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Dominik M Wiktor: Intravascular radially expandable stent and method of implant. Medtronic, Robert J Klepinski, Joseph F Breimayer, December 12, 1989: US04886062 (1344 worldwide citation)

A device to be used as a vascular stent comprising a cylindrical open-ended wire component made of a low memory metal such as copper alloy, titanium, or gold, providing a radial support from within a blood vessel after implantation therein. The coronary stent is characterized by its ability to be ex ...


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Anthony O Ragheb, Brian L Bates, Neal E Fearnot, Thomas G Kozma, William D Voorhees III: Coated implantable medical device. MED Institute, Cook, Richard J Godlewski, August 1, 2000: US06096070 (958 worldwide citation)

A coated implantable medical device 10 includes a structure 12 adapted for introduction into the vascular system, esophagus, trachea, colon, biliary tract, or urinary tract; at least one layer 18 of a bioactive material posited on one surface of structure 12; and at least one porous layer 20 posited ...


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Anthony O Ragheb, Brian L Bates, Neal E Fearnot, Thomas G Kozma, William D Voorhees III: Coated implantable medical device. MED Institute, Richard J Godlewski, October 20, 1998: US05824049 (871 worldwide citation)

A coated implantable medical device 10 includes a structure 12 adapted for introduction into the vascular system, esophagus, trachea, colon, biliary tract, or urinary tract; at least one layer 18 of a bioactive material posited on one surface of structure 12; and at least one porous layer 20 posited ...


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Anthony O Ragheb, Brian L Bates, Neal E Fearnot, Thomas A Osborne, Thomas G Kozma, Joseph W Roberts, William D Voorhees III: Silver implantable medical device. Cook Incorporated, MED Institute, Richard J Godlewski, February 23, 1999: US05873904 (865 worldwide citation)

A silver implantable medical device 29 includes a structure 12 adapted for introduction into the vascular system, esophagus, trachea, colon, biliary tract, or urinary tract; at least one layer 18 of a bioactive material posited on one surface of structure 12; and at least one porous layer 20 posited ...


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Neal E Fearnot, Thomas G Kozma, Anthony O Ragheb, William D Voorhees: Coated implantable medical device. MED Institute, Richard J Godlewski, Walter C Danison, March 11, 1997: US05609629 (749 worldwide citation)

A coated implantable medical device 10 includes a structure 12 adapted for introduction into the vascular system, esophagus, trachea, colon, biliary tract, or urinary tract; at least one layer 18 of a bioactive material positioned over the structure 12; and at least one porous layer 20 positioned ov ...


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Dominik M Wiktor: Intracoronary stent and method of simultaneous angioplasty and stent implant. Medtronic, Robert J Klepinski, Joseph F Breimayer, November 13, 1990: US04969458 (478 worldwide citation)

A device to be used as a vascular stent comprising a cylindrical open-ended wire component made of a low memory metal such as copper alloy, titanium, or gold, providing a radial support from within a blood vessel after implantation therein. The coronary stent is characterized by its ability to be ex ...


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Armin Bolz, Thomas Popp: Implantable, bioresorbable vessel wall support, in particular coronary stent. Biotronik Mess und Therapiegeraete & Co Ingenieurbuero Berlin, Browdy & Neimark, September 11, 2001: US06287332 (326 worldwide citation)

An implantable, bioresorbable vessel wall support, in particular a coronary stent, comprises a combination of metal materials which dissolves in the human body without any harmful effects on the person that wears the implant. The combination of metal materials can be an alloy or a local galvanic ele ...


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Randolf Von Oepen: Coronary stent. Jomed Implantate, Shinjyu Global IP Counselors, January 25, 2000: US06017365 (163 worldwide citation)

A coronary stent having a tubular body is disclosed. The tubular body has a wall which has a web structure and a flexible tip at at least one of its front ends. The web structure has a plurality of neighboring cells that are defined by webs.


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Fearnot Neal E, Ragheb Anthony O, Kozma Thomas G, Voorhees William D, Bates Brain L: Implantable medical device. Cook, December 11, 1996: EP0747069-A2 (156 worldwide citation)

A coated implantable medical device 10 includes a structure 12 adapted for introduction into the vascular system, esophagus, trachea, colon, biliary tract, or urinary tract; at least one layer 18 of a bioactive material posited on one surface of structure 12; and at least one porous layer 20 posited ...


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Hartmut Loos, Curt Kranz: Stent for vessel branchings. Biotronik Mess und Therapiegerate & Co Ingenieurburo Berlin, Christie Parker & Hale, June 17, 2003: US06579309 (124 worldwide citation)

A stent, in particular a coronary stent, for implantation in the region of vessel branchings, comprising a tubular casing with a proximal and a distal end, wherein in the implanted condition the proximal end is arranged in proximal relationship with the vessel branching and the distal end is arrange ...