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Joost J Fierens, Silvio R Schaffner, Marc Gianotti, Gerd Seibold, Randolf von Oepen: Methods and apparatus for stenting comprising enhanced embolic protection, coupled with improved protection against restenosis and thrombus formation. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Nicola A Pisano Esq, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, June 29, 2004: US06755856 (125 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for stenting are provided comprising a stent attached to a porous biocompatible material that is permeable to endothelial cell ingrowth, but impermeable to release of emboli of predetermined size. Preferred stent designs are provided, as well as preferred manufacturing techniqu ...


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Michlitsch Kenneth J: Autologous wound sealing apparatus. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Michlitsch Kenneth J, VOSSIUS Siebertstrasse 4 81675 Munich, February 12, 2004: WO/2004/012602 (78 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (10) is provided for sealing a vascular puncture tract by forming the autologous plug within the puncture tract, and extruding that plug into the puncture tract. The apparatus of the present invention forms an autologous blood plug by drawing blood into the apparatus from a vessel, mixing ...


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Von, Oepen Randolf, Trösken Volker, Marx Volker, Stopper Armin, Balfe Louise, Coffey Lorcan: Apparatus for delivering and deployment of an expandable stent within a blood vessel. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Von, Oepen Randolf, Trösken Volker, Marx Volker, Stopper Armin, Balfe Louise, Coffey Lorcan, HEUNEMANN Dieter, February 19, 2004: WO/2004/014256 (33 worldwide citation)

An improved apparatus for delivering and deployment of an expandable stent with a protection sheath within a blood vessel is provided. The system comprises a fluid pressure device which is coupled with a retraction device for the protection sheath such that after retraction of the protection sheath ...


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Wnendt Stephan, Von Oepen Randolf, Kuttler Bernd, Lang Gerhard: Implants avec fk506, Implants with fk506. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Fujisawa Pharmaceutical, Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Astellas Pharma, Mccarthy Tetrault, December 21, 2010: CA2435306 (27 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to implants, in particular intracavernous or intravascular, preferably for the treatment or prophylaxis of coronary or peripheral vascular constrictions or vascular occlusions, in particular of constrictions and stenoses or restenoses, preferably for the prophylaxis of restenos ...


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Grandt Axel: Drug eluting stent and methods of manufacture. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Grandt Axel, VOSSIUS Siebertstrasse 4 81765 Munich, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/004602 (27 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for manufacturing a drug eluting stent are provided, whereby the stent comprises at least one tube having a lumen and a multiplicity of microscopic pores disposed in a lateral surface of the tube. The tube may be manufactured into any suitable stent configuration. The lumen of ...


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Schömig Albert, Kastrati Adnan, Von, Oepen Randolf: Stent with rough surface and its manufacture. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Schömig Albert, Kastrati Adnan, Von, Oepen Randolf, VOSSIUS Siebertsrasse 4 81675 München, April 1, 2004: WO/2004/026177 (26 worldwide citation)

A stent is provided wherein at least an outer surface portion is roughened to a predetermined extent and wherein a drug or a therapeutic agent can be applied to said surface. This results in an improved stent, which can be manufactured at low costs and which can further avoid thrombus formation and ...


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Von Oepen Randolf, Seibold Gerd: Tuteur intravasculaire, Stent. Jomed Implantate, Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, MARKS & CLERK, March 16, 2000: CA2309079 (25 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a stent (1) comprising a tubular flexible body (2) whose wall (3) has a web structure (4) which can pass from a non-expanded state into an expanded state. The web structure (4) comprises a plurality of neighboring web patterns (5, 6) which, in turn, consist of adjoin ...


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Casey Brendan J: Flexible stent with elevated scaffolding properties. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Casey Brendan J, PETERS Hajo, November 27, 2008: WO/2008/142566 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns a stent including an essentially tubular body formed by a web structure that is configured to expand from a contracted delivery configuration to an expanded deployed configuration and that is composed of a plurality of longitudinally adjacent web rings (44, 46). Those ...


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Casey Brendan: Flexible stent with torque-absorbing connectors. Abbott Laboratories Vascular Enterprises, Casey Brendan, PETERS Hajo, April 16, 2009: WO/2009/046973 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns a stent with a highly flexible structure that is configured to provide an elevated degree of vessel scaffolding and to absorb torque applied on the stent. In one embodiment, the stent of the present invention includes an essentially tubular body formed by a web structu ...