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, CA47

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Hawkins, Daniel Bethesda, MD 81 330
Schreck, Stefan Vista, CA 45 1184

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6,022,359 Stent delivery system featuring a flexible balloon 96 1999
6,187,034 Segmented stent for flexible stent delivery system 104 1999
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6,261,316 Single puncture bifurcation graft deployment system 159 1999
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6,695,833 Vascular stent-graft apparatus and forming method 61 2000
6,508,835 Endoluminal vascular prosthesis 42 2000
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6,953,475 Bifurcation graft deployment catheter 27 2003
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2008/0172,122 DUAL CONCENTRIC GUIDEWIRE AND METHODS OF BIFURCATED GRAFT DEPLOYMENT 24 2007
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2010/0004,728 GRAFT ENDOFRAME HAVING AXIALLY VARIABLE CHARACTERISTICS 18 2009
2009/0216,315 METHOD OF PLACEMENT OF A GRAFT OR GRAFT SYSTEM 6 2009
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2009/0319,029 DOCKING APPARATUS AND METHODS OF USE 16 2009
2010/0004,730 CATHETER SYSTEM AND METHODS OF USING SAME 8 2009
2011/0054,586 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PLACEMENT OF A GRAFT OR GRAFT SYSTEM 12 2010
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W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (16)
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ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (14)
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