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A vascular graft having a pleated circumference accommodates blood pressure changes with minimal change in internal surface area. A highly compliant graft may be made from a wide variety of polymers including non-elastomeric materials.

Title
Prosthetic vascular grafts with a pleated structure
Application Number
662667
Publication Number
5282847
Application Date
July 15, 1992
Publication Date
February 1, 1994
Inventor
Elaine Lindell
Blaine
MN, US
Richard L Molacek
Maple Grove
MN, US
Michael Wolf
Brooklyn Park
MN, US
Paul V Trescony
Robbinsdale
MN, US
Agent
Harold R Patton
Daniel W Latham
Assignee
Medtronic
MN, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
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