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Syde Taheri, Howard J Leonhardt: Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel. The Law Offices of Byron A Bilicki P C, January 7, 1997: US05591195 (515 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for engrafting a blood vessel is disclosed. The apparatus includes a hollow tubular graft of a preselected cross section having a proximal and distal end containing compressable and expandable nitinol springs, and connecting bars to facilitate physical communication between bo ...


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Howard J Leonhardt, Syde A Taheri, Trevor Greenan: Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel. February 3, 1998: US05713917 (303 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel are disclosed. The apparatus includes a tubular graft having radially compressible annular spring portions for biasing proximal and distal ends of the graft into conforming fixed engagement with an interior surface of the vessel, with bifurcated ...


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Howard J Leonhardt, Syde A Taheri, Trevor Greenan: Endoluminal prosthesis. World Medical Manufacturing Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, January 1, 2002: US06334869 (127 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel are disclosed. The apparatus includes a tubular graft having radially compressible annular spring portions for biasing proximal and distal ends of the graft into conforming fixed engagement with an interior surface of the vessel, with bifurcated ...


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Leonhardt Howard J: Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel. Leonhardt Howard J, September 9, 1998: EP0862481-A1

An apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel are disclosed. The apparatus includes a tubular graft having radially compressible annular spring portions for biasing proximal and distal ends of the graft into conforming fixed engagement with an interior surface of the vessel, with bifurcated ...


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Leonhardt Howard J: Apparatus and method for engrafting a blood vessel. Leonhardt Howard J, BAWEL Paul F, May 9, 1997: WO/1997/016219

A method and apparatus for engrafting a blood vessel (34) is disclosed. The apparatus includes a hollow tubular graft (15) of a preselected cross section having a proximal (11) and distal (12) end containing compressible and expandable nitinol springs (11, 12) and connecting bars (13) to facilitate ...