US Patent No: 8,043,358 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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Stent with overlap and high extension

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A stent may comprise a plurality of serpentine bands that overlap along the length of the stent. Each serpentine band may comprise a plurality of alternating first struts and second struts connected by a plurality of alternating proximal turns and distal turns. Each first strut defines a curvilinear path different from that of each second strut.

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Patent Owner(s)

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN4824

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Anderson, James Fridley, US 106 804
Jagger, Karl A Deephaven, US 43 410
Weber, Jan Maple Grove, US 361 8483

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
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2005/0038,501 Dynamic stent 28 2004
2005/0131,526 Stent and balloon system for bifurcated vessels and lesions 49 2004
 
OrbusNeich Medical, Inc. (2)
6,432,132 Expandable intraluminal endoprosthesis 73 2000
6,821,292 Crimpable intraluminal endoprosthesis having helical elements 107 2002
 
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (1)
2003/0225,449 Intravascular stents 7 2002
 
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (7)
6,361,555 Stent and stent delivery assembly and method of use 118 1999
6,579,310 Stent having overlapping struts 33 2000
* 6,663,664 Self-expanding stent with time variable radial force 116 2000
6,582,394 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcated vessels 181 2000
6,749,628 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcations 104 2001
6,468,302 Variable strength stent 65 2001
6,599,315 Stent and stent delivery assembly and method of use 47 2001
 
INSTENT INC. (1)
5,776,161 Medical stents, apparatus and method for making same 391 1995
 
DIVYSIO SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
5,906,640 Bifurcated stent and method for the manufacture and delivery of same 245 1997
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
2002/0035,395 Implantable tubular device 17 2001
 
TRIREME MEDICAL, LLC (1)
2006/0173,528 Stent with self-deployable portion 55 2006
 
MEDINOL LTD. (3)
6,464,722 Flexible expandable stent 71 2000
6,709,453 Longitudinally flexible stent 26 2001
6,436,134 Bifurcated stent with improved side branch aperture and method of making same 105 2001
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (2)
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* 6,331,189 Flexible medical stent 105 1999
 
XTENT, INC. (1)
* 2004/0186,551 Multiple independent nested stent structures and methods for their preparation and deployment 96 2003
 
UNI-CATH INC. (1)
6,129,754 Stent for vessel with branch 140 1997
 
INNOVATIONS HOLDINGS, L.L.C. (1)
6,290,673 Expandable medical device delivery system and method 156 1999
 
ANVIL MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2005/0228,483 Vascular bifurcation prosthesis with multiple thin fronds 75 2005
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (5)
4,994,071 Bifurcating stent apparatus and method 1012 1989
* 6,017,363 Bifurcated axially flexible stent 211 1998
6,258,116 Bifurcated axially flexible stent 179 1999
2004/0167,609 Stent with nested fingers for enhanced vessel coverage 23 2003
2005/0131,524 Method for treating a bifurcated vessel 5 2004
 
INTERVASCULAR, INC. (1)
5,630,829 High hoop strength intraluminal stent 191 1994
 
BIOTRONIK MESS-UND THERAPIEGERAETE GMBH & CO. INGENIEURBUERO BERLIN (3)
6,579,309 Stent for vessel branchings 115 2000
6,565,598 Stent with a closed structure 20 2000
* 2002/0049,487 Stress-optimized stent 25 2001
 
VARIOMED AG (1)
5,876,449 Stent for the transluminal implantation in hollow organs 181 1996
 
ARG MEDICAL SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
6,030,414 Variable stent and method for treatment of arterial disease 210 1997
 
ADVANCED STENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2005/0060,027 Catheter balloon systems and methods 70 2004
 
MED INSTITUTE, INC. (1)
6,231,598 Radially expandable stent 335 1998
 
Jomed Implantate GmbH (2)
6,048,361 Balloon catheter and multi-guidewire stent for implanting in the region of branched vessels 217 1998
6,193,747 Stent 140 1998
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (23)
5,922,021 Intravascular stent 265 1997
6,033,433 Stent configurations including spirals 183 1997
5,836,966 Variable expansion force stent 220 1997
6,013,091 Stent configurations 109 1997
6,210,429 Extendible stent apparatus 282 1998
6,348,065 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 223 1998
* 6,113,627 Tubular stent consists of horizontal expansion struts and contralaterally attached diagonal-connectors 111 1999
6,200,334 Tubular stent consists of non-parallel expansion struts and contralaterally attached diagonal connectors 100 1999
6,123,721 Tubular stent consists of chevron-shape expansion struts and ipsilaterally attached M-frame connectors 131 1999
6,251,134 Stent with high longitudinal flexibility 154 1999
6,325,826 Extendible stent apparatus 277 1999
6,334,870 Stent configurations including spirals 92 1999
6,409,753 Flexible stent 60 1999
6,506,211 Stent designs 100 2000
2001/0056,298 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 56 2001
6,835,203 Extendible stent apparatus 92 2002
2002/0193,873 Bifurcated stent and delivery system 156 2002
2002/0095,208 Stent 70 2002
2003/0195,606 Bifurcation stent system and method 82 2003
* 7,220,275 Stent with protruding branch portion for bifurcated vessels 82 2003
2005/0010,278 Extendible stent apparatus 81 2004
2005/0102,023 Stent with protruding branch portion for bifurcated vessels 50 2004
2007/0208,415 Bifurcated stent with controlled drug delivery 12 2006
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES VASCULAR ENTERPRISES LIMITED (1)
6,602,285 Compact stent 45 2000
 
AVE GALWAY LIMITED (1)
6,056,775 Bifurcated endovascular stents and method and apparatus for their placement 229 1998
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (1)
* 5,755,774 Bistable luminal graft endoprosthesis 80 1996
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CG BIO CO., LTD. (2)
* 8,882,824 Expanding vascular stent 0 2010
* 2011/0257,727 Expanding Vascular Stent 2 2010
 
C. R. Bard, Inc. (4)
* 8,323,331 Radially expansible stent 0 2008
* 2010/0262,226 RADIALLY EXPANSIBLE STENT 0 2008
9,066,825 Uniformly expandable stent 0 2013
D723165 Stent 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner

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