Stent with collagen

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PATENT NO 5693085
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08429308

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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, TX151

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Buirge, Andrew W Minnepaolis, MN 9 1768
Burmeister, Paul H Maple Grove, MN 22 2560
Buscemi, Paul J Long Lake, MN 58 7653

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* 6312457 Intraluminal lining 151 1999
* 6827737 EPTFE covering for endovascular prostheses and method of manufacture 79 2001
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7550003 Conformal laminate stent device 3 2002
7510571 Pleated composite ePTFE/textile hybrid covering 32 2003
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7560006 Pressure lamination method for forming composite ePTFE/textile and ePTFE/stent/textile prostheses 63 2003
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7530994 Non-porous graft with fastening elements 1 2003
* 2005/0149,165 Non-porous graft with fastening elements 1 2003
7682382 Intraluminal lining 4 2006
8209843 Non-porous graft with fastening elements 1 2007
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8641750 Stent design with sheath attachment members 0 2007
 
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