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An electro-polishing fixture for polishing stents which incorporates multiple anodes in contact with the stent and a center cathode disposed coaxially within the interior of the stent and a curved exterior cathode disposed about the perimeter of the stent. The invention further includes an electrolyte solution adapted for polishing stents composed of nickel-titanium alloy and a method of using the electrolyte in combination with the electro-polishing fixture.

Title
Electro-polishing fixture and electrolyte solution for polishing stents and method
Application Number
9/503280
Publication Number
6375826 (B1)
Application Date
February 14, 2000
Publication Date
April 23, 2002
Inventor
Matthew J Fitz
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Christopher J Tarapata
Santa Clara
CA, US
Jingli Wang
Berkeley
CA, US
Agent
Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht
US
Assignee
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems
CA, US
IPC
C25F 3/16
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