,493,162 Pulmonary vein stent for treating atrial fibrillation 4 2002
6,939,345 Method for reducing restenosis in the presence of an intravascular stent 43 2003
7,567,841 Method and apparatus for delivering combined electrical and drug therapies 5 2004
8,660,648 Implantable and rechargeable neural stimulator 0 2012
 
COOK BIOTECH INCORPORATED (5)
7,485,138 Tubular graft construct 9 2002
7,699,895 Multi-formed collagenous biomaterial medical device 6 2003
8,007,542 Freeze-dried collagenous biomaterial medical sponge device 0 2007
8,652,191 Tubular graft construct 0 2008
8,128,708 Multi-formed collagenous biomaterial medical device for use in wound care 3 2010
 
MICRUS ENDOVASCULAR CORPORATION (5)
7,326,225 Vasoocclusive device for treatment of aneurysms 9 2003
7,255,707 Intravascular device deployment mechanism incorporating mechanical detachment 8 2004
7,198,613 Apparatus for deployment of micro-coil using a catheter 22 2004
7,740,637 Apparatus and method for deployment of a therapeutic device using a catheter 6 2007
8,298,256 Apparatus and method for deployment of a therapeutic device using a catheter 0 2010
 
Organogenesis, Inc. (5)
7,060,103 Tissue repair fabric 19 2003
7,214,242 Bioengineered tubular graft prostheses 7 2003
7,121,999 Method of preparing layered graft prostheses 8 2003
6,986,735 Method of making a bioremodelable vascular graft prosthesis 11 2003
7,041,131 Bioengineered vascular graft support prostheses 7 2003
 
SUROS SURGICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (5)
8,280,486 Site marker visable under multiple modalities 1 2005
8,060,183 Site marker visible under multiple modalities 0 2006
8,442,623 Site marker visible under multiple modalities 0 2008
8,433,391 Site marker 0 2008
8,352,014 Site marker visible under multiple modalities 0 2011
 
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (5)
6,579,307 Endovascular prosthesis having a layer of biological tissue 11 2001
7,137,947 Endovascular prosthesis having a layer of biological tissue 0 2003
7,547,322 Prosthetic valve and method for making same 26 2004
7,377,938 Prosthetic cardiac value and method for making same 33 2004
7,559,953 Method for fixing tissue 1 2005
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (4)
6,579,314 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 82 1999
6,740,115 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 33 2003
7,083,640 Covered stent with encapsulated ends 15 2004
8,196,279 Stent-graft covering process 4 2009
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (4)
6,979,348 Reflowed drug-polymer coated stent and method thereof 63 2003
7,524,331 Catheter delivered valve having a barrier to provide an enhanced seal 11 2006
7,575,632 Reflowed drug-polymer coated stent and method thereof 9 2007
7,575,590 Branch vessel graft design and deployment method 0 2007
 
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (4)
6,592,623 Engineered muscle 54 1999
7,615,373 Electroprocessed collagen and tissue engineering 17 2003
7,374,774 Electroprocessed material made by simultaneously electroprocessing a natural protein polymer and two synthetic polymers 17 2003
7,759,082 Electroprocessed fibrin-based matrices and tissues 0 2004
 
DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC. (3)
6,638,312 Reinforced small intestinal submucosa (SIS) 59 2001
7,160,333 Reinforced small intestinal submucosa 41 2003
7,799,089 Reinforced small intestinal submucosa 3 2006
 
MED INSTITUTE, INC. (3)
7,652,077 Graft prosthesis, materials and methods 6 2004
7,550,004 Endoluminal device with extracellular matrix material and methods 13 2005
7,887,576 Endoluminal device with extracellular matrix material and methods 4 2009
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (3)
6,656,214 Methods and apparatus for conformably sealing prostheses within body lumens 53 1998
6,488,701 Stent-graft assembly with thin-walled graft component and method of manufacture 107 1998
6,143,022 Stent-graft assembly with dual configuration graft component and method of manufacture 72 1998
 
OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY (3)
7,686,842 Endovascular stent graft 0 2001
8,444,666 Retrievable filter 0 2003
8,613,763 Implantable vascular device 0 2008
 
PROVIDENCE HEALTH SYSTEM - OREGON (3)
7,166,124 Method for manufacturing sutureless bioprosthetic stent 3 2002
7,163,556 Bioprosthesis and method for suturelessly making same 25 2002
7,322,932 Method for suturelessly attaching a biomaterial to an implantable bioprosthesis frame 36 2004
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
6,379,379 Stent with smooth ends 148 1999
6,652,575 Stent with smooth ends 100 2001
7,445,629 Medical device for delivering biologically active material 6 2004
 
BIOINSPIRE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
8,563,510 Free-standing biodegradable patch 0 2010
8,529,941 Free-standing biodegradable patch 0 2010
 
