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A stent comprising varying porosity's for use in vessels with bifurcations or side branches. The stent allows for scaffolding of the stenotic area but still allows for flow into the side branches. A distal protection system is also described.

Title
Bifurcated stent and distal protection system
Application Number
9/63735
Publication Number
6258115 (B1)
Application Date
April 21, 1998
Publication Date
July 10, 2001
Inventor
William Richard Dubrul
Redwood City
CA, US
Agent
Waynes & Beffel
US
Agent
James F Hann
US
Assignee
Artemis Medical
CA, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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