05954744 is referenced by 148 patents and cites 14 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
486271
Publication Number
5954744
Application Date
June 26, 1997
Publication Date
September 21, 1999
Inventor
Michael Froix
Mountian View
CA, US
Simon Stertzer
Woodside
CA, US
Loc Phan
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Peter J Dehlinger & Associates Dehlinger
Judy M Mohr
Assignee
Quanam Medical Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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