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An intraluminal stent for implanting in a body lumen in which a plurality of connecting members are deformed radially outwardly to form projecting barbs for attaching the stent to a body lumen. The stent has a first, unexpanded low profile diameter for intraluminal delivery, and a second, larger expanded diameter for implanting in a body lumen in which projecting barbs are formed and which penetrate the body lumen to assist in attaching the stent to the walls of the body lumen.

Title
Expandable stent forming projecting barbs and method for deploying
Application Number
8/405265
Publication Number
5591197
Application Date
March 14, 1995
Publication Date
January 7, 1997
Inventor
Peter S Brown
Mountain View
CA, US
Scott C Anderson
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Geoffrey A Orth
La Granada
CA, US
Agent
Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht
Assignee
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/04
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