07780720 is referenced by 18 patents and cites 288 patents.

An introducer for delivering into the vasculature a straight or bifurcated stent or prosthesis; a method for delivering into the vasculature a straight or bifurcated stent or prosthesis; a method of treating and angiological disease using a bifurcated stent; an endoluminal stent having perpendicular hoop members, each hoop member formed of wire in a sinuous configuration, at least some of juxtaposed apices in neighboring hoops being secured to one another, such stents also forming axially aligned segments in straight stents, and segments of bifurcated stents in particular embodiments. Certain embodiments of such stents also include barbs, fabric covering and radiopaque markers.

Title
Bifurcated endoluminal prosthesis
Application Number
10/692886
Publication Number
7780720 (B2)
Application Date
October 24, 2003
Publication Date
August 24, 2010
Inventor
Michael D Dake
Stanford
CA, US
Andrew H Cragg
Edina
MN, US
John Hudson
Leicester
GB
Claude Mialhe
Draguignan
FR
George Goicoechea
Freeport
BS
Agent
Brooks Cameron Huebsch PLLC
Assignee
Scimed Life Systems
MN, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
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