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An implantable, bioresorbable vessel wall support, in particular a coronary stent, comprises a combination of metal materials which dissolves in the human body without any harmful effects on the person that wears the implant. The combination of metal materials can be an alloy or a local galvanic element.

Title
Implantable, bioresorbable vessel wall support, in particular coronary stent
Application Number
9/339927
Publication Number
6287332 (B1)
Application Date
June 25, 1999
Publication Date
September 11, 2001
Inventor
Thomas Popp
Nürnberg
US
Armin Bolz
Erlangen
US
Agent
Browdy & Neimark
US
Assignee
Biotronik Mess und Therapiegeraete & Co Ingenieurbuero Berlin
US
IPC
A61F 2/02
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