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John F Shanley: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. Conor Medsystems, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, June 5, 2001: US06241762 (295 worldwide citation)

An expandable tissue supporting device of the present invention employs ductile hinges at selected points in the expandable device. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The expandable me ...


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John F Shanley: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. Conor Medsystems, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, September 25, 2001: US06293967 (137 worldwide citation)

An expandable tissue supporting device of the present invention employs ductile hinges at selected points in the expandable device. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The expandable ti ...


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John F Shanley: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. Conor MedSystems, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, March 4, 2003: US06527799 (126 worldwide citation)

An expandable tissue supporting device of the present invention employs ductile hinges at selected points in the expandable device. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The expandable ti ...


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Shanley John F: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. Conor Medsystems, January 31, 2001: EP1071490-A1 (27 worldwide citation)

An expandable tissue supporting device (20) of the present invention employs ductile hinges (32) at selected points in the expandable device. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well devined areas. The exp ...


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Shanley John F: Dispositif medical implantable a charnieres ductiles, Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. Conor Medsystems, Innovational Holdings, DEETH WILLIAMS WALL, October 7, 1999: CA2323358 (11 worldwide citation)

An expandable tissue supporting device (20) of the present invention employs ductile hinges (32) at selected points in the expandable device. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The exp ...


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John F Shanley: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. January 7, 2014: US08623068 (1 worldwide citation)

An expandable tissue supporting device employs ductile hinges at selected points. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The expandable medical device including ductile hinges provides the ...


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John F Shanley: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. James W Peterson, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, January 31, 2002: US20020013619-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An expandable tissue supporting device of the present invention employs ductile hinges at selected points in the expandable device. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The expandable ti ...


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John F Shanley: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. James W Peterson, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 7, 2002: US20020165604-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An expandable tissue supporting device of the present invention employs ductile hinges at selected points in the expandable device. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The expandable ti ...


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John F Shanley: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. Innovational Holdings, November 8, 2011: US08052735

An expandable tissue supporting device of the present invention employs ductile hinges at selected points in the expandable device. When expansion forces are applied to the device as a whole, the ductile hinges concentrate expansion stresses and strains in small well defined areas. The expandable me ...


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Shanley John F: Expandable medical device with ductile hinges. Conor Medsystems, September 20, 2006: EP1702586-A1

The invention provides an expandable medical device comprising: a plurality of elongated beams, the plurality of elongated beams joined together to form a substantially cylindrical device which is expandable from a first diameter to a second diameter; and a plurality of ductile hinges (64) connectin ...