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An expandable structure carried at the end of a catheter tube assembly can be contracted and/or wrapped to present a reduced profile during deployment and/or removal from a targeted tissue site.

Title
Expandable structures for deployment in interior body regions
Application Number
9/595963
Publication Number
6719773 (B1)
Application Date
June 19, 2000
Publication Date
April 13, 2004
Inventor
Karen D Talmadge
Palo Alto
CA, US
Robert M Scribner
Los Altos
CA, US
Mark A Reiley
Piedmont
CA, US
Ryan P Boucher
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C
US
Assignee
Kyphon
CA, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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