05603722 is referenced by 138 patents and cites 12 patents.

A stent designed to be carried on the balloon of a balloon catheter to a target site is described. The stent is formed of a series of expandable, strip-like segments, each formed of a memory polymer and adapted for movement between a closed, high-curvature condition and an expanded, low-curvature condition upon exposure to a selected stimulus.

Title
Intravascular stent
Application Number
8/486271
Publication Number
5603722
Application Date
June 6, 1995
Publication Date
February 18, 1997
Inventor
Simon Stertzer
Woodside
CA, US
Michael Froix
Mountain View
CA, US
Loc Phan
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Peter J Dehlinger
Judy M Mohr
Assignee
Quanam Medical Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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