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Graft having a bifurcation for repairing an aneurysm in the vicinity of an aortic bifurcation in a patient comprising a main tubular body and first and second tubular legs joined to said main body in a bifurcation. The main body and the legs are formed of a flexible surgically implantable material. The main body and each of the first and second legs having an opening therein in communication with the other openings. Expandable spring attachments are secured to the main body adjacent the opening in the main body. An additional expandable spring attachment is secured to one of said legs adjacent the opening in said one leg.

Title
Endovascular graft having bifurcation and apparatus and method for deploying the same
Application Number
684018
Publication Number
5489295
Application Date
May 21, 1993
Publication Date
February 6, 1996
Inventor
Wesley D Sterman
San Francisco
CA, US
Dinah B Quiachon
San Jose
CA, US
Alec A Piplani
Mountain View
CA, US
Agent
Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht
Assignee
EndoVascular Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/04
A61F 2/06
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