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Apparatus for delivering stents to body lumens include one or more tubular prostheses carried at the distal end of a catheter shaft, a sheath slidably disposed over the prostheses, and a guidewire tube extending from within the sheath to the exterior of the sheath through an exit port in a sidewall thereof. A guidewire extends slidably through the guidewire tube. The sheath can be moved relative to the catheter shaft and the guidewire tube to expose the prostheses for deployment. Methods of delivering stents are also provided.

Title
Apparatus and methods for deployment of multiple custom-length prostheses (III)
Application Number
11/148546
Publication Number
7320702 (B2)
Application Date
June 8, 2005
Publication Date
January 22, 2008
Inventor
Joseph Karatt
Millbrae
CA, US
Pablo Acosta
Newark
CA, US
Craig Welk
Tracy
CA, US
Stephen Kao
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dan Jeffrey Hammersmark
San Mateo
CA, US
Agent
Levine Bagade Han
Jeffry J Grainger Esq
Assignee
Xtent
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
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