US Patent No: 7,901,525

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Method of forming a non-circular stent

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 8007605, 20070163668

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A method for manufacturing a stent, includes the steps of winding stent wire around the outer surface of a longitudinal axis of a mandrel into a desired final shape that is polygonal in an elevation orthogonal to the longitudinal axis, and forming a stent by setting the wound stent wire in the desired polygonal final shape. The outside diameter of the stent formed will be in co-columnar apposition with a blood vessel in which it is implanted. The mandrel employed in the methods can have a multiple-sided outer surface and a longitudinal axis.

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BOLTON MEDICAL, INC.SUNRISE, FL27

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Arbefeuille, Samuel Hollywood, FL 46 378
Berra, Humberto Cooper City, FL 39 259

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