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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824041 (665 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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Brian Cox, Michael A Evans, Allan Will, Jay A Lenker, Steven W Kim, Kirsten Freislinger: Endoluminal prostheses and therapies for highly variable body lumens. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824040 (423 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a branching endoluminal prosthesis for use in branching body lumen systems which includes a trunk lumen and first and second branch lumens. The prostheses comprises a radially expandable tubular trunk portion having a prosthetic trunk lumen, and radially expandable tub ...


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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic, October 3, 2000: US06126685 (384 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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Jay A Lenker, Kirsten Freislinger, Michael A Evans, Gwendolyn A Watanabe, Timothy J Ryan, Christopher K Zarins, Richard O Murphy: Apparatus and methods for placement and repositioning of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic AVE, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, February 26, 2002: US06350278 (354 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within an elongate sheath. The prosthesis is carried over the distal end of the shaft where it is contained in a radially compressed configuration by the sheath. After introducing the cat ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Kirsten Freislinger, Steven Weinberg, Brian J Cox, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Jay A Lenker: Modular intraluminal prostheses construction and methods. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824037 (337 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides modular intraluminal tubular prostheses, particularly stents and stent-grafts, for the treatment of disease conditions, particularly aneurysms. Modular sections of the prostheses, or "prosthetic modules," may be selectively combined to form a composite prosthesis havin ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Jay A Lenker, Brian J Cox, Allan R Will, Kirsten Freislinger: Methods and apparatus for conformably sealing prostheses within body lumens. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 23, 1998: US05769882 (280 worldwide citation)

A tubular prosthesis is implanted at a target location within a body lumen by transluminally placing and embedding an expansible prosthesis body within a sealing layer. The sealing layer occludes at least a circumferential band within an interface region between the prosthesis body and the inner wal ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, Kirsten Freislinger, Steven Weinberg, Brian J Cox, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Jay A Lenker: Method for deploying cuff prostheses. Medtronic, August 29, 2000: US06110198 (220 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides modular intraluminal tubular prostheses, particularly stents and stent-grafts, for the treatment of disease conditions, particularly aneurysms. Modular sections of the prostheses, or "prosthetic modules," may be selectively combined to form a composite prosthesis havin ...


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George D Hermann, Kirsten Freislinger, Steven W Kim, Jay A Lenker, Michael A Evans: Large-diameter introducer sheath having hemostasis valve and removable steering mechanism. Cardiovascular Concepts, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 4, 1997: US05599305 (160 worldwide citation)

A catheter introducing system includes an introducer catheter comprising a flexible sheath having a hemostasis valve and an obturator having a steering mechanism operated by a proximal actuator handle. The catheter introducer system will usually be introduced with the obturator inside of the flexibl ...


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George D Hermann, Kirsten Freislinger, Steven W Kim, Jay A Lenker, Michael A Evans: Large-diameter introducer sheath having hemostasis valve and removable steering mechanism. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 1, 1998: US05843031 (151 worldwide citation)

A catheter introducing system includes an introducer catheter comprising a flexible sheath having a hemostasis valve and an obturator having a steering mechanism operated by a proximal actuator handle. The catheter introducer system will usually be introduced with the obturator inside of the flexibl ...


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Brian Cox, Michael A Evans, Allan Will, Jay A Lenker, Steven W Kim, Kirsten Freislinger: Endoluminal prostheses and therapies for highly variable body lumens. Medtronics, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, September 4, 2001: US06283991 (144 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a branching endoluminal prosthesis for use in branching body lumen systems which includes a trunk lumen and first and second branch lumens. The prostheses comprises a radially expandable tubular trunk portion having a prosthetic trunk lumen, and radially expandable tub ...