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Anne Nina Bynon, Sandra M Cundy, Rajagopal R Kowligi: Dual supported intraluminal graft. Impra, David G Rosenbaum, September 16, 1997: US05667523 (419 worldwide citation)

A dual supported intraluminal graft comprising a biocompatible flexible layer sandwiched between two structural support layers. The preferred embodiment comprises a first structural support, such as a stent, which is concentrically retained within a tubular shaped PTFE graft which is concentrically ...


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Ramon Berguer, Robert C Farnan, William M Colone, Rajagopal R Kowligi, Linda V Della Corna, Joseph B Sinnott: Blood vessel patch. Impra, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, March 31, 1992: US05100422 (300 worldwide citation)

A vascular patch for closing an incision in a blood vessel includes a base layer of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) having an outer coating of an elastomeric, biocompatible material such as polyurethane to minimize suture hole bleeding. Suture guidelines are formed upon the ablumenal side of ...


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Christopher E Banas, Tarun J Edwin: Endoluminal encapsulated stent and methods of manufacture and endoluminal delivery. Impra, David G Rosenbaum, May 12, 1998: US05749880 (283 worldwide citation)

An radially expandable stent-graft and method of making the same, including at least one a stent member encapsulated between at least two longitudinally expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) coverings. The at least one stent member has openings through wall surfaces of the stent to permit radial ...


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Christopher E Banas, Scott Randall, Tarun J Edwin, Fariba Hurry: Radially expandable vascular graft with resistance to longitudinal compression and method of making same. Impra, David G Rosenbaum, May 13, 1997: US05628786 (271 worldwide citation)

A microporous polytetrafluoroethylene ("PTFE") endovascular graft which has a reinforcing structure integrally bound to the graft which permits radial expansion of the graft and stabilizes the graft against longitudinal compression upon application of an axial force thereto and against axial foresho ...


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Christopher E Banas, Tarun J Edwin: Encapsulated stent. Impra, Graham & James, September 26, 2000: US06124523 (264 worldwide citation)

An encapsulated stent including a stent or structural support layer sandwiched between two biocompatible flexible layers. One preferred embodiment has a stent cover which includes a tubular shaped stent that is concentrically retained between two tubular shaped grafts of expanded polytetrafluoroethy ...


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Linda V Della Corna, Robert C Farnan, William M Colone, Rajagopal R Kowligi: Longitudinally compliant vascular graft. Impra, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, September 11, 1990: US04955899 (222 worldwide citation)

A longitudinally compliant PTFE graft is provided by compressing at least a portion of a porous PTFE tube along its longitudinal axis and coating at least the outer wall of the compressed portion of the PTFE tube with a biocompatible elastomer for allowing the compressed portion of the tube to be st ...


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Christopher E Banas, Tarun J Edwin, David Dalessandro: Endoluminal encapsulated stent and methods of manufacture and endoluminal delivery. Impra, Graham & James, December 21, 1999: US06004348 (215 worldwide citation)

An radially expandable stent-graft and method of making the same, including at least one a stent member encapsulated between at least two longitudinally expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) coverings. The at least one stent member has openings through wall surfaces of the stent to permit radial ...


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John D McDermott, David Renzi, Richard W Layne, Christopher E Banas: Prosthesis for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Impra, Todd W Wight, Morrison & Foerster, November 6, 2001: US06312462 (183 worldwide citation)

The device of the present invention comprises a bifurcated graft fabricated from expanded PTFE (ePTFE). The inventive device is double walled so that following insertion into an aneurysm, fluid can be injected between the walls to expand the device thereby opening the inner tubular graft for receivi ...


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Mark T Gaterud, Rajagopal R Kowligi, Fariba Khalilifard, Christopher E Banas: Method and apparatus for balloon expandable stent-graft delivery. Impra, David G Rosenbaum, June 4, 1996: US05522882 (179 worldwide citation)

A stent-graft delivery system which includes a catheter, an expandable balloon having non-tapered ends positioned near the distal end of the catheter, a stent circumferentially positioned around a center of the balloon, and a graft circumferentially positioned around the stent. The balloon configura ...


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Christopher E Banas, Tarun J Edwin: Encapsulated stent. IMPRA a subsidiary of C R Bard, Todd W Wight, Morrison & Foerster, May 7, 2002: US06383214 (178 worldwide citation)

An encapsulated stent having a stent or structural support layer sandwiched between two biocompatible flexible layers. One preferred embodiment has a stent cover which includes a tubular shaped stent that is concentrically retained between two tubular shaped grafts comprised of expanded polytetraflu ...