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A woven synthetic fabric tubular vascular graft including, a stiffening component in the filling yarn is self supporting without crimping the walls of the graft. The graft is woven from warp ends of multifilament polyester yarns and elastomeric yarns in the warp and a filling yarn which includes multifilament and monofilament polyester yarns which have been twisted together. Longitudinal and radial compliance provide for improved kink resistance making the tubular grafts suitable for use in medium and small diameter peripheral applications. A preferred graft has an outer velour surface and a smooth inner surface.

Title
Self-supporting woven vascular graft
Application Number
573932
Publication Number
5282848
Application Date
April 19, 1993
Publication Date
February 1, 1994
Inventor
Peter J Schmitt
Garnerville
NY, US
Agent
Blum Kaplan
Assignee
Meadox Medicals
NJ, US
IPC
A61P 2/06
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