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Julio C Palmaz: Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, March 29, 1988: US04733665 (2530 worldwide citation)

An expandable intraluminal vascular graft is expanded within a blood vessel by an angioplasty balloon associated with a catheter to dilate and expand the lumen of a blood vessel. The graft may be a wire mesh tube.


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Julio C Palmaz: Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, October 11, 1988: US04776337 (1215 worldwide citation)

An expandable intraluminal vascular graft is expanded within a blood vessel by an angioplasty balloon associated with a catheter to dilate and expand the lumen of a blood vessel. The graft may be a wire mesh tube, having a biologically inert coating thereon.


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Julio C Palmaz: Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, April 26, 1988: US04739762 (1152 worldwide citation)

An expandable and deformable intraluminal vascular graft is expanded within a blood vessel by an angioplasty balloon associated with a catheter to dilate and expand the lumen of a blood vessel. The graft may be a thin-walled tubular member having a plurality of slots disposed substantially parallel ...


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Julio C Palmaz: Expandable intraluminal graft, and method and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, April 7, 1992: US05102417 (818 worldwide citation)

A plurality of expandable and deformable intraluminal vascular grafts are expanded within a blood vessel by an angioplasty balloon associated with a catheter to dilate and expand the lumen of a blood vessel. The grafts may be thin-walled tubular members having a plurality of slots disposed substanti ...


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Hector D Barone, Julio C Palmaz, Juan C Parodi: Aortic graft for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Ben D Tobor, November 1, 1994: US05360443 (459 worldwide citation)

An aortic graft, and method and apparatus for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm includes a tubular graft which is intraluminally delivered through the aorta and secured to the aorta by the expansion and deformation of a thin-walled tubular member.


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Julio C Palmaz: Balloon expandable vena cava filter to prevent migration of lower extremity venous clots into the pulmonary circulation. Pravel Gambrell Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, December 27, 1988: US04793348 (415 worldwide citation)

A vena cava filter for preventing migration of venous clots into the pulmonary circulation is disclosed. The filter comprises a tubular body, the wall surface of which is partitioned by a pattern of slots into a latticework to render the tubular body radially expandable; a head piece affixed to the ...


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Julio C Palmaz, Jean C LaBorde: Method for bilateral intra-aortic bypass. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, May 31, 1994: US05316023 (352 worldwide citation)

A bilateral intra-aortic bypass graft and method and apparatus for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm includes two tubular grafts which are intraluminally delivered to the aorta and secured to the aorta by the expansion and deformation of two expandable and deformable tubular members.


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Julio C Palmaz: Method and apparatus for occluding vessels. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, January 17, 1995: US05382261 (338 worldwide citation)

A vessel occluder for providing permanent occlusion of a vessel in a person utilizes a flexible closure member attached to at least one metallic radially expandable, generally tubular shaped stent, the flexible closure member having a generally tubular shaped cross-sectional configuration.


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Hector D Barone, Juan C Parodi, Julio C Palmaz: Method for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Ben D Tobor, June 4, 1996: US05522880 (331 worldwide citation)

An aortic graft, and method and apparatus for repairing an abdominal aortic aneurysm includes a tubular graft which is intraluminally delivered through the aorta and secured to the aorta by the expansion and deformation of a thin-walled tubular member.


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Julio C Palmaz, Eugene A Sprague, Cristina Simon, Denes Marton, Roger W Wiseman, Christopher E Banas: Endoluminal device exhibiting improved endothelialization and method of manufacture thereof. Advanced Bio Prosthetic Surfaces, David G Rosenbaum, April 30, 2002: US06379383 (328 worldwide citation)

An implantable endoluminal device which is fabricated from materials which present a blood or body fluid and tissue contact surface which has controlled heterogeneities in material constitution. An endoluminal stent which is made of a material having controlled heterogeneities in the stent material ...