05383892 is referenced by 530 patents and cites 8 patents.

A stent consisting of the alternate juxtaposition of axially rigid cylindrical parts and at least one axially flexible cylindrical part. The stent comprises two axially rigid cylindrical parts at its two ends, the axially rigid cylindrical parts being adapted to expand radially in plastic manner and the axially flexible cylindrical part or parts being adapted to expand radially in elastic manner. Such a stent is of axially modulable length and flexibility.

Title
Stent for transluminal implantation
Application Number
7/972977
Publication Number
5383892
Application Date
November 6, 1992
Publication Date
January 24, 1995
Inventor
Jean Debuigne
Chantepie
FR
Denis Ansel
Thorigne-Fouillard
FR
Michel Boliveau
Cesson Seuigne
FR
Yvon Kerdiles
Saint Gregoire
FR
Alain Cardon
Rennes
FR
Agent
Bucknam and Archer
Assignee
Meadox France
FR
IPC
A61F 2/04
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