Tubular intraluminal graft

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5718973
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08508213

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A tubular intraluminal graft for repairing body conduits, made from at least one layer of porous expanded PTFE film that has a microstructure having fibrils oriented in at least two directions which are substantially perpendicular to each other. The tubular intraluminal graft has a wall thickness of less than about 0.25 mm and may have a longitudinally or helically oriented seamline. Additional reinforcing components such as reinforcing ribs or braids may also be provided.

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W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.NEWARK, DE1085

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Lewis, James D Flagstaff, AZ 32 2682
Myers, David J Camp Verde, AZ 57 4053

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