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An expandable and deformable intraluminal vascular graft is expanded within a blood vessel by an angioplasty balloon associated with a catheter to dilate and expand the lumen of a blood vessel. The graft may be a thin-walled tubular member having a plurality of slots disposed substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis of the tubular member.

Title
Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft
Application Number
796009
Publication Number
4739762
Application Date
November 3, 1986
Publication Date
April 26, 1988
Inventor
Julio C Palmaz
San Antonio
TX, US
Agent
Ben D Tobor
Assignee
Expandable Grafts Partnership
TX, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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