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Jay A Lenker, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Brian Glynn, Gwendolyn A Watanabe: Apparatus and methods for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses. Cardiovascular Concepts, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 4, 1997: US05683451 (571 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within a tubular cover. The prosthesis is carried within a plurality of elongate, relatively hard runners, and is restrained in a radially compressed configuration by the cover. After int ...


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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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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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Sylvie Lombardi, Steven W Kim, Darin C Gittings, Michael A Evans, Jay A Lenker, Allan R Will: Endoluminal prostheses having position indicating markers. Medtronic, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, March 20, 2001: US06203568 (290 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoluminal prosthesis for deployment in a body lumen of a patient body, the prosthesis comprising a tubular fabric liner and a radially expandable frame supporting the liner. A plurality of imagable bodies are attached to the liner, the imagable bodies providing a ...


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Sylvie Lombardi, Steven W Kim, Darin C Gittings, Michael A Evans, Jay A Lenker, Allan R Will: Endoluminal prostheses having position indicating markers. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 20, 1998: US05824042 (284 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoluminal prosthesis for deployment in a body lumen of a patient body, the prosthesis comprising a tubular fabric liner and a radially expandable frame supporting the liner. A plurality of imagable bodies are attached to the liner, the imagable bodies providing a ...


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Jay A Lenker, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Edward V Kinney: Apparatus and methods for compression of endoluminal prostheses. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 12, 1998: US05749921 (260 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides devices and methods to promote the compression and/or recapture of endoluminal prostheses. An endoluminal prosthesis system generally comprises a tubular body and a radially compressible endoluminal prosthesis. The tubular body includes a lumen, while the prosthesis ha ...


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Steven W Kim: Flexible, radially expansible luminal prostheses. Medtronic, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, August 7, 2001: US06270524 (224 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and apparatus for deploying luminal prostheses, such as stents, grafts, or stent-grafts, to luminal walls at a target site within an anatomical lumen. In one aspect of the invention, luminal prostheses are designed to negotiate curves, bends and other irregular ...


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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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Jay A Lenker, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Brian Glynn, Gwendolyn A Watanabe: Apparatus and methods for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic, Richard L Klein, Susan M Schmitt, February 15, 2000: US06024763 (188 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within a tubular cover. The prosthesis is carried within a plurality of elongate, relatively hard runners, and is restrained in a radially compressed configuration by the cover. After int ...


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Jay A Lenker, Michael A Evans, Steven W Kim, Brian Glynn, Gwendolyn A Watanabe: Apparatus and method for deployment release of intraluminal prostheses. Medtronic AVE, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, March 12, 2002: US06355060 (168 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter for a radially compressible tubular prosthesis comprises an elongate shaft slidably received within a tubular cover. The prosthesis is carried within a plurality of elongate, relatively hard runners, and is restrained in a radially compressed configuration by the cover. After int ...