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Steven W Hachtman, Liann M Johnson, Scott T Johnson, Joseph E Laptewicz Jr, Paul J Thompson, Amjad Ahmad, John A Scholl, Richard J Thompson: Multiple layer stent. Schneider, Lawrence C Akers, Peter C Richardson, Philip C Strassburger, July 8, 1997: US05645559 (474 worldwide citation)

A radially self-expanding stent having multiple layers includes a medial region and proximal and distal cuffs having diameters greater than the medial region diameter when the stent is in the relaxed state. A silicone coating circumscribes at least the medial region of the stent. A deployment device ...


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STENT WITH ONE-WAY SOCK VALVE. August 30, 2018: US20180243114-A1

A stent with a one-way sock valve comprises a stent portion and a one-way valve portion. The one-way valve portion comprises a heal portion. The heal portion prevents solids and liquids from entering an opening in the one-way valve portion. Solids and liquids enter the one-way sock valve in a first ...


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Stent. MicroVention, November 1, 2018: US20180311056-A1

A stent with varying porosity is described. The stent can be comprised of multiple stents attached together. A braided stent may have selected regions of increased thickness. The stent may be comprised of wires that are welded together at their ends in order to minimize vessel trauma. The stent may ...


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LUMINAL PROSTHESES AND METHODS FOR COATING THEREOF. Elixir Medical Corporation, March 7, 2019: US20190070334-A1

Luminal prostheses comprise scaffolds having coatings adhered to at least a portion of their outer surfaces. The surfaces are modified to enhance binding of the coatings. For example, the surfaces may be microblasted, laser treated, chemically etched, exposed to plasma, or exposed to a corona discha ...