US Patent No: 7,717,953

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Delivery system for placement of prosthesis at luminal OS

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An embodiment of the invention provides a prosthesis delivery system comprising a delivery catheter having an expandable member and a prosthesis carried over the expandable member. The prosthesis includes a radially expandable scaffold section and at least two anchors extending axially from an end thereof; and means for capturing at least the anchors to prevent the anchors from divaricating from the expandable member as the catheter is advanced through a patient's vasculature.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TRYTON MEDICAL, INC.NEWTON, MA17
ANVIL MEDICAL, INC.NEWTON, MA3

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kaplan, Aaron V Los Altos, CA 62 2584
Vargas, Jaime Menlo Park, CA 84 1711

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TRYTON MEDICAL, INC. (11)
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ANVIL MEDICAL, INC. (3)
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TRYTON MEDICAL, INC. (11)
8,109,987 Method of treating a lumenal bifurcation 8 2005
8,641,755 Prosthesis for treating vascular bifurcations 0 2007
7,972,372 Kit for treating vascular bifurcations 9 2007
8,252,038 System for delivering a prosthesis to a luminal OS 4 2007
7,972,369 Method for delivering a luminal prosthesis 10 2007
8,641,751 Vascular bifurcation prosthesis with multiple linked thin fronds 0 2009
8,187,314 Prothesis and deployment catheter for treating vascular bifurcations 6 2009
8,529,618 Ostium support for treating vascular bifurcations 0 2009
8,257,432 Vascular bifurcation prosthesis with at least one frond 4 2010
8,382,818 Ostium support for treating vascular bifurcations 3 2010
8,366,763 Ostium support for treating vascular bifurcations 3 2010
 
ANVIL MEDICAL, INC. (1)
8,083,791 Method of treating a lumenal bifurcation 8 2005

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