06881222 is referenced by 57 patents and cites 26 patents.

A stent has a plurality of cells disposed about the circumference of the stent, with at least one cell having a plurality of struts that are connected together to form the cell. At least one strut has a portion that compensates for foreshortening of the struts during expansion of the stent.

Title
Non-foreshortening intraluminal prosthesis
Application Number
10/51433
Publication Number
6881222 (B2)
Application Date
January 18, 2002
Publication Date
April 19, 2005
Inventor
Alan K Plyley
Goleta
CA, US
Russell J Redmond
Goleta
CA, US
Geoffrey Hamilton White
Sydney
AU
Agent
Raymond Sun
Assignee
Endosystems
CA, US
IPC
A61M 029/00
A61F 002/06
View Original Source