Apparatus and methods for deployment of vascular prostheses

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8070789
APP PUB NO 20080177369A1
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Apparatus for delivering stents to body lumens include one or more tubular prostheses carried at the distal end of a catheter shaft, a sheath slidably disposed over the prostheses, and a guidewire tube extending from within the sheath to the exterior of the sheath through an exit port in a sidewall thereof. A guidewire extends slidably through the guidewire tube. The sheath can be moved relative to the catheter shaft and the guidewire tube to expose the prostheses for deployment. Methods of delivering stents are also provided.

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J.W. MEDICAL SYSTEMS LTD.MENLO PARK, CA, US61

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Andreas, Bernard Redwood City, US 60 4286
Chew, Sunmi San Jose, US 35 1872
Will, Allan Atherton, US 16 1530

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