US Patent No: 8,118,856

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Stent graft

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Some embodiments are directed to a stent graft comprising a first stent graft having a first stent, a first inner graft supported by the first stent, a second inner graft supported by the first stent, and an outer graft. The second inner graft can be spaced apart from the first inner graft so that a portion of the first stent is not covered by the first inner graft or the second inner graft. A first and second portion of the outer graft can be attached to the first stent, the outer graft being unsupported by the stent between the first and second portions so as to form a fillable space between the outer graft, the first inner graft, and the second inner graft. Some embodiments further comprise a second stent graft deployable within the inside of the first stent graft to sealingly cover the uncovered portion of the first stent.

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ENDOLOGIX, INC.IRVINE, CA50

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Hawkins, Daniel Bellevue, US 93 614
Schreck, Stefan Fallbrook, US 34 1767

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5,662,701 Anti-stenotic method and product for occluded and partially occluded arteries 47 1995
 
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2006/0210,635 Injectable gel-forming compositions based on cross-linked and non-cross-linked polymers and the use thereof 7 2004
 
InTek Technology L.L.C. (1)
7,074,236 Stent delivery system 59 2004
 
ISRAEL AIRCRAFT INDUSTRIES LTD. (1)
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MED INSTITUTE, INC. (4)
5,720,776 Barb and expandable transluminal graft prosthesis for repair of aneurysm 353 1995
6,565,597 Stent adapted for tangle-free deployment 192 2000
7,572,289 Anchoring barb for attachment to a medical prosthesis 48 2005
2007/0213,805 Expandable stent grafts and methods of use thereof 23 2007
 
THORATEC CORPORATION (1)
6,939,377 Coated vascular grafts and methods of use 53 2001
 
Servetus Partnership (1)
4,878,906 Endoprosthesis for repairing a damaged vessel 881 1988
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,662,614 Balloon expandable universal access sheath 108 1995
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (17)
6,027,779 Thin-wall polytetrafluoroethylene tube 153 1994
6,027,811 Thin-wall intraluminal graft 81 1995
5,718,973 Tubular intraluminal graft 167 1995
5,879,366 Self-expanding defect closure device and method of making and using 454 1996
6,352,561 Implant deployment apparatus 185 1996
6,551,350 Kink resistant bifurcated prosthesis 153 1996
5,925,075 Intraluminal stent graft 129 1997
5,919,225 Procedures for introducing stents and stent-grafts 188 1997
6,352,553 Stent-graft deployment apparatus and method 211 1997
5,961,548 Bifurcated two-part graft and methods of implantation 195 1997
6,613,073 Intraluminal graft 70 1998
6,045,557 Delivery catheter and method for positioning an intraluminal graft 150 1998
6,231,563 Directional catheter 69 1999
6,361,637 Method of making a kink resistant stent-graft 134 1999
6,565,596 Intraluminal graft 70 1999
6,375,675 Methods and apparatus for intraluminal placement of a bifurcated intraluminal graft 41 2001
6,981,982 Method of producing low profile stent and graft combination 48 2002
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (9)
6,344,053 Endovascular support device and method 93 1999
6,960,217 Endovascular aneurysm repair system 94 2002
7,264,632 Controlled deployment delivery system 97 2003
6,929,661 Multi-lumen prosthesis systems and methods 31 2003
2006/0030,911 Stabilization of aortic iliac neck diameter by use of radio frequency 3 2004
2007/0055,346 Method and apparatus for delivery of a treatment element in a blood vessel 2 2005
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2009/0238,815 Nondegradable Hydrogels For Medical Device Application 4 2008
2009/0294,049 Biodegradable Adhesive Hydrogels 3 2008
 
KUROS BIOSURGERY AG (1)
2008/0253,987 POLYMERIC TISSUE SEALANT 6 2008
 
CORVITA CORPORATION (4)
5,019,090 Radially expandable endoprosthesis and the like 808 1988
5,415,664 Method and apparatus for introducing a stent or a stent-graft 292 1994
5,575,818 Endovascular stent with locking ring 479 1995
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ADVANCED BIO PROSTHETIC SURFACES, LTD. (1)
6,923,829 Implantable expandable medical devices having regions of differential mechanical properties and methods of making same 50 2002
 
MEDTRONIC PS MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2007/0142,817 Catheter 4 2006
 
