US Patent No: 6,878,159

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Stent

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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 CORPORATIONTOKYO6338
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHATOKYO827

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ishikawa, Hitoshi Hachoji, JP 115 919
Iwami, Jun Fujinomiya, JP 24 268
Iwasaka, Masayuki Tama, JP 48 679
Takahashi, Makoto Fujinomiya, JP 303 2265
Yunoki, Seiko Fussa, JP 4 81

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
LIFEPORT SCIENCES LLC (1)
* 6,673,103 Mesh and stent for increased flexibility 47 2000
 
KABUSHIKIAKISHA IGAKI IRYO SEKKEI (1)
5,762,625 Luminal stent and device for inserting luminal stent 46 1994
 
HEMODYNAMICS, INC. (1)
5,474,563 Cardiovascular stent and retrieval apparatus 213 1994
 
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (2)
5,443,458 Multilayered biodegradable stent and method of manufacture 385 1993
* 6,369,355 Method and apparatus for direct laser cutting of metal stents 89 2000
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
* 6,485,509 Stent having variable properties and method of its use 75 2000
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (2)
5,176,626 Indwelling stent 168 1992
5,514,176 Pull apart coil stent 296 1995
 
VOLCANO CORPORATION (1)
* 2003/0114,761 System for locating inflamed plaque in a vessel 5 2002
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (2)
* 6,357,104 Method of making an intraluminal stent graft 96 1999
* 6,673,102 Covered endoprosthesis and delivery system 70 2000
* Cited By Examiner

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 2006/0026,815 Slide and lock stent and method of manufacture from a single piece shape 24 2005
9,452,068 Expandable slide and lock stent 0 2013
 
REVA MEDICAL, INC. (26)
7,763,065 Balloon expandable crush-recoverable stent device 38 2004
* 2006/0020,324 Balloon expandable crush-recoverable stent device 41 2004
8,292,944 Slide-and-lock stent 11 2004
* 2006/0136,041 Slide-and-lock stent 33 2004
7,914,574 Axially nested slide and lock expandable device 17 2005
* 2007/0032,857 Axially nested slide and lock expandable device 26 2005
8,277,500 Slide-and-lock stent 24 2006
* 2007/0032,854 Slide-and-lock stent 20 2006
7,722,662 Expandable stent with sliding and locking radial elements 39 2006
7,704,275 Circumferentially nested expandable device 26 2007
* 2008/0183,275 CIRCUMFERENTIALLY NESTED EXPANDABLE DEVICE 22 2007
7,988,721 Axially-radially nested expandable device 16 2007
9,149,378 Axially nested slide and lock expandable device 3 2008
7,947,071 Expandable slide and lock stent 38 2009
8,172,894 Circumferentially nested expandable device 32 2010
* 2010/0211,159 CIRCUMFERENTIALLY NESTED EXPANDABLE DEVICE 9 2010
8,512,394 Balloon expandable crush-recoverable stent device 16 2010
8,617,235 Axially nested slide and lock expandable device 15 2011
8,523,936 Expandable slide and lock stent 18 2011
8,545,547 Expandable slide and lock stent 15 2011
8,460,363 Axially-radially nested expandable device 6 2011
8,540,762 Circumferentially nested expandable device 17 2012
9,173,751 Slide-and-lock stent 3 2012
9,314,354 Axially-radially nested expandable device 1 2013
9,066,827 Expandable slide and lock stent 4 2013
9,408,732 Reduced-profile slide and lock stent 0 2014
 
ANSON MEDICAL LIMITED (2)
* 8,979,919 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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