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, CA49

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Hawkins, Daniel Bellevue, US 84 568
Schreck, Stefan Fallbrook, US 34 1634

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JS VASCULAR, INC. (1)
2005/0240,153 Vascular sheath 11 2005
 
PRODESCO, INC. (1)
7,122,052 Integral support stent graft assembly 51 2004
 
UNIVERSITE PARIS SUD XI (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 56 2004
 
Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd. (1)
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ROCKEY, ELAINE D., INDIVIDUALLY (1)
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MED INSTITUTE, INC. (4)
5,720,776 Barb and expandable transluminal graft prosthesis for repair of aneurysm 343 1995
6,565,597 Stent adapted for tangle-free deployment 189 2000
7,572,289 Anchoring barb for attachment to a medical prosthesis 43 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 51 2001
 
Servetus Partnership (1)
4,878,906 Endoprosthesis for repairing a damaged vessel 854 1988
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,662,614 Balloon expandable universal access sheath 105 1995
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (17)
6,027,779 Thin-wall polytetrafluoroethylene tube 151 1994
6,027,811 Thin-wall intraluminal graft 78 1995
5,718,973 Tubular intraluminal graft 165 1995
5,879,366 Self-expanding defect closure device and method of making and using 440 1996
6,352,561 Implant deployment apparatus 173 1996
6,551,350 Kink resistant bifurcated prosthesis 139 1996
5,925,075 Intraluminal stent graft 127 1997
5,919,225 Procedures for introducing stents and stent-grafts 185 1997
6,352,553 Stent-graft deployment apparatus and method 204 1997
5,961,548 Bifurcated two-part graft and methods of implantation 193 1997
6,613,073 Intraluminal graft 67 1998
6,045,557 Delivery catheter and method for positioning an intraluminal graft 147 1998
6,231,563 Directional catheter 66 1999
6,361,637 Method of making a kink resistant stent-graft 129 1999
6,565,596 Intraluminal graft 66 1999
6,375,675 Methods and apparatus for intraluminal placement of a bifurcated intraluminal graft 38 2001
6,981,982 Method of producing low profile stent and graft combination 45 2002
 
Medtronic Vascular, Inc. (9)
6,344,053 Endovascular support device and method 87 1999
6,960,217 Endovascular aneurysm repair system 84 2002
7,264,632 Controlled deployment delivery system 89 2003
6,929,661 Multi-lumen prosthesis systems and methods 26 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 24 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 802 1988
5,415,664 Method and apparatus for introducing a stent or a stent-graft 288 1994
5,575,818 Endovascular stent with locking ring 454 1995
5,653,747 Luminal graft endoprostheses and manufacture thereof 249 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 49 2002
 
MEDTRONIC PS MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2007/0142,817 Catheter 3 2006
 
BIOMERIX CORPORATION (2)
2004/0167,597 Aneurysm treatment devices and methods 12 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 326 1989
5,135,535 Catheter system with catheter and guidewire exchange 262 1991
5,458,615 Stent delivery system 408 1993
5,443,500 Intravascular stent 498 1994
5,591,197 Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying 529 1995
5,782,855 Stent delivery system 133 1996
5,649,952 Expandable stents and method for making same 231 1996
5,843,164 Intraluminal stent for attaching a graft 392 1996
6,652,579 Radiopaque stent 98 2000
6,582,460 System and method for accurately deploying a stent 151 2000
6,673,105 Metal prosthesis coated with expandable ePTFE 83 2001
7,163,715 Spray processing of porous medical devices 101 2002
7,217,255 Embolic protection devices 20 2003
 
VASCULAR CONCEPTS HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
5,893,887 Stent for positioning at junction of bifurcated blood vessel and method of making 215 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 11 2004
 
LEMAITRE VASCULAR, INC. (1)
2007/0016,243 Non-occlusive, retrievable dilation system 14 2006
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (9)
5,133,732 Intravascular stent 803 1989
5,104,404 Articulated stent 772 1991
5,591,198 Multiple sinusoidal wave configuration stent 74 1995
5,651,174 Intravascular radially expandable stent 119 1995
5,679,400 Intravascular stent and method 541 1995
5,693,066 Stent mounting and transfer device and method 76 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 693 1990
6,183,481 Delivery system for self-expanding stents and grafts 119 1999
 