Biomerix Corporation (2)
2004/0167,597 Aneurysm treatment devices and methods 14 2003
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Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (14)
4,981,478 Composite vascular catheter 160 1988
5,034,001 Method of repairing a damaged blood vessel with an expandable cage catheter 329 1989
5,135,535 Catheter system with catheter and guidewire exchange 268 1991
5,458,615 Stent delivery system 423 1993
5,443,500 Intravascular stent 503 1994
5,591,197 Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying 535 1995
5,782,855 Stent delivery system 138 1996
5,649,952 Expandable stents and method for making same 233 1996
5,843,164 Intraluminal stent for attaching a graft 402 1996
6,652,579 Radiopaque stent 102 2000
6,582,460 System and method for accurately deploying a stent 160 2000
6,673,105 Metal prosthesis coated with expandable ePTFE 90 2001
7,163,715 Spray processing of porous medical devices 102 2002
7,217,255 Embolic protection devices 23 2003
 
VASCULAR CONCEPTS HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
5,893,887 Stent for positioning at junction of bifurcated blood vessel and method of making 218 1997
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
7,910,129 Carbodiimide crosslinking of functionalized polyethylene glycols 4 2006
 
MEDTRONIC CRYOCATH LP (1)
7,727,228 Method and apparatus for inflating and deflating balloon catheters 14 2004
 
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (9)
5,133,732 Intravascular stent 811 1989
5,104,404 Articulated stent 779 1991
5,591,198 Multiple sinusoidal wave configuration stent 75 1995
5,651,174 Intravascular radially expandable stent 121 1995
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5,693,066 Stent mounting and transfer device and method 78 1995
5,630,830 Device and method for mounting stents on delivery systems 103 1996
6,491,719 Tubular endoluminar prosthesis having oblique ends 60 1998
7,909,794 Catheter with autoinflating, autoregulating balloon 4 2004
 
LEMAITRE ACQUISITION LLC (2)
5,123,917 Expandable intraluminal vascular graft 698 1990
6,183,481 Delivery system for self-expanding stents and grafts 123 1999
 
ARTERIA MEDICAL SCIENCE, LLC (1)
5,720,735 Bifurcated endovascular catheter 335 1997
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (12)
5,338,298 Double-tapered balloon 58 1993
5,683,451 Apparatus and methods for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses 560 1995
5,769,882 Methods and apparatus for conformably sealing prostheses within body lumens 253 1995
5,824,037 Modular intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 332 1995
6,533,811 Internal graft prosthesis and delivery system 87 1997
6,520,988 Endolumenal prosthesis and method of use in bifurcation regions of body lumens 162 1997
6,086,611 Bifurcated stent 171 1997
6,126,685 Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses 327 1998
6,171,281 Interlocking catheter assembly 58 1999
6,361,557 Staplebutton radiopaque marker 119 2000
6,576,009 Bifurcated intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 74 2000
6,592,614 Cuffed endoluminal prosthesis 241 2000
 
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6,511,325 Aortic stent-graft calibration and training model 55 1998
 
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5,314,472 Vascular stent 531 1991
5,282,824 Percutaneous stent assembly 739 1992
5,320,602 Peel-away endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography catheter and a method for using the same 146 1993
5,443,498 Vascular stent and method of making and implanting a vacsular stent 501 1993
5,370,683 Vascular stent 350 1994
5,591,230 Radially expandable stent 105 1995
5,690,642 Rapid exchange stent delivery balloon catheter 190 1996
6,325,819 Endovascular prosthetic device, an endovascular graft prothesis with such a device, and a method for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm 94 1996
6,508,833 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 393 2001
7,160,318 Modular stent graft assembly and use thereof 72 2002
2004/0176,832 Method and device for treating aortic dissection 56 2003
7,651,519 Prosthesis deployment system 16 2004
2005/0171,598 Aorta and branch vessel stent grafts and method 114 2004
2005/0159,803 Endoluminal prosthetic device 75 2005
7,674,284 Endoluminal graft 10 2005
7,244,444 Graft material, stent graft and method 91 2005
7,833,259 Fenestrated endoluminal stent system 15 2006
2008/0288,044 Composite Stent Graft 46 2006
 
ENVATECH, LLC (1)
6,395,018 Endovascular graft and process for bridging a defect in a main vessel near one of more branch vessels 144 1998
 
MALLINCKRODT INC. (1)
2005/0027,238 Hydraulic remote for a medical fluid injector 13 2004
 
