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Sharon Lam: Coiled stent with locking ends. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 10, 1998: US05725549 (365 worldwide citation)

An intravascular stent comprising a cylindrical body capable of expansion having end assemblies capable of locking in an expanded state. The end assemblies may have a series of tabs and apertures that interlock and rotate as the stent ends expand to an open position to support a section of vasculatu ...


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Sharon Lam: Coiled stent with locking ends. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 17, 1996: US05556413 (326 worldwide citation)

An intravascular stent comprising a cylindrical body capable of expansion having end assemblies capable of locking in an expanded state. The end assemblies may have a series of tabs and apertures that interlock and rotate as the stent ends expand to an open position to support a section of vasculatu ...


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Sharon Lam: Ostial stent for bifurcations. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, March 4, 1997: US05607444 (320 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for repairing a vessel at a bifurcation without obstructing blood flow through the bifurcation, wherein an expandable ostial stent comprises a tubular body and a deformable flaring portion. Repair of a bifurcated vessel is accomplished by positioning the expandable ostial sten ...


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Lilip Lau, Charles T Maroney, William M Hartigan, Sharon Lam: Procedures for introducing stents and stent-grafts. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Morgan & Finnegan, February 23, 1999: US05873906 (207 worldwide citation)

This invention is a method of using a medical device. The device is a foldable stent or stent-graft which may be percutaneously delivered with (or on) a catheter, typically an endovascular catheter, to a body cavity or lumen and then expanded. The expandable stent structure utilizes torsional member ...


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Gerald Ray Martin, Lilip Lau, Scott N Stonebrook, Sharon Lam, Troy Thornton: Kink resistant stent-graft. Gore Enterprose Holdings, Morgan & Finnegan, March 28, 2000: US06042605 (197 worldwide citation)

A stent-graft including a stent member having an inner surface and an outer surface, a generally tubular graft member and a coupling member that couples the stent member to the graft member. The coupling member, which in the preferred embodiment is in the form of a ribbon, covers only a portion of t ...


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Lilip Lau, Charles T Maroney, William M Hartigan, Sharon Lam: Procedures for introducing stents and stent-grafts. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Morgan & Finnegan, September 2, 2003: US06613072 (197 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) a catheter, typically an endovascular catheter, to a body cavity or lumen and then expanded. The stent's configuration allows it to be fo ...


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Lilip Lau, Charles T Maroney, William M Hartigan, Sharon Lam: Procedures for introducing stents and stent-grafts. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Morgan & Finnegan, July 6, 1999: US05919225 (174 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for deploying a folded stent or stent-graft in a lumen. The stent or stent graft is maintained in the folded configuration by a slip line that is attached to the folded stent or stent-graft, along a longitudinal fold edge. The folded stent or stent-graft is ...


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Gerald Ray Martin, Lilip Lau, Scott N Stonebrook, Sharon Lam, Troy Thornton: Kink resistant stent-graft. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Morgan & Finnegan, February 18, 2003: US06520986 (173 worldwide citation)

A stent-graft including a stent member having an inner surface and an outer surface, a generally tubular graft member and a coupling member that couples the stent member to the graft member. The coupling member, which is the preferred embodiment is in the form of a ribbon, covers only a portion of t ...


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Sharon Lam: Method for repairing a bifurcated vessel. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 9, 1999: US05868777 (172 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for repairing a vessel at a bifurcation without obstructing blood flow through the bifurcation, wherein an expandable ostial stent comprises a tubular body and a deformable flaring portion. Repair of a bifurcated vessel is accomplished by positioning the expandable ostial sten ...


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Gerald Ray Martin, Lilip Lau, Scott N Stonebrook, Sharon Lam, Troy Thornton: Method of making a kink resistant stent-graft. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Morgan & Finnegan, March 26, 2002: US06361637 (158 worldwide citation)

A stent-graft including a stent member having an inner surface and an outer surface, a generally tubular graft member and a coupling member that couples the stent member to the graft member. The coupling member, which is the preferred embodiment is in the form of a ribbon, covers only a portion of t ...