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A synthetic liner is inserted into a blood vessel in the region of a treated stenosis. The liner is composed of a material resistant to the deposition of the fatty matter from the blood so that the build up of a new obstruction to blood flow is inhibited. The liner is tapered to generally conform to the taper or reduction in cross section of the artery in a downstream direction. The material is resilient and has elasticity compatible with the elasticity of the artery.

Title
Method for repairing stenotic vessels
Application Number
6/542850
Publication Number
4560374
Application Date
October 17, 1983
Publication Date
December 24, 1985
Inventor
Julius G Hammerslag
27011 Calle Esperanza, San Juan Capistrano, 92675
CA, US
Agent
Newton H Lee Jr
IPC
A61M 5/00
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