ROBERT L. DOUBLER (1)
6,440,171 Double D key locking prosthesis 33 2001
 
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5,716,393 Stent with an end of greater diameter than its main body 302 1996
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
5,604,435 Spiral scanning method for monitoring physiological changes 26 1995
 
Schneider (Europe) A.G. (2)
5,484,444 Device for the implantation of self-expanding endoprostheses 358 1993
5,709,703 Stent delivery device and method for manufacturing same 231 1996
 
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5,755,771 Expandable stent and method of delivery of same 306 1996
6,858,037 Expandable stent and method for delivery of same 20 2002
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Teramed, Inc. (4)
6,070,589 Methods for deploying bypass graft stents 131 1997
6,129,756 Biluminal endovascular graft system 174 1998
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5,713,917 Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel 325 1996
6,280,467 Delivery system for deployment and endovascular assembly of a multi-stage stented graft 119 1999
 
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (1)
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ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC. (1)
6,123,715 Method of forming medical devices; intravascular occlusion devices 257 1994
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (2)
5,514,379 Hydrogel compositions and methods of use 395 1992
7,799,046 Dynamic cannula 14 2002
 
TOSOH CORPORATION (1)
4,981,947 Aromatic sulfideamide polymer and method for producing the same 13 1988
 
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2007/0156,084 Balloon insertion apparatus and method of sealing a tissue puncture 13 2006
 
C. R. Bard, Inc. (8)
5,733,325 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system 355 1996
6,395,017 Endoprosthesis delivery catheter with sequential stage control 240 1996
5,860,998 Deployment device for tubular expandable prosthesis 156 1996
6,004,347 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 223 1996
5,843,167 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 309 1997
5,902,334 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 128 1997
5,961,546 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 135 1997
6,077,297 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 324 1998
 
SECANT MEDICAL, LLC (1)
6,192,944 Method of forming a textile member with undulating wire 87 2000
 
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7,063,707 Medical retrieval device 30 2003
 
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5,695,516 Longitudinally elongating balloon expandable stent 228 1996
 
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2008/0187,591 RAPIDLY ACTING DRY SEALANT AND METHODS FOR USE AND MANUFACTURE 20 2007
 
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5,108,424 Collagen-impregnated dacron graft 208 1991
6,214,022 Perfusion device for maintaining blood flow in a vessel while isolating an anastomosis 51 1999
 
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5,522,881 Implantable tubular prosthesis having integral cuffs 252 1994
5,522,883 Endoprosthesis stent/graft deployment system 121 1995
5,647,857 Protective intraluminal sheath 154 1995
5,653,746 Radially expandable tubular prosthesis 108 1995
5,851,228 Implantable intraluminal prosthesis 129 1996
5,769,887 Delivery catheter and graft for aneurysm repair 117 1997
6,074,398 Reduced diameter stent/graft deployment catheter 42 1998
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6,139,573 Conformal laminate stent device 157 1998
6,585,758 Multi-section filamentary endoluminal stent 180 1999
6,398,807 Braided branching stent, method for treating a lumen therewith, and process for manufacture therefor 225 2000
6,475,166 Guidewire placement system for delivery of an aneurysm graft limb 44 2000
6,638,468 Method of reducing the wall thickness of a PTFE tube 4 2000
6,994,722 Implant having improved fixation to a body lumen and method for implanting the same 42 2001
7,033,389 Tubular prosthesis for external agent delivery 12 2001
7,192,441 Aortic artery aneurysm endovascular prosthesis 15 2001
7,029,496 Interlocking endoluminal device 19 2001
7,029,494 Braided modular stent with hourglass-shaped interfaces 44 2002
7,004,964 Apparatus and method for deployment of an endoluminal device 104 2002
7,235,095 Method and system for deploying multi-part endoluminal devices 24 2002
7,189,256 Endoluminal device and system and method for detecting a change in pressure differential across an endoluminal device 19 2002
7,261,733 Endovascular graft with sensors design and attachment methods 23 2002
6,748,953 Method for thermal treatment of type II endoleaks in arterial aneurysms 46 2002
7,122,051 Universal length sizing and dock for modular bifurcated endovascular graft 12 2002
7,264,631 Devices and methods for AAA management 26 2002
7,025,779 Endoluminal device having enhanced affixation characteristics 21 2003
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7,879,081 Hypotube endoluminal device and method 6 2006
 
NEOCARDIA, LLC (2)
5,643,171 Method and apparatus for uniform radiation treatment of vascular lumens 175 1994
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