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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan, John J Frantzen: Expandable stents. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, May 7, 1996: US05514154 (677 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, and a method for making it from a single length of tubing. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common axis and interconnected by one ...


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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan, John J Frantzen: Expandable stents and method for making same. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, June 6, 1995: US05421955 (656 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, and a method for making it from a single length of tubing. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common axis and interconnected by one ...


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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan: Method and system for stent delivery. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, October 27, 1992: US05158548 (522 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system having an expandable stent in a contracted condition positioned on an expandable member, such as an inflatable balloon, disposed on the distal portion of an elongated catheter body. A guidewire extends through an inner lumen within the elongated catheter body and out its dist ...


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Kurt R Klemm, Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan, Farhad Khosravi, Michael S Williams, Rainier Beitelia: Stent delivery system. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 17, 1995: US05458615 (423 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a stent delivery method and system which generally includes an elongated delivery sheath and a catheter disposed within an outer lumen of the sheath having an expandable member on its distal extremity. An expandable stent is mounted on the expandable member of the cathet ...


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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan: Method and system for stent delivery. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 6, 1994: US05344426 (394 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system having an expandable stent in a contracted condition positioned on an expandable member, such as an inflatable balloon, disposed on the distal portion of an elongated catheter body. A guidewire extends through an inner lumen within the elongated catheter body and out its dist ...


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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan, Farhad Khosravi, Kurt R Klemm, Ulrich Sigwart: Stent delivery system. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, April 16, 1996: US05507768 (363 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a stent delivery method and system which generally includes an elongated delivery sheath and a catheter disposed within an outer lumen of the sheath having an expandable member on its distal extremity. An expandable stent is mounted on the expandable member of the cathet ...


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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan: Method and system for stent delivery. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 7, 1993: US05242399 (329 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system having an expandable stent in a contracted condition positioned on an expandable member, such as an inflatable balloon, disposed on the distal portion of an elongated catheter body. A guidewire extends through an inner lumen within the elongated catheter body and out its dist ...


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Lilip Lau, William M Hartigan, John J Frantzen: Expandable stents and method for making same. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 18, 1997: US05603721 (274 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, and a method for making it from a single length of tubing. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common axis and interconnected by one ...


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Lilip Lau, Charles Thomas Maroney, William M Hartigan, Woonza Rhee, Kimberly A McCullough: Self-expandable helical intravascular stent and stent-graft. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Morgan & Finnegan L, December 26, 2000: US06165210 (256 worldwide citation)

This invention is a medical device and a method of using it. The device is a foldable stent or stent-graft which may be percutaneously delivered with (or on) an endovascular catheter or via surgical techniques or using other suitable techniques. The expandable stent structure utilizes at least one t ...


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Lilip Lau, Charles Thomas Maroney, William M Hartigan, Woonza Rhee, Kimberly A McCullough: Self-expandable helical intravascular stent and stent-graft. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Morgan & Finnegan L, March 2, 1999: US05876432 (246 worldwide citation)

A device which includes at least a tubular stent member which if formed from a helically wrapped undulating member and a coupling member which extends through undulations of adjacent turns of the helically wrapped undulating member and is movable along the undulations, the device is foldable into a ...