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Acosta Pablo, Welk Craig, Grainger Jeffry J: Self-constrained segmented stents and methods for their deployment. Xtent, Acosta Pablo, Welk Craig, Grainger Jeffry J, HESLIN James M, April 6, 2006: WO/2006/036939 (30 worldwide citation)

A self-expanding stent includes a plurality of segments having a collapsed configuration and an expanded configuration. Preferably, the segments are unconnected to each other in at least the expanded configuration. The segments include restraining structures that temporarily restrain them from expan ...


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Grainger Jeffry J, Hnojewyj Olex: Topographic coatings and coating methods for medical devices. Xtent, Grainger Jeffry J, Hnojewyj Olex, HESLIN James M, October 27, 2005: WO/2005/099621 (26 worldwide citation)

Medical devices having topographic coatings are provided. The topographic coatings have regions of high and low elevation and may be composed of polymers, metals, ceramics, proteins and other biocompatible materials. Such topographic coatings facilitate the deposition, elution, and protection of the ...


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Andreas Bernard, Snow David W, Grainger Jeffry J: Stent deployment systems and methods. Xtent, Andreas Bernard, Snow David W, Grainger Jeffry J, SMITH Scott M, December 23, 2004: WO/2004/110303 (14 worldwide citation)

A stent deployment system includes a catheter shaft, an expandable member mounted to the catheter shaft, and one or more stents or stent segments slidably positioned on the expandable member. The stent deployment system is adapted for deployment of stents or stent segments in very long lesions and i ...


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Andreas Bernard, Grainger Jeffry J: Rapid exchange interventional devices and methods. Xtent, Andreas Bernard, Grainger Jeffry J, HARRIS Joel M, June 22, 2006: WO/2006/065262 (1 worldwide citation)

Wire-guided interventional devices and methods are provided which enable faster and easier catheter exchanges. The interventional devices include a catheter shaft and a guidewire tube wherein the catheter shaft and the guidewire tube each have a length sufficient to extend to the vascular penetratio ...


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Andreas Bernard, Grainger Jeffry J: Stent delivery for bifurcated vessels. Xtent, Andreas Bernard, Grainger Jeffry J, HARRIS Joel M, October 20, 2005: WO/2005/096995 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for delivering stents to bifurcated vessels involve delivering a first stent in a main branch of a vessel using a stent delivery catheter and delivering a second stent in a side branch of the vessel, without removing the stent delivery catheter from the patient. In various embo ...


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Andreas Bernard, Grainger Jeffry J: Stent delivery for bifurcated vessels. Xtent, January 3, 2007: EP1737388-A2

Apparatus and methods for delivering stents to bifurcated vessels involve delivering a first stent in a main branch of a vessel using a stent delivery catheter and delivering a second stent in a side branch of the vessel, without removing the stent delivery catheter from the patient. In various embo ...


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Grainger Jeffry J, Hnojewyj Olex: Topographic coatings and coating methods for medical devices. Xtent, February 28, 2007: EP1755488-A2

Medical devices having topographic coatings are provided. The topographic coatings have regions of high and low elevation and may be composed of polymers, metals, ceramics, proteins and other biocompatible materials. Such topographic coatings facilitate the deposition, elution, and protection of the ...


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Andreas Bernard, Grainger Jeffry J: Implantable stent delivery devices. Xtent, June 28, 2006: EP1673035-A1

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 ...


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Andreas Bernard, Grainger Jeffry J: Stent delivery devices and methods. Xtent, August 2, 2006: EP1684843-A2

Stent delivery devices and methods include a shuttle for carrying multiple stent segments, to avoid direct contact between the stent segments and an expandable member. A sheath is disposed over the expandable member such that when it is withdrawn, a distal portion of the expandable member is exposed ...