Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Stent valve and stent graft










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #6162245.

A star-shaped stent and replacement valve or replacement graft for use in repairing damaged vascular organs: Two to eight star-shaped members are interconnected into a "chain". Once this "chain" has been created through interconnection of the star-shaped members, a central opening through all of the interconnected star-shaped members receives a graft made of any suitable flexible and bio-compatible material. A catheter delivery system is used to deliver the stent with the graft to the desired site. The star-shaped stents are made by using a laser to cut out a plurality of flat star-shaped members with a plurality of outwardly and inwardly directed points. The outwardly directed points are bent so that they face away from a plane defined by the inwardly directed points and then a series of such stents are fastened together in a chain.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
Tetrazolyl oxime derivative, salt thereof, and plant disease control agent
Scale information for drawing annotations
Reticle for a riflescope or other projectile-weapon aiming device
Mixture, especially spinning solution
VGPU: a real time GPU emulator
User interfaces
  Randomly Featured Patents
Apparatus for randomly coloring pile fabric
Foot switch and output system having foot switch
Thin film magnetic heads and substrates therefore
Camera with incorporated flash device
Method of forming solar cell
Dynamic resource allocation using a resource configuration effort score
Composite part containing metallic foam and method for producing said composite part
Cabin air temperature control with cooling of recirculated air
Drinking mixing container
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof