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An articulated stent for delivering through a bodily conduit, for example, a peripheral or coronary artery, which has one or more curved portions and for implantation therein. The articulated stent includes at least two substantially rigid segments and a flexible connector for connecting adjacent segments. The connector assumes a cylindrical configuration when relaxed and a differentially stretched and compressed curved configuration when flexed.

Title
Articulated stent
Application Number
8/213272
Publication Number
5449373
Application Date
March 17, 1994
Publication Date
September 12, 1995
Inventor
Jacob Richter
Ramat Hasharon
IL
Gregory Pinchasik
Ramat Hasharon
IL
Agent
Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel
Assignee
Medinol
IL
IPC
A61F 2/02
A61M 5/00
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