Expandable stent and method for delivery of same

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7094255
APP PUB NO 20040236404A1
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10849990

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An expandable stent having a proximal end and a distal end in communication with one another, and a tubular wall disposed between the proximal end and the distal end. The tubular wall has a longitudinal axis and a porous surface defined by a plurality of intersecting members comprising a series of longitudinal struts disposed substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis of the stent. Each longitudinal strut in the series comprises flexure members for substantially complementary extension and compression of a diametrically opposed pair of the longitudinal struts upon flexure of the stent. The flexure members may comprise first and second curved sections which are of a different size. At least one of the curved sections may comprise an arc of greater than about 180.degree..

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Evysio Medical Devices ULCVANCOUVER BRITISH COLUMBIA V5Z 1L78

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Penn, Ian M Vancouver, CA 34 2127
Ricci, Donald R Vancouver, CA 43 2269

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