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
Calibration method for non-ideal transceivers
Compound containing a carbon or an oxygen isotope, preparation and use thereof, and composition comprising thereof
Electronic device
Synthesizing VHDL multiple wait FSMS into RT level FSMS by preprocessing
Tranverse in-core probe monitoring and calibration device for nuclear power plants, and method thereof
Tetrazolyl oxime derivative, salt thereof, and plant disease control agent
Side portion of a circular saw blade
  Randomly Featured Patents
Throttle control apparatus and method for direct-fuel-injection-type internal combustion engine
Tissue roll dispenser
Gas assisted injection molding system
Method for increasing golf course revenues
Process for preparing 4,4'-dihydroxybiphenyl
Optical amplifier with power dependent feedback
Method for control of Si concentration in gallium phosphide single crystal layer by liquid phase epitaxial growth technique
Keyboard assembly
Ultrasonic testing instrument and method
Limited expansion vapor cycle