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, CA51

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Hawkins, Daniel Bellevue, US 96 697
Schreck, Stefan Fallbrook, US 36 1934

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5,662,701 Anti-stenotic method and product for occluded and partially occluded arteries 48 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 62 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 372 1995
6,565,597 Stent adapted for tangle-free deployment 199 2000
7,572,289 Anchoring barb for attachment to a medical prosthesis 50 2005
2007/0213,805 Expandable stent grafts and methods of use thereof 26 2007
 
THORATEC CORPORATION (1)
6,939,377 Coated vascular grafts and methods of use 54 2001
 
Servetus Partnership (1)
4,878,906 Endoprosthesis for repairing a damaged vessel 907 1988
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,662,614 Balloon expandable universal access sheath 111 1995
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (17)
6,027,779 Thin-wall polytetrafluoroethylene tube 156 1994
6,027,811 Thin-wall intraluminal graft 85 1995
5,718,973 Tubular intraluminal graft 173 1995
5,879,366 Self-expanding defect closure device and method of making and using 475 1996
6,352,561 Implant deployment apparatus 198 1996
6,551,350 Kink resistant bifurcated prosthesis 163 1996
5,925,075 Intraluminal stent graft 134 1997
5,919,225 Procedures for introducing stents and stent-grafts 191 1997
6,352,553 Stent-graft deployment apparatus and method 221 1997
5,961,548 Bifurcated two-part graft and methods of implantation 198 1997
6,613,073 Intraluminal graft 75 1998
6,045,557 Delivery catheter and method for positioning an intraluminal graft 155 1998
6,231,563 Directional catheter 72 1999
6,361,637 Method of making a kink resistant stent-graft 141 1999
6,565,596 Intraluminal graft 75 1999
6,375,675 Methods and apparatus for intraluminal placement of a bifurcated intraluminal graft 46 2001
6,981,982 Method of producing low profile stent and graft combination 51 2002
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (9)
6,344,053 Endovascular support device and method 98 1999
6,960,217 Endovascular aneurysm repair system 98 2002
7,264,632 Controlled deployment delivery system 106 2003
6,929,661 Multi-lumen prosthesis systems and methods 33 2003
2006/0030,911 Stabilization of aortic iliac neck diameter by use of radio frequency 4 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
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KUROS BIOSURGERY AG (1)
2008/0253,987 POLYMERIC TISSUE SEALANT 6 2008
 
CORVITA CORPORATION (4)
5,019,090 Radially expandable endoprosthesis and the like 825 1988
5,415,664 Method and apparatus for introducing a stent or a stent-graft 300 1994
5,575,818 Endovascular stent with locking ring 503 1995
5,653,747 Luminal graft endoprostheses and manufacture thereof 253 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 50 2002
 
MEDTRONIC PS MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2007/0142,817 Catheter 4 2006
 
Biomerix Corporation (2)
2004/0167,597 Aneurysm treatment devices and methods 17 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 271 1991
5,458,615 Stent delivery system 436 1993
5,443,500 Intravascular stent 509 1994
5,591,197 Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying 548 1995
5,782,855 Stent delivery system 139 1996
5,649,952 Expandable stents and method for making same 238 1996
5,843,164 Intraluminal stent for attaching a graft 414 1996
6,652,579 Radiopaque stent 103 2000
6,582,460 System and method for accurately deploying a stent 168 2000
6,673,105 Metal prosthesis coated with expandable ePTFE 92 2001
7,163,715 Spray processing of porous medical devices 108 2002
7,217,255 Embolic protection devices 24 2003
 
VASCULAR CONCEPTS HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
5,893,887 Stent for positioning at junction of bifurcated blood vessel and method of making 223 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 23 2004
 
LEMAITRE VASCULAR, INC. (1)
2007/0016,243 Non-occlusive, retrievable dilation system 19 2006
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (9)
5,133,732 Intravascular stent 833 1989
5,104,404 Articulated stent 801 1991
5,591,198 Multiple sinusoidal wave configuration stent 76 1995
5,651,174 Intravascular radially expandable stent 123 1995
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5,693,066 Stent mounting and transfer device and method 79 1995
5,630,830 Device and method for mounting stents on delivery systems 105 1996
6,491,719 Tubular endoluminar prosthesis having oblique ends 63 1998
7,909,794 Catheter with autoinflating, autoregulating balloon 4 2004
 
LEMAITRE ACQUISITION LLC (2)
5,123,917 Expandable intraluminal vascular graft 703 1990
6,183,481 Delivery system for self-expanding stents and grafts 131 1999
 
ARTERIA MEDICAL SCIENCE, LLC (1)
5,720,735 Bifurcated endovascular catheter 343 1997
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (12)
5,338,298 Double-tapered balloon 60 1993
5,683,451 Apparatus and methods for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses 575 1995
5,769,882 Methods and apparatus for conformably sealing prostheses within body lumens 263 1995
5,824,037 Modular intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 341 1995
6,533,811 Internal graft prosthesis and delivery system 89 1997
6,520,988 Endolumenal prosthesis and method of use in bifurcation regions of body lumens 168 1997
6,086,611 Bifurcated stent 176 1997
6,126,685 Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses 344 1998
6,171,281 Interlocking catheter assembly 58 1999
6,361,557 Staplebutton radiopaque marker 123 2000
6,576,009 Bifurcated intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 76 2000
6,592,614 Cuffed endoluminal prosthesis 253 2000
 
