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Dan Jeffrey Hammersmark, Stephen Kao, Craig Welk, Pablo Acosta, Joseph Karatt: Apparatus and methods for deployment of multiple custom-length prostheses (III). Xtent, Jeffry J Grainger Esq, Levine Bagade Han, January 22, 2008: US07320702 (108 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Bernard Andreas, Ron French, Allan Will: Apparatus and methods for delivering coiled prostheses. Xtent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jeffry J Grainger Esq, September 18, 2007: US07270668 (68 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for delivering prostheses to body lumens, such as stents and grafts to blood vessels, utilize a delivery device which carries one or more linearized elements. The linearized elements assume non-linear configurations, particularly helical configurations, when advanced and releas ...


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Bernard Andreas, Jeffry J Grainger: Implantable stent delivery devices and methods. Xtent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Jeffry J Grainger Esq, March 20, 2007: US07192440 (63 worldwide citation)

Stent delivery devices include at least one implantable stent carrier and/or membrane for carrying multiple stents or stent segments over an expandable member. At least a portion of the implantable carrier is expandable by the expandable member to deploy the portion of the carrier and one or more st ...