US Patent No: 6,613,077

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Stent with controlled expansion

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Abstract

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An intraluminal prosthesis composed of a self-expandable stent and a biodegradable constraining element being capable of biodegrading in vivo over a predetermined period of time to permit radial expansion of the stent. The constraining elements are applied to the stent to produce a compressed configuration. Dissolution of the constraining elements in vivo allows for expansion of the stent to an expanded configuration.

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  • BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gilligan, Sean Galway, IR 9 489
O'Brien, Barry Galway, IR 23 691

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (25)
5,201,757 Medial region deployment of radially self-expanding stents 474 1992
5,342,348 Method and device for treating and enlarging body lumens 507 1992
5,607,463 Intravascular medical device 357 1993
5,383,928 Stent sheath for local drug delivery 411 1993
5,476,506 Bi-directional crimped graft 214 1994
5,545,209 Controlled deployment of a medical device 380 1994
5,575,816 High strength and high density intraluminal wire stent 130 1994
5,549,662 Expandable stent using sliding members 142 1994
5,876,432 Self-expandable helical intravascular stent and stent-graft 243 1995
5,591,199 Curable fiber composite stent and delivery system 200 1995
5,618,300 Apparatus and method for deployment of radially expandable stents by a mechanical linkage 96 1995
5,843,158 Limited expansion endoluminal prostheses and methods for their use 404 1996
6,331,188 Exterior supported self-expanding stent-graft 74 1997
5,899,935 Balloon expandable braided stent with restraint 152 1997
6,391,052 Stent with collagen 186 1997
5,957,975 Stent having a programmed pattern of in vivo degradation 202 1997
6,001,125 PTFE vascular prosthesis and method of manufacture 140 1998
6,451,052 Tissue supporting devices 127 1998
6,340,368 Implantable device with radiopaque ends 46 1998
* 6,336,937 Multi-stage expandable stent-graft 129 1998
6,350,277 Stents with temporary retaining bands 303 1999
6,334,868 Stent cover 39 1999
* 6,245,100 Method for making a self-expanding stent-graft 91 2000
* 6,530,949 Hoop stent 190 2001
6,423,092 Biodegradable stent 190 2001
* Cited By Examiner

