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A tubular intraluminal graft for repairing body conduits, made from at least one layer of porous expanded PTFE film that has a microstructure having fibrils oriented in at least two directions which are substantially perpendicular to each other. The tubular intraluminal graft has a wall thickness of less than about 0.25 mm and may have a longitudinally or helically oriented seamline. Additional reinforcing components such as reinforcing ribs or braids may also be provided.

Title
Tubular intraluminal graft
Application Number
108967
Publication Number
5718973
Application Date
July 26, 1995
Publication Date
February 17, 1998
Inventor
David J Myers
Camp Verde
AZ, US
James D Lewis
Flagstaff
AZ, US
Agent
Wayne D House
Assignee
W L Gore & Associates
DE, US
IPC
B29D 1/08
B29D 23/00
B29D 22/00
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