07056412 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 26 patents.

A prosthesis, and method for forming same, are provided which includes expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) tubes having angularly offset node and fibril configurations. Also, the node and fibril configurations are angularly offset from the longitudinal axes of the respective tubes, providing resistance against failure in the longitudinal direction.

Title
Counter rotational layering of ePTFE to improve mechanical properties of a prosthesis
Application Number
10/775442
Publication Number
7056412 (B2)
Application Date
February 10, 2004
Publication Date
June 6, 2006
Inventor
Jamie S Henderson
Oakland
NJ, US
Agent
Hoffmann & Baron
Assignee
Scimed Life Systems
MN, US
IPC
B32B 31/00
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