CLARIAN HEALTH PARTNERS, INC. (2)
6,187,039 Tubular submucosal graft constructs 102 1999
6,475,232 Stent with reduced thrombogenicity 78 1999
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (2)
8,366,787 Hybrid biologic-synthetic bioabsorbable scaffolds 0 2002
8,652,163 Apparatus and method for deployment of a therapeutic device using a catheter 0 2012
 
Diseno y Desarrollo Medico, S.A. de C.V. (2)
6,468,300 Stent covered heterologous tissue 15 1997
6,254,627 Non-thrombogenic stent jacket 33 1998
 
ENDOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
6,290,722 Tacky attachment method of covered materials on stents 46 2000
6,786,919 Self-expanding intravascular device with protector members 10 2001
 
FLEXIBLE STENTING SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
7,803,180 Flexible stent 3 2006
8,500,794 Flexible stent 1 2011
 
MEMORY MEDICAL SYSTEMS (2)
8,052,670 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube 0 2006
8,377,037 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube 0 2011
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (2)
6,193,749 Calcification-resistant biomaterials 14 1997
7,604,663 Medical devices with polymer/inorganic substrate composites 3 1999
 
SULZER INTRA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (2)
5,815,904 Method for making a stent 40 1997
6,022,343 Bridged coil catheter support structure 68 1998
 
THORATEC CORPORATION (2)
7,288,111 Flexible stent and method of making the same 14 2002
7,758,629 Flexible stent and method of making the same 2 2006
 
ABIOMED, INC. (1)
6,210,318 Stented balloon pump system and method for using same 38 1999
 
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH SERVICES, INC. (1)
5,990,379 Prosthetic devices including elastin or elastin-based materials 29 1996
 
DESIGN & PERFORMANCE - CYPRUS LIMITED (1)
7,108,717 Stent covered with heterologous tissue 2 2002
 
DEVICOR MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
8,306,602 Biopsy cavity marking device 0 2005
 
EBARA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
7,971,333 Manufacturing process for polymetric stents 6 2006
 
EMORY UNIVERSITY (1)
6,355,055 Endovascular support device and method of use 44 1997
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (1)
6,843,802 Delivery apparatus for a self expanding retractable stent 85 2000
 
ETHICON, INC. (1)
7,615,065 Areal implant 1 2002
 
GP MEDICAL, INC. (1)
7,351,421 Drug-eluting stent having collagen drug carrier chemically treated with genipin 12 2004
 
HORIZON TECHNOLOGY FUNDING COMPANY LLC (1)
6,406,488 Healing transmyocardial implant 28 1998
 
Inst. of Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Acdmy of Med. Science (1)
6,004,943 Protein-coated medical substrates for local delivery of genes and method of forming coatings on the substrates 16 1996
 
INTERMEDICS, INC. (1)
6,024,764 Apparatus for imparting physician-determined shapes to implantable tubular devices 43 1997
 
KELLER, MICHAEL J. (1)
6,805,706 Stent-graft with rails 35 2003
 
LEMAITRE VASCULAR, INC. (1)
6,974,473 Function-enhanced thrombolytic AV fistula and method 17 2002
 
LIFECELL CORPORATION (1)
8,333,803 Reinforced biologic material 0 2009
 
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (1)
6,913,762 Stent having non-woven framework containing cells 11 2001
 
METHODIST HOSPITAL OF INDIANA, INC. (1)
5,955,110 Multilayered submucosal graft constructs and method for making the same 140 1996
 
NOVOSTE CORPORATION (1)
7,108,684 Drug delivery balloon catheter 18 2003
 
Providence Health System, Inc. (1)
6,372,228 Method of producing elastin, elastin-based biomaterials and tropoelastin materials 23 1997
 
REMON MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (1)
8,303,643 Method and device for electrochemical formation of therapeutic species in vivo 0 2010
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
8,529,615 Element that can be fixed in a blood vessel and is provided with biomarkers 0 2011
 
SORIN BIOMEDICA S.P.A. (1)
6,491,720 Angioplasty stent adapted to counter restenosis respective kit and components 43 2000
 
SURMODICS, INC. (1)
7,220,276 Endovascular graft coatings 4 2000
 
SYNECOR, LLC (1)
6,932,930 Intraluminal prostheses having polymeric material with selectively modified crystallinity and methods of making same 66 2003
 
Teramed, Inc. (1)
6,575,994 Method and apparatus concerning bypass grafts 38 2000
 
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE (1)
7,790,010 Spatially selective deposition of polysaccharide layer onto patterned template 1 2005
 
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES (1)
6,248,128 Expandable intraluminal stents 9 1997
 
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6,478,813 Method for joining grafts in a common body passageway 14 1999
6,695,876 Endovascular prosthesis 23 2000
6,613,082 Stent having cover with drug delivery capability 32 2000
6,379,382 Stent having cover with drug delivery capability 98 2000
6,613,084 Stent having cover with drug delivery capability 67 2001
7,938,798 Medical device for delivering patches 0 2009