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George Goicoechea: Self-expanding endoluminal prosthesis. Boston Scientific Technology, Ratner & Prestia, January 4, 2000: US06010530 (358 worldwide citation)

An endovascular prosthesis formed of a support member with or without a continuous skin totally encapsulating the support member. The skin can include drugs or other leaching agents, or radiopaque material. A portion of the prosthesis can be tapered to fit within a tapered artery. The prosthesis is ...


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Motasim Sirhan, John Yan, Vinayak Bhat, Joseph Paraschac, Brett Cryer, Benjamyn S Serna: Uncaging stent. Elixir Medical Corporation, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 17, 2018: US09943426 (2 worldwide citation)

A stent (scaffold) or other luminal prosthesis comprising circumferential structural elements which provides high strength after deployment and allows for scaffold to uncage, and/or allow for scaffold or luminal expansion thereafter. The circumferential scaffold may be formed from degradable materia ...


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Jacqueline Farag, Robert M Eells: Low profile stepped delivery system. Cook Medical Technologies, Brinks Gilson & Lione, January 10, 2017: US09539130

A low profile stepped delivery system for retracting trigger wires from a prosthesis to release the prosthesis from a delivery device. A rod is disposed within an axial bore of a handle. The rod has a first longitudinal surface and a second longitudinal surface. A first engagement mechanism is dispo ...


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UNCAGING STENT. Elixir Medical Corporation, October 12, 2017: US20170290686-A1

A stent (scaffold) or other luminal prosthesis comprising circumferential structural elements which provides high strength after deployment and allows for scaffold to uncage, and/or allow for scaffold or luminal expansion thereafter. The circumferential scaffold may be formed from degradable materia ...


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FLUID-ACTUATED SHEATH DISPLACEMENT AND ARTICULATION BEHAVIOR IMPROVING SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS FOR CATHETERS, CONTINUUM MANIPULATORS, AND OTHER USES. March 15, 2018: US20180071492-A1

Catheter-supported therapeutic and diagnostic tools can be introduced into a patient body with a sheath slidably disposed over the tool. Once the tool is aligned with a target tissue, a fluid-driven actuator can move the sheath axially from over the tool, for example, to allow a stent, stent-graft, ...


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UNCAGING STENT. Elixir Medical Corporation, July 19, 2018: US20180200091-A1

A stent (scaffold) or other luminal prosthesis comprising circumferential structural elements which provides high strength after deployment and allows for scaffold to uncage, and/or allow for scaffold or luminal expansion thereafter. The circumferential scaffold may be formed from degradable materia ...


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ENDOLUMINAL PROSTHESIS DEPLOYMENT DEVICES AND METHODS. TRIVASCULAR, October 18, 2018: US20180296378-A1

Catheter systems and methods for deployment of an endoluminal prosthesis in a body lumen of a patient while maintaining control of a position of the endoluminal prosthesis during the deployment process. Some of the systems and methods are configured to minimize frictional forces of components of the ...


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UNCAGING STENT. Elixir Medical Corporation, November 8, 2018: US20180318113-A1

A stent (scaffold) or other luminal prosthesis comprising circumferential structural elements which provides high strength after deployment and allows for scaffold to uncage, and/or allow for scaffold or luminal expansion thereafter. The circumferential scaffold may be formed from degradable materia ...