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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
System for delivering a prosthesis
Application Number
9/313593
Publication Number
6302906 (B1)
Application Date
May 18, 1999
Publication Date
October 16, 2001
Inventor
Michael D Dake
Stanford
CA, US
Andrew H Cragg
Edina
MN, US
John Hudson
Glenfield
US
Claude Mialhe
Draguignan
US
George Goicoechea
Freeport
US
Agent
Ratner and Prestia PC
US
Assignee
Boston Scientific Technology
MN, US
IPC
A61F 2/00
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