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (153)
6,991,647 Bioresorbable stent 96 2001
* 2002/0188,342 Short-term bioresorbable stents 19 2001
* 2004/0230,288 Medical devices adapted for controlled in vivo structural change after implantation 5 2002
7,682,380 Kink-resistant bifurcated prosthesis 11 2002
* 2002/0165,603 Kink-resistant bifurcated prosthesis 33 2002
7,682,390 Assembly for setting a valve prosthesis in a corporeal duct 127 2002
* 6,699,280 Multi-section stent 72 2002
* 2003/0078,649 Multi-section stent 22 2002
* 6,878,160 Stent with controlled expansion 79 2003
* 2004/0002,751 Stent with controlled expansion 4 2003
7,329,275 Low profile delivery system for stent and graft deployment 2 2003
* 2004/0049,256 Low profile delivery system for stent and graft deployment and method for deployment 7 2003
7,488,343 Medical devices 9 2003
* 8,157,855 Detachable segment stent 3 2003
* 2005/0125,051 Detachable segment stent 86 2003
* 8,579,966 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 11 2004
* 8,137,397 Medical devices 1 2004
* 2005/0222,671 Partially biodegradable stent 104 2004
7,658,757 Endoprosthesis delivery system 1 2004
* 2005/0065,591 Endoprosthesis delivery system 36 2004
7,918,880 Self-expanding stent and delivery system 31 2005
* 2006/0184,226 Delivery system for self-expanding stent, a method of using the delivery system, and a method of producing the delivery system 37 2005
8,109,996 Minimally-invasive cardiac-valve prosthesis 21 2005
7,914,569 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 74 2005
8,840,660 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 2 2006
8,089,029 Bioabsorbable metal medical device and method of manufacture 2 2006
7,329,278 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 179 2006
* 2006/0129,235 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 25 2006
8,652,192 Stent and system and method for deploying a stent 1 2006
* 2007/0233,232 Stent and system and method for deploying a stent 8 2006
7,803,180 Flexible stent 13 2006
8,048,150 Endoprosthesis having a fiber meshwork disposed thereon 8 2006
8,961,585 Controlled fracture connections for stents 0 2006
8,956,400 Helical stent 1 2006
* 2007/0129,786 Helical stent 22 2006
8,460,367 Progenitor endothelial cell capturing with a drug eluting implantable medical device 2 2006
8,088,060 Progenitor endothelial cell capturing with a drug eluting implantable medical device 4 2006
8,876,894 Leaflet-sensitive valve fixation member 16 2007
8,876,895 Valve fixation member having engagement arms 17 2007
8,414,643 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 28 2007
8,348,995 Axial-force fixation member for valve 24 2007
8,348,996 Valve prosthesis implantation techniques 20 2007
8,052,750 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching 42 2007
8,075,615 Prosthetic cardiac valve formed from pericardium material and methods of making same 11 2007
8,771,302 Method and apparatus for resecting and replacing an aortic valve 6 2007
8,052,743 Endoprosthesis with three-dimensional disintegration control 7 2007
8,052,744 Medical devices and methods of making the same 3 2007
8,052,745 Endoprosthesis 0 2007
8,002,821 Bioerodible metallic ENDOPROSTHESES 5 2007
8,808,726 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 0 2007
8,128,689 Bioerodible endoprosthesis with biostable inorganic layers 3 2007
8,057,534 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 8 2007
7,955,382 Endoprosthesis with adjustable surface features 25 2007
8,784,478 Transapical delivery system with ventruculo-arterial overlfow bypass 7 2007
8,747,459 System and method for transapical delivery of an annulus anchored self-expanding valve 17 2007
8,080,055 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 5 2007
7,871,436 Replacement prosthetic heart valves and methods of implantation 15 2008
9,237,886 Implant for treatment of a heart valve, in particular a mitral valve, material including such an implant, and material for insertion thereof 0 2008
7,998,192 Endoprostheses 3 2008
8,236,046 Bioerodible endoprosthesis 5 2008
8,539,662 Cardiac-valve prosthesis 10 2008
8,535,373 Minimally-invasive cardiac-valve prosthesis 4 2008
7,985,252 Bioerodible endoprosthesis 6 2008
8,721,714 Delivery system for deployment of medical devices 7 2008
8,382,824 Medical implant having NANO-crystal grains with barrier layers of metal nitrides or fluorides 0 2008
8,137,398 Prosthetic valve having tapered tip when compressed for delivery 27 2008
8,986,361 Delivery system for deployment of medical devices 0 2008
8,764,813 Gradually self-expanding stent 1 2008
* 2010/0161,033 GRADUALLY SELF-EXPANDING STENT 1 2008
8,377,111 Medical devices 0 2009
* 2009/0117,351 Medical Devices 0 2009
7,892,281 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 40 2009
8,157,852 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 15 2009
8,157,853 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 17 2009
9,393,115 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 0 2009
9,149,358 Delivery systems for prosthetic heart valves 0 2009
9,089,422 Markers for prosthetic heart valves 0 2009
8,628,566 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 15 2009
