US Patent No: 7,942,924

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Staged endovascular graft delivery system

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Abstract

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The present invention embodies delivery systems and methods of packing an initial endovascular graft components for delivery that achieve a smaller delivery profile and reduce redundancy. Delivery systems and methods for packing the initial endovascular graft components for delivery facilitate a reduced delivery profile while allowing reliable positioning of the components before deployment.

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Patent Owner(s)

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LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLCPLANO, TX199

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chuter, Timothy A M Atherton, US 38 1340
Eckert, Robin W San Jose, US 11 130
Fitz, Matthew J Encinitas, US 26 837
Iancea, Octavian Fremont, US 22 149
Newhauser, Richard San Francisco, US 25 121
Perez, Juan I Sunnyvale, US 21 191
Pollock, David T San Mateo, US 24 350

Cited Art Landscape

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LIFEPORT SCIENCES LLC (1)
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FEMORALIS, LLC (1)
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William Cook Europe A/S (1)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (2)
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Radiance Medical Systems, Inc. (1)
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SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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AMS RESEARCH CORPORATION (1)
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (1)
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LEGONA ANSTALT (1)
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CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
* 8,771,333 Stent-graft securement device 0 2009
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (2)
* 8,734,500 Distal detachment mechanisms for vascular devices 0 2011
* 2013/0079,864 DISTAL DETACHMENT MECHANISMS FOR VASCULAR DEVICES 0 2011
 
AGA Medical Corporation (1)
9,039,752 Device and method for delivering a vascular device 0 2011
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (1)
8,920,485 Stent-graft delivery system having a rotatable single shaft tip capture mechanism 0 2012
 
ENDOLOGIX, INC. (1)
* 2012/0277,847 CATHETER SYSTEM AND METHODS OF USING SAME 1 2012
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