Resources Contact Us Home
Stent delivery system

Image Number 3 for United States Patent #5980530.

A stent delivery system to facilitate introduction and placement of a stent, including a catheter having an expandable distal portion constructed and arranged for expanding the outer diameter of the catheter from a contracted state to an expanded state: a stent positioned around the distal portion of the catheter having a contracted condition and being expandable to an expanded condition, and being sized in the contracted condition to closely surround the catheter in the contracted state, the expandable distal portion of the catheter including a balloon within which there is included on the catheter shaft at least one body of a diameter larger than the catheter shaft to which the stent and balloon are fitted, as by crimping, for holding the stent in place until it is released therefrom by expansion of the balloon.

  Recently Added Patents
Non-volatile flash-RAM memory with magnetic memory
Nucleic acid-based tests for prenatal gender determination
Content distribution system, mobile communication terminal device, and computer readable medium
Making transparent capacitor with multi-layer grid
Autonomous adaptation of transmit power
Media processing method and device
Blend polymer gas separation membrane
  Randomly Featured Patents
Method and apparatus for wrapping objects with a sealable wrap
Apparatus for feeding pieces of laundry on a conveyor
Electrical conductor for a bushing and method of making an electrical bushing
Circuit device and corresponding method for programming a nonvolatile memory cell having a single voltage supply
Impact modified acrylics having a bimodal distribution of impact modifier sizes
Method for treating the surface of a machine element
Hinge to improve panel stability
Monoclonal antibodies against cytosolic thyroid hormone binding protein
Disposable dish
Benzotriazole based UV absorbing monomers and photographic elements containing polymers formed from them