05876432 is referenced by 246 patents and cites 158 patents.

A device which includes at least a tubular stent member which if formed from a helically wrapped undulating member and a coupling member which extends through undulations of adjacent turns of the helically wrapped undulating member and is movable along the undulations, the device is foldable into a lumen deployable configuration and may also include a coaxially positioned graft member.

Title
Self-expandable helical intravascular stent and stent-graft
Application Number
221815
Publication Number
5876432
Application Date
March 28, 1995
Publication Date
March 2, 1999
Inventor
Kimberly A McCullough
Hayward
CA, US
Woonza Rhee
Palo Alto
CA, US
William M Hartigan
Fremont
CA, US
Charles Thomas Maroney
Portola Valley
CA, US
Lilip Lau
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Morgan & Finnegan L
Assignee
Gore Enterprise Holdings
DE, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
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