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Yousuke Moriuchi, Toshinari Asaka, Masakiyo Nobuyoshi: Expandable stent for implanting in a body. Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, March 9, 1999: US05879381 (109 worldwide citation)

A stent in the form of a generally tubular member has a diameter allowing for insertion into a body passageway and is radially expandable upon application of an outward force. A series of annular units are axially arranged to construct the stent. Each annular unit includes a plurality of generally e ...


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Yousuke Moriuchi, Toshinari Asaka, Masakiyo Nobuyoshi: Implanting stent. Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, March 13, 2001: US06200337 (106 worldwide citation)

A stent in the form of a generally tubular member has a diameter allowing for insertion into a body passageway and is radially expandable upon application of an outward force. A series of annular units are axially arranged to construct the stent. Each annular unit includes a plurality of generally e ...