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6,511,325 Aortic stent-graft calibration and training model 57 1998
 
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5,314,472 Vascular stent 539 1991
5,282,824 Percutaneous stent assembly 752 1992
5,320,602 Peel-away endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography catheter and a method for using the same 147 1993
5,443,498 Vascular stent and method of making and implanting a vacsular stent 506 1993
5,370,683 Vascular stent 354 1994
5,591,230 Radially expandable stent 109 1995
5,690,642 Rapid exchange stent delivery balloon catheter 193 1996
6,325,819 Endovascular prosthetic device, an endovascular graft prothesis with such a device, and a method for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm 101 1996
6,508,833 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 413 2001
7,160,318 Modular stent graft assembly and use thereof 79 2002
2004/0176,832 Method and device for treating aortic dissection 59 2003
7,651,519 Prosthesis deployment system 16 2004
2005/0171,598 Aorta and branch vessel stent grafts and method 126 2004
2005/0159,803 Endoluminal prosthetic device 80 2005
7,674,284 Endoluminal graft 11 2005
7,244,444 Graft material, stent graft and method 97 2005
7,833,259 Fenestrated endoluminal stent system 16 2006
2008/0288,044 Composite Stent Graft 52 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 151 1998
 
MALLINCKRODT INC. (1)
2005/0027,238 Hydraulic remote for a medical fluid injector 15 2004
 
ROBERT L. DOUBLER (1)
6,440,171 Double D key locking prosthesis 34 2001
 
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5,716,393 Stent with an end of greater diameter than its main body 315 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 367 1993
5,709,703 Stent delivery device and method for manufacturing same 240 1996
 
EVYSIO MEDICAL DEVICES ULC (3)
5,755,771 Expandable stent and method of delivery of same 313 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 133 1997
6,129,756 Biluminal endovascular graft system 179 1998
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ALTURA MEDICAL, INC. (1)
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5,713,917 Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel 333 1996
6,280,467 Delivery system for deployment and endovascular assembly of a multi-stage stented graft 128 1999
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (1)
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6,123,715 Method of forming medical devices; intravascular occlusion devices 270 1994
 
The General Hospital Corporation (2)
5,514,379 Hydrogel compositions and methods of use 407 1992
7,799,046 Dynamic cannula 15 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 14 2006
 
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5,733,325 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system 371 1996
6,395,017 Endoprosthesis delivery catheter with sequential stage control 251 1996
5,860,998 Deployment device for tubular expandable prosthesis 167 1996
6,004,347 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 230 1996
5,843,167 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 325 1997
5,902,334 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 135 1997
5,961,546 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 137 1997
6,077,297 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 342 1998
 
SECANT MEDICAL, LLC (1)
6,192,944 Method of forming a textile member with undulating wire 93 2000
 
STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (1)
7,063,707 Medical retrieval device 34 2003
 
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6,719,797 Nucleus augmentation with in situ formed hydrogels 135 2000
 
IsoStent, Inc. (1)
5,695,516 Longitudinally elongating balloon expandable stent 229 1996
 
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6,030,415 Bell-bottom modular stent-graft 107 1998
 
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2008/0187,591 RAPIDLY ACTING DRY SEALANT AND METHODS FOR USE AND MANUFACTURE 21 2007
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (2)
5,108,424 Collagen-impregnated dacron graft 211 1991
6,214,022 Perfusion device for maintaining blood flow in a vessel while isolating an anastomosis 52 1999
 
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5,522,881 Implantable tubular prosthesis having integral cuffs 262 1994
5,522,883 Endoprosthesis stent/graft deployment system 125 1995
5,647,857 Protective intraluminal sheath 156 1995
5,653,746 Radially expandable tubular prosthesis 114 1995
5,851,228 Implantable intraluminal prosthesis 137 1996
5,769,887 Delivery catheter and graft for aneurysm repair 119 1997
6,074,398 Reduced diameter stent/graft deployment catheter 46 1998
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6,139,573 Conformal laminate stent device 161 1998
6,585,758 Multi-section filamentary endoluminal stent 188 1999
6,398,807 Braided branching stent, method for treating a lumen therewith, and process for manufacture therefor 235 2000
6,475,166 Guidewire placement system for delivery of an aneurysm graft limb 45 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 47 2001
7,033,389 Tubular prosthesis for external agent delivery 14 2001
7,192,441 Aortic artery aneurysm endovascular prosthesis 19 2001
7,029,496 Interlocking endoluminal device 19 2001
7,029,494 Braided modular stent with hourglass-shaped interfaces 46 2002
7,004,964 Apparatus and method for deployment of an endoluminal device 106 2002
7,235,095 Method and system for deploying multi-part endoluminal devices 25 2002
7,189,256 Endoluminal device and system and method for detecting a change in pressure differential across an endoluminal device 20 2002
7,261,733 Endovascular graft with sensors design and attachment methods 27 2002
6,748,953 Method for thermal treatment of type II endoleaks in arterial aneurysms 56 2002
7,122,051 Universal length sizing and dock for modular bifurcated endovascular graft 13 2002
7,264,631 Devices and methods for AAA management 28 2002
7,025,779 Endoluminal device having enhanced affixation characteristics 23 2003
7,320,703 Method for inserting a prosthesis 16 2005
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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