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, CA48

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Hawkins, Daniel Bellevue, US 84 504
Schreck, Stefan Fallbrook, US 34 1530

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5,423,886 Cyclically deformable haemocompatible and biocompatible devices coated with biocompatible carbonaceous material 86 1993
 
JS VASCULAR, INC. (1)
2005/0240,153 Vascular sheath 11 2005
 
PRODESCO, INC. (1)
7,122,052 Integral support stent graft assembly 49 2004
 
UNIVERSITE PARIS-SUD (1)
2006/0210,635 Injectable gel-forming compositions based on cross-linked and non-cross-linked polymers and the use thereof 6 2004
 
Intek Technology, L.L.C. (1)
7,074,236 Stent delivery system 51 2004
 
ISRAEL AIRCRAFT INDUSTRIES LTD. (1)
6,413,273 Method and system for temporarily supporting a tubular organ 22 1999
 
ROCKEY, ELAINE D., INDIVIDUALLY (1)
4,641,653 Medical sleeve 303 1985
 
MED INSTITUTE, INC. (4)
5,720,776 Barb and expandable transluminal graft prosthesis for repair of aneurysm 339 1995
6,565,597 Stent adapted for tangle-free deployment 184 2000
7,572,289 Anchoring barb for attachment to a medical prosthesis 42 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 50 2001
 
Servetus Partnership (1)
4,878,906 Endoprosthesis for repairing a damaged vessel 835 1988
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,662,614 Balloon expandable universal access sheath 104 1995
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (17)
6,027,779 Thin-wall polytetrafluoroethylene tube 149 1994
6,027,811 Thin-wall intraluminal graft 77 1995
5,718,973 Tubular intraluminal graft 164 1995
5,879,366 Self-expanding defect closure device and method of making and using 427 1996
6,352,561 Implant deployment apparatus 168 1996
6,551,350 Kink resistant bifurcated prosthesis 135 1996
5,925,075 Intraluminal stent graft 127 1997
5,919,225 Procedures for introducing stents and stent-grafts 180 1997
6,352,553 Stent-graft deployment apparatus and method 200 1997
5,961,548 Bifurcated two-part graft and methods of implantation 193 1997
6,613,073 Intraluminal graft 65 1998
6,045,557 Delivery catheter and method for positioning an intraluminal graft 145 1998
6,231,563 Directional catheter 62 1999
6,361,637 Method of making a kink resistant stent-graft 128 1999
6,565,596 Intraluminal graft 64 1999
6,375,675 Methods and apparatus for intraluminal placement of a bifurcated intraluminal graft 36 2001
6,981,982 Method of producing low profile stent and graft combination 42 2002
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (9)
6,344,053 Endovascular support device and method 85 1999
6,960,217 Endovascular aneurysm repair system 78 2002
7,264,632 Controlled deployment delivery system 84 2003
6,929,661 Multi-lumen prosthesis systems and methods 22 2003
2006/0030,911 Stabilization of aortic iliac neck diameter by use of radio frequency 2 2004
2007/0055,346 Method and apparatus for delivery of a treatment element in a blood vessel 2 2005
7,637,932 Devices, systems, and methods for prosthesis delivery and implantation 20 2005
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 792 1988
5,415,664 Method and apparatus for introducing a stent or a stent-graft 285 1994
5,575,818 Endovascular stent with locking ring 446 1995
5,653,747 Luminal graft endoprostheses and manufacture thereof 245 1995
 
ADVANCED BIO PROSTHETIC SURFACES, LTD. (1)
6,923,829 Implantable expandable medical devices having regions of differential mechanical properties and methods of making same 48 2002
 
MEDTRONIC PS MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2007/0142,817 Catheter 3 2006
 
BIOMERIX CORPORATION (2)
2004/0167,597 Aneurysm treatment devices and methods 9 2003
2005/0165,480 Endovascular treatment devices and methods 51 2004
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (14)
4,981,478 Composite vascular catheter 159 1988
5,034,001 Method of repairing a damaged blood vessel with an expandable cage catheter 325 1989
5,135,535 Catheter system with catheter and guidewire exchange 261 1991
5,458,615 Stent delivery system 400 1993
5,443,500 Intravascular stent 492 1994
5,591,197 Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying 522 1995
5,782,855 Stent delivery system 133 1996
5,649,952 Expandable stents and method for making same 229 1996
5,843,164 Intraluminal stent for attaching a graft 380 1996
6,652,579 Radiopaque stent 97 2000
6,582,460 System and method for accurately deploying a stent 144 2000
6,673,105 Metal prosthesis coated with expandable ePTFE 81 2001
7,163,715 Spray processing of porous medical devices 99 2002
7,217,255 Embolic protection devices 19 2003
 
