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A device and method for implantation of a prosthesis provides for insertion of the prosthesis in a location which is difficult to access. The prosthesis is held in a radially contracted state by the device. An expandable chamber within the device permits relative movements between elements of the devices as to permit the prosthesis to be inserted and radially expanded in the location.

Title
Device for implantation and a method of implantation in a vessel using such device
Application Number
6/893320
Publication Number
4732152
Application Date
August 4, 1986
Publication Date
March 22, 1988
Inventor
Christian Imbert
Mezieres
CH
Hans I Wallsten
Denens
CH
Agent
Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis
Assignee
Medinvent
CH
IPC
A61M 25/00
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