ARTERIA MEDICAL SCIENCE, LLC (1)
5,720,735 Bifurcated endovascular catheter 331 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 548 1995
5,769,882 Methods and apparatus for conformably sealing prostheses within body lumens 248 1995
5,824,037 Modular intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 327 1995
6,533,811 Internal graft prosthesis and delivery system 84 1997
6,520,988 Endolumenal prosthesis and method of use in bifurcation regions of body lumens 158 1997
6,086,611 Bifurcated stent 168 1997
6,126,685 Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses 314 1998
6,171,281 Interlocking catheter assembly 56 1999
6,361,557 Staplebutton radiopaque marker 116 2000
6,576,009 Bifurcated intraluminal prostheses construction and methods 73 2000
6,592,614 Cuffed endoluminal prosthesis 232 2000
 
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6,511,325 Aortic stent-graft calibration and training model 54 1998
 
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5,314,472 Vascular stent 528 1991
5,282,824 Percutaneous stent assembly 728 1992
5,320,602 Peel-away endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography catheter and a method for using the same 144 1993
5,443,498 Vascular stent and method of making and implanting a vacsular stent 496 1993
5,370,683 Vascular stent 348 1994
5,591,230 Radially expandable stent 104 1995
5,690,642 Rapid exchange stent delivery balloon catheter 184 1996
6,325,819 Endovascular prosthetic device, an endovascular graft prothesis with such a device, and a method for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm 93 1996
6,508,833 Multiple-sided intraluminal medical device 378 2001
7,160,318 Modular stent graft assembly and use thereof 68 2002
7,651,519 Prosthesis deployment system 14 2004
2005/0171,598 Aorta and branch vessel stent grafts and method 108 2004
2005/0159,803 Endoluminal prosthetic device 69 2005
7,674,284 Endoluminal graft 9 2005
7,244,444 Graft material, stent graft and method 88 2005
7,833,259 Fenestrated endoluminal stent system 13 2006
2008/0288,044 Composite Stent Graft 45 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 141 1998
 
MALLINCKRODT LLC (1)
2005/0027,238 Hydraulic remote for a medical fluid injector 12 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 292 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 348 1993
5,709,703 Stent delivery device and method for manufacturing same 221 1996
 
EVYSIO MEDICAL DEVICES ULC (3)
5,755,771 Expandable stent and method of delivery of same 304 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 125 1997
6,129,756 Biluminal endovascular graft system 168 1998
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ALTURA MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2009/0287,145 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS 27 2009
 
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5,713,917 Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel 319 1996
6,280,467 Delivery system for deployment and endovascular assembly of a multi-stage stented graft 114 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 250 1994
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (2)
5,514,379 Hydrogel compositions and methods of use 383 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 12 2006
 
C. R. Bard, Inc. (8)
5,733,325 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system 343 1996
6,395,017 Endoprosthesis delivery catheter with sequential stage control 231 1996
5,860,998 Deployment device for tubular expandable prosthesis 151 1996
6,004,347 Non-migrating vascular prosthesis and minimally invasive placement system therefor 215 1996
5,843,167 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 292 1997
5,902,334 Method and apparatus for recapture of hooked endoprosthesis 118 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 308 1998
 
SECANT MEDICAL, LLC (1)
6,192,944 Method of forming a textile member with undulating wire 84 2000
 
STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (1)
7,063,707 Medical retrieval device 28 2003
 
ANOVA CORP. (1)
6,719,797 Nucleus augmentation with in situ formed hydrogels 127 2000
 
ISOSTENT, INC. (1)
5,695,516 Longitudinally elongating balloon expandable stent 226 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 19 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 48 1999
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (28)
5,522,881 Implantable tubular prosthesis having integral cuffs 245 1994
5,522,883 Endoprosthesis stent/graft deployment system 120 1995
5,647,857 Protective intraluminal sheath 149 1995
5,653,746 Radially expandable tubular prosthesis 105 1995
5,851,228 Implantable intraluminal prosthesis 125 1996
5,769,887 Delivery catheter and graft for aneurysm repair 116 1997
6,074,398 Reduced diameter stent/graft deployment catheter 41 1998
* 5,906,641 Bifurcated stent graft 148 1998
6,139,573 Conformal laminate stent device 154 1998
6,585,758 Multi-section filamentary endoluminal stent 169 1999
6,398,807 Braided branching stent, method for treating a lumen therewith, and process for manufacture therefor 211 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 39 2001
7,033,389 Tubular prosthesis for external agent delivery 11 2001
7,192,441 Aortic artery aneurysm endovascular prosthesis 14 2001
7,029,496 Interlocking endoluminal device 18 2001
7,029,494 Braided modular stent with hourglass-shaped interfaces 42 2002
7,004,964 Apparatus and method for deployment of an endoluminal device 99 2002
7,235,095 Method and system for deploying multi-part endoluminal devices 23 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 41 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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