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Leonard Pinchuk: Radially expandable endoprosthesis and the like. Corvita Corporation, Lockwood Alex FitzGibbon & Cummings, May 28, 1991: US05019090 (763 worldwide citation)

Radially expandable endoprostheses or stents are provided, as well as their method of manufacture. These stents include a plurality of adjacent generally circumferential sections that are substantially axially positioned with respect to each other. At least one of the generally circumferential secti ...


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Stanley R Hess, Terri Kovacs: Percutaneous lead having radially adjustable electrode. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, April 28, 1987: US04660571 (528 worldwide citation)

A disposable percutaneous lead is provided which is suitable for caring out a variety of functions, including endocardial functions of mapping, ablation and/or pacing. The percutaneous lead maintains a substantially isodiametric profile for insertion through a body cavity such as a vein or artery. B ...


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Jean Pierre Georges Emile Dereume, David C MacGregor, Leonard Pinchuk: Expandable supportive bifurcated endoluminal grafts. Corvita Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, June 17, 1997: US05639278 (444 worldwide citation)

An endoluminal graft which is both expandable and supportive is provided in a form suitable for use in a bifurcated body vessel location. The graft expands between a first diameter and a second, larger diameter. The support component is an expandable stent endoprosthesis. A cover, a liner, or both a ...


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Rysler Alcime, Yasushi Kato, Leonard Pinchuk: Expandable supportive branched endoluminal grafts. Corvita Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, May 27, 1997: US05632772 (402 worldwide citation)

An endoluminal graft which is both expandable and supportive is provided in a form suitable for use in a branched body vessel location. The graft expands between a first diameter and a second, larger diameter. The support component is an expandable stent endoprosthesis. A liner is applied to the end ...


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Leonard Pinchuk: Radially expandable endoprosthesis. Corvita Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, March 3, 1992: US05092877 (381 worldwide citation)

Radially expandable endoprostheses or stents are provided, as well as their method of manufacture. These stents include a plurality of adjacent generally circumferential sections that are substantially axially positioned with respect to each other. At least one of the generally circumferential secti ...


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Leonard Pinchuk: Carbon coated tubular endoprosthesis. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, November 17, 1992: US05163958 (380 worldwide citation)

An elongated tubular endoprosthesis or stent is provided which includes a carbon coated surface that is antithrombogenic and helps to restrain the metal body member of the endoprosthesis in the event of a fracture thereof. By providing a suitable underlayer surface to which the carbon coating genera ...


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Leonard Pinchuk: Method of making a radially expandable prosthesis. Corvita Corporation, Lockwood Alex FitzGibbon & Cummings, July 13, 1993: US05226913 (348 worldwide citation)

Radially expandable endoprostheses or stents are provided, as well as their method of manufacture. These stents include a plurality of adjacent generally circumferential sections that are substantially axially positioned with respect to each other. At least one of the generally circumferential secti ...


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Stephen M Rowland, Kimberly D Stanley: Biocompatible metal surfaces. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, October 18, 1994: US05356433 (346 worldwide citation)

Metallic surfaces of medical devices or components of medical devices are provided that have enhanced biocompatibility properties. The surfaces are prepared by a two-step procedure including covalently linking an organosilane having amine reactive sites with the surface of the metallic member, typic ...


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David C MacGregor: Non-woven endoprosthesis. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex FitzGibbon & Cummings, May 14, 1991: US05015253 (327 worldwide citation)

A generally tubular endoprosthesis or stent that includes a non-woven structure formed by two or more generally helically shaped cylinders of stiff strand material is provided. The strand material forming the non-woven structure is preferably secured together at attachment sites thereby allowing the ...


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Norman R Weldon, David C MacGregor: Reinforced graft assembly. Corvita Corporation, Lockwood Alex FitzGibbon & Cummings, January 28, 1992: US05084065 (320 worldwide citation)

A reinforced graft assembly made from a vascular graft component and a reinforcing sleeve component. The reinforcing sleeve component may include one or more layers. The diameter of the inner surface of the most internal layer of the reinforcing sleeve component is approximately equal to or larger t ...