Vascular Concepts Holdings Limited (1)
5,893,887 Stent for positioning at junction of bifurcated blood vessel and method of making 212 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 8 2004
 
LEMAITRE VASCULAR, INC. (1)
2007/0016,243 Non-occlusive, retrievable dilation system 12 2006
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (9)
5,133,732 Intravascular stent 795 1989
5,104,404 Articulated stent 767 1991
5,591,198 Multiple sinusoidal wave configuration stent 74 1995
5,651,174 Intravascular radially expandable stent 117 1995
5,679,400 Intravascular stent and method 533 1995
5,693,066 Stent mounting and transfer device and method 75 1995
5,630,830 Device and method for mounting stents on delivery systems 102 1996
6,491,719 Tubular endoluminar prosthesis having oblique ends 59 1998
7,909,794 Catheter with autoinflating, autoregulating balloon 3 2004
 
LEMAITRE ACQUISITION LLC (2)
5,123,917 Expandable intraluminal vascular graft 688 1990
6,183,481 Delivery system for self-expanding stents and grafts 114 1999
 
ARTERIA MEDICAL SCIENCE, LLC (1)
5,720,735 Bifurcated endovascular catheter 328 1997
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (12)
5,338,298 Double-tapered balloon 56 1993
5,683,451 Apparatus and methods for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses 535 1995
5,769,882 Methods and apparatus for conformably sealing prostheses within body lumens 244 1995
5,824,037 Modular intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 319 1995
6,533,811 Internal graft prosthesis and delivery system 80 1997
6,520,988 Endolumenal prosthesis and method of use in bifurcation regions of body lumens 157 1997
6,086,611 Bifurcated stent 166 1997
6,126,685 Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses 303 1998
6,171,281 Interlocking catheter assembly 52 1999
6,361,557 Staplebutton radiopaque marker 114 2000
6,576,009 Bifurcated intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 67 2000
6,592,614 Cuffed endoluminal prosthesis 221 2000
 
ADVANCED RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE, INC. (1)
6,511,325 Aortic stent-graft calibration and training model 54 1998
 
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CARDIOKINETIX, INC. (1)
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5,314,472 Vascular stent 523 1991
5,282,824 Percutaneous stent assembly 719 1992
5,320,602 Peel-away endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography catheter and a method for using the same 141 1993
5,443,498 Vascular stent and method of making and implanting a vacsular stent 492 1993
5,370,683 Vascular stent 345 1994
5,591,230 Radially expandable stent 102 1995
5,690,642 Rapid exchange stent delivery balloon catheter 181 1996
6,325,819 Endovascular prosthetic device, an endovascular graft prothesis with such a device, and a method for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm 92 1996
6,508,833 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 364 2001
7,160,318 Modular stent graft assembly and use thereof 66 2002
7,651,519 Prosthesis deployment system 14 2004
2005/0171,598 Aorta and branch vessel stent grafts and method 100 2004
2005/0159,803 Endoluminal prosthetic device 67 2005
7,674,284 Endoluminal graft 9 2005
7,244,444 Graft material, stent graft and method 78 2005
7,833,259 Fenestrated endoluminal stent system 13 2006
2008/0288,044 Composite Stent Graft 41 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 139 1998
 
MALLINCKRODT INC. (1)
2005/0027,238 Hydraulic remote for a medical fluid injector 11 2004
 
ROBERT L. DOUBLER (1)
6,440,171 Double D key locking prosthesis 32 2001
 
ANGIOMED GMBH & CO. MEDIZINTECHNIK KG (1)
5,716,393 Stent with an end of greater diameter than its main body 288 1996
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
5,604,435 Spiral scanning method for monitoring physiological changes 25 1995
 
Schneider (Europe) A.G. (2)
5,484,444 Device for the implantation of self-expanding endoprostheses 342 1993
5,709,703 Stent delivery device and method for manufacturing same 209 1996
 
EVYSIO MEDICAL DEVICES ULC (3)
5,755,771 Expandable stent and method of delivery of same 302 1996
6,858,037 Expandable stent and method for delivery of same 19 2002
7,094,255 Expandable stent and method for delivery of same 20 2004
 
