Stent

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6878159
APP PUB NO 20030114922A1
SERIAL NO

10283726

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A stent for dilating an internal lumen includes tubular segments that are arranged side by side in its axial direction. Each of segments expands and contracts in the diametrical direction of the stent, and its axial length is shorter than its expanded-state radius.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
OLYMPUS CORPORATIONTOKYO6562
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHATOKYO867

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ishikawa, Hitoshi Hachoji, JP 116 942
Iwami, Jun Fujinomiya, JP 24 284
Iwasaka, Masayuki Tama, JP 49 736
Takahashi, Makoto Fujinomiya, JP 309 2349
Yunoki, Seiko Fussa, JP 4 84

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
LIFEPORT SCIENCES LLC (1)
* 6673103 Mesh and stent for increased flexibility 51 2000
 
KABUSHIKIAKISHA IGAKI IRYO SEKKEI (1)
5762625 Luminal stent and device for inserting luminal stent 52 1994
 
Hemodynamics, Inc. (1)
5474563 Cardiovascular stent and retrieval apparatus 225 1994
 
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (2)
5443458 Multilayered biodegradable stent and method of manufacture 391 1993
* 6369355 Method and apparatus for direct laser cutting of metal stents 89 2000
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
* 6485509 Stent having variable properties and method of its use 81 2000
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (2)
5176626 Indwelling stent 170 1992
5514176 Pull apart coil stent 304 1995
 
VOLCANO CORPORATION (1)
* 2003/0114,761 System for locating inflamed plaque in a vessel 5 2002
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (2)
* 6357104 Method of making an intraluminal stent graft 101 1999
* 6673102 Covered endoprosthesis and delivery system 76 2000
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2006/0026,815 Slide and lock stent and method of manufacture from a single piece shape 24 2005
 
REVA MEDICAL, INC. (27)
7763065 Balloon expandable crush-recoverable stent device 41 2004
* 2006/0020,324 Balloon expandable crush-recoverable stent device 42 2004
8292944 Slide-and-lock stent 11 2004
* 2006/0136,041 Slide-and-lock stent 38 2004
7914574 Axially nested slide and lock expandable device 21 2005
* 2007/0032,857 Axially nested slide and lock expandable device 26 2005
8277500 Slide-and-lock stent 26 2006
* 2007/0032,854 Slide-and-lock stent 22 2006
7722662 Expandable stent with sliding and locking radial elements 42 2006
7704275 Circumferentially nested expandable device 26 2007
* 2008/0183,275 CIRCUMFERENTIALLY NESTED EXPANDABLE DEVICE 22 2007
7988721 Axially-radially nested expandable device 16 2007
9149378 Axially nested slide and lock expandable device 3 2008
7947071 Expandable slide and lock stent 41 2009
8172894 Circumferentially nested expandable device 33 2010
* 2010/0211,159 CIRCUMFERENTIALLY NESTED EXPANDABLE DEVICE 12 2010
8512394 Balloon expandable crush-recoverable stent device 18 2010
8617235 Axially nested slide and lock expandable device 17 2011
8523936 Expandable slide and lock stent 22 2011
8545547 Expandable slide and lock stent 17 2011
8460363 Axially-radially nested expandable device 6 2011
8540762 Circumferentially nested expandable device 20 2012
9173751 Slide-and-lock stent 3 2012
9314354 Axially-radially nested expandable device 1 2013
9452068 Expandable slide and lock stent 0 2013
9066827 Expandable slide and lock stent 4 2013
9408732 Reduced-profile slide and lock stent 0 2014
 
ANSON MEDICAL LIMITED (2)
* 8979919 System and method for positioning a stent graft 0 2007
* 2011/0125,252 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING A STENT GRAFT 2 2007
* Cited By Examiner

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