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)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN4906

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Anderson, James Fridley, US 106 836
Jagger, Karl A Deephaven, US 43 439
Weber, Jan Maple Grove, US 361 8728

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 29 2004
2005/0131,526 Stent and balloon system for bifurcated vessels and lesions 50 2004
 
OrbusNeich Medical, Inc. (2)
6,432,132 Expandable intraluminal endoprosthesis 74 2000
6,821,292 Crimpable intraluminal endoprosthesis having helical elements 111 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 120 1999
6,579,310 Stent having overlapping struts 33 2000
* 6,663,664 Self-expanding stent with time variable radial force 117 2000
6,582,394 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcated vessels 185 2000
6,749,628 Stent and catheter assembly and method for treating bifurcations 106 2001
6,468,302 Variable strength stent 66 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 399 1995
 
DIVYSIO SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
5,906,640 Bifurcated stent and method for the manufacture and delivery of same 250 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 57 2006
 
MEDINOL LTD. (3)
6,464,722 Flexible expandable stent 72 2000
6,709,453 Longitudinally flexible stent 26 2001
6,436,134 Bifurcated stent with improved side branch aperture and method of making same 106 2001
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (2)
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* 6,331,189 Flexible medical stent 106 1999
 
XTENT, INC. (1)
* 2004/0186,551 Multiple independent nested stent structures and methods for their preparation and deployment 106 2003
 
UNI-CATH INC. (1)
6,129,754 Stent for vessel with branch 141 1997
 
INNOVATIONAL HOLDINGS LLC (1)
6,290,673 Expandable medical device delivery system and method 157 1999
 
ANVIL MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2005/0228,483 Vascular bifurcation prosthesis with multiple thin fronds 76 2005
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (5)
4,994,071 Bifurcating stent apparatus and method 1024 1989
* 6,017,363 Bifurcated axially flexible stent 213 1998
6,258,116 Bifurcated axially flexible stent 181 1999
2004/0167,609 Stent with nested fingers for enhanced vessel coverage 24 2003
2005/0131,524 Method for treating a bifurcated vessel 5 2004
 
Intervascular Inc. (1)
5,630,829 High hoop strength intraluminal stent 192 1994
 
BIOTRONIK MESS-UND THERAPIEGERAETE GMBH & CO. INGENIEURBUERO BERLIN (3)
6,579,309 Stent for vessel branchings 117 2000
6,565,598 Stent with a closed structure 23 2000
* 2002/0049,487 Stress-optimized stent 25 2001
 
VARIOMED AG (1)
5,876,449 Stent for the transluminal implantation in hollow organs 182 1996
 
ARG MEDICAL SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
6,030,414 Variable stent and method for treatment of arterial disease 212 1997
 
ADVANCED STENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2005/0060,027 Catheter balloon systems and methods 72 2004
 
MED INSTITUTE, INC. (1)
6,231,598 Radially expandable stent 340 1998
 
Jomed Implantate GmbH (2)
6,048,361 Balloon catheter and multi-guidewire stent for implanting in the region of branched vessels 218 1998
6,193,747 Stent 141 1998
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (23)
5,922,021 Intravascular stent 267 1997
6,033,433 Stent configurations including spirals 186 1997
5,836,966 Variable expansion force stent 223 1997
6,013,091 Stent configurations 110 1997
6,210,429 Extendible stent apparatus 284 1998
6,348,065 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 227 1998
* 6,113,627 Tubular stent consists of horizontal expansion struts and contralaterally attached diagonal-connectors 112 1999
6,200,334 Tubular stent consists of non-parallel expansion struts and contralaterally attached diagonal connectors 101 1999
6,123,721 Tubular stent consists of chevron-shape expansion struts and ipsilaterally attached M-frame connectors 135 1999
6,251,134 Stent with high longitudinal flexibility 156 1999
6,325,826 Extendible stent apparatus 279 1999
6,334,870 Stent configurations including spirals 93 1999
6,409,753 Flexible stent 60 1999
6,506,211 Stent designs 102 2000
2001/0056,298 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 56 2001
6,835,203 Extendible stent apparatus 93 2002
2002/0193,873 Bifurcated stent and delivery system 158 2002
2002/0095,208 Stent 73 2002
2003/0195,606 Bifurcation stent system and method 84 2003
* 7,220,275 Stent with protruding branch portion for bifurcated vessels 84 2003
2005/0010,278 Extendible stent apparatus 83 2004
2005/0102,023 Stent with protruding branch portion for bifurcated vessels 51 2004
2007/0208,415 Bifurcated stent with controlled drug delivery 13 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 232 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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