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Timothy A Limon, Todd H Turnlund: Stent having varied amounts of structural strength along its length. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht L, February 22, 2000: US06027526 (260 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery. The stent has an open lattice structure and is constructed so that at least one end section has a thicker cross-section and corresponding greater radial strength than the remaining sections of ...


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Andreina P Gomez, Diem Uyen Ta: Intravascular stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 7, 2003: US06629994 (156 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen. The invention provides for an intravascular stent having a plurality of cylindrical rings connected by undulating links. The stent has a high degree of ...


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Stephen D Ainsworth, E Tina Cheng: Intravascular stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 16, 2005: US06929660 (116 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen. The invention provides for an intravascular stent having a plurality of cylindrical rings connected by links with apertures and/or undulating links. The ...


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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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James Hong, Sharon Segvich, E Tina Cheng, Napoleon Caliguiran: Stent pattern with mirror image. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 17, 2004: US06776794 (88 worldwide citation)

An expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen is provided. An intravascular stent is formed by cylindrical rings connected by links. The rings have peaks and valleys from which extend straight and nonlinear bar arms, forming a f ...


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James Hong, E Tina Cheng, Stephen D Ainsworth: Stent pattern with figure-eights. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, June 15, 2004: US06749629 (58 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen. The invention provides for an intravascular stent having a plurality of cylindrical rings connected by links. The rings have peaks and valleys from whic ...


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Andreina P Gomez, Diem Uyen Ta: Intravascular stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 2, 2003: US06656220 (49 worldwide citation)

An expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen includes cylindrical rings connected by undulating links. The stent has a high degree of flexibility in the longitudinal direction, yet has adequate vessel wall coverage and radial s ...


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E Tina Cheng, Suzanne Wallace George, Timothy A Limon, Orlando M Padilla: Stent with non-linear links and method of use. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 21, 2003: US06635083 (37 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen. The invention provides for a an intravascular stent having a plurality of cylindrical rings connected by undulating links. The plurality of cylindrical ...


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Andreina P Gomez, Diem Uyen Ta: Intravascular stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton, May 19, 2009: US07534258 (33 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen. The invention provides for an intravascular stent having a plurality of cylindrical rings connected by undulating links. The stent has a high degree of ...


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Carla Rosa Pienknagura: Intravascular stent with extendible end rings. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton, July 24, 2007: US07247166 (30 worldwide citation)

An expandable stent for implanting in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery, peripheral artery, or other body lumen includes cylindrical rings connected by undulating links. The stent has a high degree of flexibility in the longitudinal direction, yet has adequate vessel wall coverage and radial s ...