7,972,378 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 32 2009
8,430,927 Multiple orifice implantable heart valve and methods of implantation 7 2009
8,070,801 Method and apparatus for resecting and replacing an aortic valve 9 2009
* 9,060,891 Implantable temporary flow restrictor device 0 2009
* 8,888,836 Implantable temporary flow restrictor device 0 2009
* 2010/0256,738 IMPLANTABLE TEMPORARY FLOW RESTRICTOR DEVICE 1 2009
8,696,743 Tissue attachment devices and methods for prosthetic heart valves 8 2009
8,312,825 Methods and apparatuses for assembly of a pericardial prosthetic heart valve 1 2009
8,512,397 Prosthetic vascular conduit 9 2009
8,840,661 Atraumatic prosthetic heart valve prosthesis 7 2009
8,016,877 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 40 2009
8,998,981 Prosthetic heart valve having identifiers for aiding in radiographic positioning 6 2009
8,241,274 Method for guiding a medical device 15 2009
9,149,376 Reconstrainable stent delivery system 0 2009
8,002,826 Assembly for placing a prosthetic valve in a duct in the body 16 2009
9,301,834 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 0 2009
8,506,620 Prosthetic cardiac and venous valves 8 2009
8,603,159 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 11 2009
8,834,563 Expandable prosthetic valve having anchoring appendages 17 2009
* 2010/0198,191 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TREATING TARGET TISSUE WITHIN THE EUSTACHIAN TUBE 76 2009
9,039,751 Endoprosthesis delivery system 0 2010
* 2010/0121,427 ENDOPROSTHESIS DELIVERY SYSTEM 0 2010
9,226,826 Transcatheter valve structure and methods for valve delivery 0 2010
8,267,992 Self-buffering medical implants 7 2010
8,834,564 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 7 2010
8,303,643 Method and device for electrochemical formation of therapeutic species in vivo 0 2010
8,951,280 Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices 6 2010
8,092,487 Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism 1 2010
8,652,204 Transcatheter valve with torsion spring fixation and related systems and methods 18 2010
8,808,369 Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement 0 2010
9,066,799 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 0 2011
* 2013/0211,489 Methods, Systems and Devices for Treatment of Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency and Multiple Sclerosis 2 2011
8,668,732 Surface treated bioerodible metal endoprostheses 2 2011
8,226,710 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 40 2011
8,801,779 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 5 2011
9,248,017 Support device for valve prostheses and corresponding kit 0 2011
8,673,000 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 9 2011
8,500,794 Flexible stent 3 2011
8,613,765 Prosthetic heart valve systems 9 2011
8,771,346 Valve prosthetic fixation techniques using sandwiching 12 2011
D732666 Heart valve prosthesis 0 2011
8,628,570 Assembly for placing a prosthetic valve in a duct in the body 0 2011
8,721,708 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 6 2011
8,771,345 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching 13 2011
8,715,339 Bioerodible endoprostheses and methods of making the same 2 2011
8,623,077 Apparatus for replacing a cardiac valve 5 2011
8,876,896 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 0 2011
9,331,328 Prosthetic cardiac valve from pericardium material and methods of making same 0 2011
8,777,980 Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism 0 2011
8,747,460 Methods for implanting a valve prothesis 13 2011
8,540,768 Cardiac valve prosthesis 4 2011
* 8,709,074 Method and device for treatment of mitral insufficiency 5 2012
* 2012/0165,924 Method and Device for Treatment of Mitral Insufficiency 0 2012
9,289,289 Sutureless anchoring device for cardiac valve prostheses 0 2012
9,161,836 Sutureless anchoring device for cardiac valve prostheses 0 2012
8,685,077 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 2 2012
9,060,857 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 0 2012
8,956,402 Apparatus for replacing a cardiac valve 0 2012
8,511,244 Methods and apparatuses for assembly of a pericardial prosthetic heart valve 7 2012
8,685,084 Prosthetic vascular conduit and assembly method 1 2012
8,920,492 Cardiac valve prosthesis 0 2013
8,986,329 Methods for transluminal delivery of prosthetic valves 0 2013
9,333,100 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 0 2013
8,961,593 Prosthetic heart valve systems 6 2013
9,149,357 Heart valve assemblies 1 2013
9,339,382 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 0 2014
9,138,314 Prosthetic vascular conduit and assembly method 0 2014
9,060,856 Transcatheter heart valves 0 2014
8,998,979 Transcatheter heart valves 6 2014
9,295,550 Methods for delivering a self-expanding valve 0 2014
9,138,312 Valve prostheses 6 2014
9,345,600 Gradually self-expanding stent 0 2014
9,345,601 Gradually self-expanding stent 0 2014
RE45865 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 0 2014
9,387,071 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 0 2014
* Cited By Examiner