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A vascular graft having a pleated circumference accommodates blood pressure changes with minimal change in internal surface area. A highly compliant graft may be made from a wide variety of polymers including non-elastomeric materials.

Title
Prosthetic vascular graft with a pleated structure
Application Number
662667
Publication Number
5607464
Application Date
August 27, 1993
Publication Date
March 4, 1997
Inventor
Elaine Lindell
Blaine
MN, US
Richard Molacek
Maple Grove
MN, US
Michael Wolf
Brooklyn Park
MN, US
Paul V Trescony
Robbinsdale
MN, US
Agent
Harold R Patton
Daniel W Latham
Assignee
Medtronic
MN, US
IPC
A61F 2/04
A61F 2/06
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