US Patent No: 7,942,924

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Staged endovascular graft delivery system

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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)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLCPLANO, TX278

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chuter, Timothy A M Burlingame, CA 39 1110
Eckert, Robin W San Jose, CA 17 136
Fitz, Matthew J Encinitas, CA 30 752
Iancea, Octavian Fremont, CA 33 195
Newhauser, Richard San Francisco, CA 40 176
Perez, Juan I Sunnyvale, CA 27 235
Pollock, David T San Carlos, CA 34 355

Cited Art Landscape

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (2)
5,957,974 Stent graft with braided polymeric sleeve 129 1997
6,120,522 Self-expanding stent delivery catheter 154 1998
 
AMS RESEARCH CORPORATION (1)
6,132,458 Method and device for loading a stent 73 1998
 
FEMORALIS, LLC (1)
6,451,051 Intravascular folded tubular endoprosthesis 45 2001
 
FOX HOLLOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,299,622 Atherectomy catheter with aligned imager 89 1999
 
LAVANT INTERNATIONAL S.A. (1)
6,162,246 Aortic graft and method of treating abdominal aortic aneurysms 48 1999
 
LEGONA ANSTALT (1)
6,102,940 Device forming an endoluminal intracorporeal endoprosthesis, in particular for the abdominal aorta 95 1998
 
LIFEPORT SCIENCES LLC (1)
5,639,278 Expandable supportive bifurcated endoluminal grafts 403 1995
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (1)
5,833,694 Stent assembly and method of use 148 1997
 
MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP. (1)
5,686,451 Combination of an ace inhibitor and a diuretic 11 1995
 
Radiance Medical Systems, Inc. (1)
6,090,136 Self expandable tubular support 64 1997
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,051,020 Bifurcated endoluminal prosthesis 238 1997
 
William Cook Europe A/S (1)
5,562,724 Endovascular graft prosthesis and an implantation method for such a prosthesis 316 1995
 
WORLD MEDICAL MANUFACTURING CORPORATION (1)
5,713,917 Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel 283 1996
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
5,575,817 Aorto femoral bifurcation graft and method of implantation 253 1994

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CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
8,771,333 Stent-graft securement device 0 2009
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
8,734,500 Distal detachment mechanisms for vascular devices 0 2011

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3.5 Year Payment $1600.00 $800.00 $400.00 Nov 17, 2014
7.5 Year Payment $3600.00 $1800.00 $900.00 Nov 17, 2018
11.5 Year Payment $7400.00 $3700.00 $1850.00 Nov 17, 2022
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Surcharge - 7.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge - 11.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge after expiration - Late payment is unavoidable $700.00 $350.00 $175.00
Surcharge after expiration - Late payment is unintentional $1,640.00 $820.00 $410.00

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