Teramed, Inc. (4)
6,070,589 Methods for deploying bypass graft stents 122 1997
6,129,756 Biluminal endovascular graft system 167 1998
6,273,909 Endovascular graft system 69 1998
6,280,466 Endovascular graft system 121 1999
 
ALTURA MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2009/0287,145 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS 27 2009
 
WORLD MEDICAL MANUFACTURING CORPORATION (2)
5,713,917 Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel 316 1996
6,280,467 Delivery system for deployment and endovascular assembly of a multi-stage stented graft 111 1999
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (1)
2008/0275,536 PREVENTION OF DISPLACEMENT OF PROSTHETIC DEVICES WITHIN ANEURYSMS 19 2008
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC. (1)
6,123,715 Method of forming medical devices; intravascular occlusion devices 242 1994
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (2)
5,514,379 Hydrogel compositions and methods of use 372 1992
7,799,046 Dynamic cannula 14 2002
 
TOSOH CORPORATION (1)
4,981,947 Aromatic sulfideamide polymer and method for producing the same 12 1988
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL PUERTO RICO LLC (1)
2007/0156,084 Balloon insertion apparatus and method of sealing a tissue puncture 11 2006
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (8)
5,733,325 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system 330 1996
6,395,017 Endoprosthesis delivery catheter with sequential stage control 223 1996
5,860,998 Deployment device for tubular expandable prosthesis 147 1996
6,004,347 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 214 1996
5,843,167 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 277 1997
5,902,334 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 117 1997
5,961,546 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 129 1997
6,077,297 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 291 1998
 
SECANT MEDICAL, LLC (1)
6,192,944 Method of forming a textile member with undulating wire 81 2000
 
STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (1)
7,063,707 Medical retrieval device 27 2003
 
ANOVA CORP. (1)
6,719,797 Nucleus augmentation with in situ formed hydrogels 123 2000
 
IsoStent, Inc. (1)
5,695,516 Longitudinally elongating balloon expandable stent 224 1996
 
TIMOTHY A.M. CHUTER (1)
6,030,415 Bell-bottom modular stent-graft 103 1998
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
2008/0187,591 RAPIDLY ACTING DRY SEALANT AND METHODS FOR USE AND MANUFACTURE 18 2007
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (2)
5,108,424 Collagen-impregnated dacron graft 205 1991
6,214,022 Perfusion device for maintaining blood flow in a vessel while isolating an anastomosis 43 1999
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (28)
5,522,881 Implantable tubular prosthesis having integral cuffs 239 1994
5,522,883 Endoprosthesis stent/graft deployment system 120 1995
5,647,857 Protective intraluminal sheath 145 1995
5,653,746 Radially expandable tubular prosthesis 105 1995
5,851,228 Implantable intraluminal prosthesis 124 1996
5,769,887 Delivery catheter and graft for aneurysm repair 116 1997
6,074,398 Reduced diameter stent/graft deployment catheter 39 1998
* 5,906,641 Bifurcated stent graft 144 1998
6,139,573 Conformal laminate stent device 151 1998
6,585,758 Multi-section filamentary endoluminal stent 163 1999
6,398,807 Braided branching stent, method for treating a lumen therewith, and process for manufacture therefor 204 2000
6,475,166 Guidewire placement system for delivery of an aneurysm graft limb 43 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 38 2001
7,033,389 Tubular prosthesis for external agent delivery 11 2001
7,192,441 Aortic artery aneurysm endovascular prosthesis 13 2001
7,029,496 Interlocking endoluminal device 18 2001
7,029,494 Braided modular stent with hourglass-shaped interfaces 41 2002
7,004,964 Apparatus and method for deployment of an endoluminal device 94 2002
7,235,095 Method and system for deploying multi-part endoluminal devices 22 2002
7,189,256 Endoluminal device and system and method for detecting a change in pressure differential across an endoluminal device 18 2002
7,261,733 Endovascular graft with sensors design and attachment methods 22 2002
6,748,953 Method for thermal treatment of type II endoleaks in arterial aneurysms 36 2002
7,122,051 Universal length sizing and dock for modular bifurcated endovascular graft 11 2002
7,264,631 Devices and methods for AAA management 25 2002
7,025,779 Endoluminal device having enhanced affixation characteristics 20 2003
7,320,703 Method for inserting a prosthesis 15 2005
7,879,081 Hypotube endoluminal device and method 5 2006
 
NEOCARDIA, LLC (2)
5,643,171 Method and apparatus for uniform radiation treatment of vascular lumens 174 1994
5,662,580 Combined angioplasty and intravascular radiotherapy method and apparatus 144 1995
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