06280412 is referenced by 92 patents and cites 27 patents.

A stent-carrying balloon catheter in which a balloon is positioned within a stent for expanding the stent upon dilation of the balloon. The balloon includes a circumferential fold over a portion of the balloon itself, the fold encompassing a circumferential end portion of the stent for securing it in place until dilation of the balloon.

Title
Stent securement by balloon modification
Application Number
9/335361
Publication Number
6280412 (B1)
Application Date
June 17, 1999
Publication Date
August 28, 2001
Inventor
Scott R Smith
Chaska
MN, US
Anthony C Vrba
Maple Grove
MN, US
Scott M Hanson
Columbia Heights
MN, US
Jan D Seppala
Maple Grove
MN, US
Gary J Pederson Jr
Maple Grove
MN, US
Agent
Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A
US
Assignee
Scimed Life Systems
MN, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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