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Dominik M Wiktor: Intravascular radially expandable stent and method of implant. Medtronic, Robert J Klepinski, Joseph F Breimayer, December 12, 1989: US04886062 (1325 worldwide citation)

A device to be used as a vascular stent comprising a cylindrical open-ended wire component made of a low memory metal such as copper alloy, titanium, or gold, providing a radial support from within a blood vessel after implantation therein. The coronary stent is characterized by its ability to be ex ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Intravascular stent. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, July 28, 1992: US05133732 (739 worldwide citation)

A stent for implantation into a body vessel in which a cylindrical stent body coiled from a generally continuous wire with a deformable zig-zag structure is provided with means for preventing the stent body from stretching along its longitudinal axis. This stent is especially useful when implanting ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Intracoronary stent and method of simultaneous angioplasty and stent implant. Medtronic, Robert J Klepinski, Joseph F Breimayer, November 13, 1990: US04969458 (472 worldwide citation)

A device to be used as a vascular stent comprising a cylindrical open-ended wire component made of a low memory metal such as copper alloy, titanium, or gold, providing a radial support from within a blood vessel after implantation therein. The coronary stent is characterized by its ability to be ex ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Catheter arrangement having a blood vessel liner, and method of using it. Alan H Levine, July 21, 1987: US04681110 (451 worldwide citation)

A catheter arrangement including a main tubing containing a radially expandable liner and a member for moving the liner out of the tubing while the tubing is in a blood vessel. Once out of the tubing, the liner expands radially outwardly into engagement with the blood vessel wall. The liner is a tub ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Catheter arrangement having a variable diameter tip and spring prosthesis. March 17, 1987: US04649922 (291 worldwide citation)

A catheter arrangement including an inflatable variable diameter element and a linearly expandable spring-like liner retained in a compressed state behind the inflatable element and means to change the diameter of the inflatable element. The expandable liner is transported to desired location in its ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Intravascular stent. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, August 5, 1997: US05653727 (168 worldwide citation)

A medical device for use in the interior of a body lumen including a catheter and a radially expandable stent mounted on the catheter. The radially expandable stent is in the form of a hollow cylinder defined by a sequence of spaced apart wire elements with each of the wire elements extending 360 de ...


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James J Rudnick, Dominik M Wiktor: High strength and high density intraluminal wire stent. Meadox Medicals, Hoffman & Baron, November 19, 1996: US05575816 (132 worldwide citation)

An intraluminally implantable stent is formed of helically wound wire. The stent has a generally elongate tubular configuration and is radially expandable after implantation in a body vessel. The wire includes successively formed waves along the length of the wire. When helically wound into a tube, ...


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James J Rudnick, Dominik M Wiktor: Nested stent. Meadox Medicals, Hoffmann & Baron, November 20, 2001: US06319277 (123 worldwide citation)

An intraluminally implantable stent is formed of helically wound wire. The stent has a generally elongate tubular configuration and is radially expandable after implantation in a body vessel. The wire includes successively formed waves along the length of the wire. When helically wound into a tube, ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, July 21, 1998: US05782903 (69 worldwide citation)

A stent for providing support to a body lumen comprises a wire wound in a continuous winding into a generally cylindrical shape with the cylindrical shape terminating at one end in a closed loop of the wire and a line of elongated flexible material extending through the closed loop and looped back o ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Intravascular stent. December 2, 2003: US06656219 (64 worldwide citation)

A medical device for use in the interior of a body lumen includes a balloon catheter and a radially expandable stent. The stent includes a plurality of zig-zags of a low memory metal formed into a hollow, open-ended cylindrical shape. The individual zig-zags have a curved portion forming a reversing ...



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