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An introducer for delivering into the vasculature a straight or bifurcated stent or prosthesis; a method for delivering into the vasculature a straight or bifurcated stent or prosthesis; a method of treating and angeological disease using a bifurcated stent; an endoluminal stent having perpendicular hoop members, each hoop member formed of wire in a sinuous configuration, at least some of juxtaposed apices in neighboring hoops being secured to one another, such stents also forming axially aligned segments in straight stents, and segments of bifurcated stents in particular embodiments. Certain embodiments of such stents also include barbs, fabric covering and radiopaque markers.

Title
Bifurcated endoluminal prosthesis
Application Number
312881
Publication Number
5916263
Application Date
June 13, 1996
Publication Date
June 29, 1999
Inventor
Michael D Dake
Stanford
CA, US
Andrew H Cragg
Edina
MN, US
Claude Mialhe
Draguignan
FR
John Hudson
Clearwater
FL, US
George Goicoechea
Freeport
BS
Agent
Ratner & Prestia
Assignee
Boston Scientific Technology
MN, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
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