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Michael Froix: Expandable polymeric stent with memory and delivery apparatus and method. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 17, 1992: US05163952 (680 worldwide citation)

Self-restrained stent for use in a lumen of a vessel of a patient having a body with the vessel therein, comprising a substantially cylindrical member formed of a plastic material having a built-in elastic predetermined diameter and having a memory provided therein of a diameter greater than the pre ...


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Loc Phan, Simon Stertzer, Michael Froix: Endoprosthetic device with therapeutic compound. Quanam Medical Corporation, Judy M Mohr, Peter J Dehlinger, October 7, 1997: US05674242 (450 worldwide citation)

An endoprosthetic device for insertion at a vascular site is described. The device is composed of a structural member carrying a polymer member having an embedded therapeutic compound. The polymer member is formed of a shape-memory polymer for expansion upon exposed to a selected stimulus. The struc ...


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Michael Froix: Expandable polymeric stent with memory and delivery apparatus and method. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, March 4, 1997: US05607467 (349 worldwide citation)

Self-restrained stent for use in a lumen of a vessel of a patient having a body with the vessel therein, comprising a substantially cylindrical member formed of a plastic material having a built-in elastic predetermined diameter and having a memory provided therein of a diameter greater than the pre ...


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Michael Froix: Method of using expandable polymeric stent with memory. November 2, 1993: US05258020 (314 worldwide citation)

Self-restrained stent for use in a lumen of a vessel of a patient having a body with the vessel therein, comprising a substantially cylindrical member formed of a plastic material having a built-in elastic predetermined diameter and having a memory provided therein of a diameter greater than the pre ...


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Angelica Alvarado, Robert Eury, Irina D Pomerantseva, Michael Froix: Intraluminal stent having coaxial polymer member. Quanam Medical Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, March 11, 2003: US06530950 (283 worldwide citation)

A stent for insertion into a lumen, having rigid regions and flexible regions along its length, and one or more polymer members coaxially disposed about the outer surface of the stent The polymer members are positioned over the rigid regions of the support stent, while the flexible regions are uncov ...


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Michael Froix: Expandable polymeric stent with memory and delivery apparatus and method. Quanam Medical Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 19, 2001: US06248129 (260 worldwide citation)

A stent for use in a lumen defined by a wall of a vessel of a patient having a body. The vessel is comprised of a hollow substantially cylindrical member formed of a biocompatible composition. The composition incorporates at least one medical agent in a weight up to 90% of the total weight of the st ...


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Linh A Dinh, Loc X Phan, Robert Eury, Irina Pomerantseva, Michael Froix: Expandable unit cell and intraluminal stent. Quanam Medical Corporation, Judy M Mohr, Peter J Dehlinger & Associates Dehlinger, February 1, 2000: US06019789 (225 worldwide citation)

A unit cell for use in a medical device, such as a stent, is disclosed along with a description of a stent formed from a plurality of unit cells and for use in the treatment of restenosis or other vascular narrowing. The unit cell is designed and configured for uniform radial expansion with minimal ...


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Loc Phan, Simon Stertzer, Michael Froix: Intravascular stent. Quanam Medical Corporation, Judy M Mohr, Peter J Dehlinger & Associates Dehlinger, September 21, 1999: US05954744 (148 worldwide citation)

A stent designed to be carried on the balloon of a balloon catheter to a target site is described. The stent is formed of a series of expandable, strip-like segments, each formed of a memory polymer and adapted for movement between a closed, high-curvature condition and an expanded, low-curvature co ...


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Loc Phan, Michael Froix, Simon Stertzer: Intravascular stent. Quanam Medical Corporation, Judy M Mohr, Peter J Dehlinger, February 18, 1997: US05603722 (138 worldwide citation)

A stent designed to be carried on the balloon of a balloon catheter to a target site is described. The stent is formed of a series of expandable, strip-like segments, each formed of a memory polymer and adapted for movement between a closed, high-curvature condition and an expanded, low-curvature co ...


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Linh Dinh, Beren Correa, Paul Cherkas, Angelica Alvarado, Irina D Pomerantseva, Sudha Thakur, Robert Eury, Michael Froix: Intravascular stent having a coaxial polymer member and end sleeves. Quanam Medical Corporation, Judy M Mohr, Iota Pi Law Group, January 2, 2001: US06168619 (128 worldwide citation)

A radially-expandable stent for insertion into a lumen is described. The stent is composed of a radially-expandable support stent and a polymer tubular member co-axially disposed over the support stent. Tubular end sleeves are disposed around the first and second ends of the polymer-surrounded suppo ...