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9022024 System and method for airway manipulation  
Methods and devices are disclosed for manipulating the airway, such as to treat obstructive sleep apnea. An implant is positioned within the body with respect to the airway. The spatial...
8966733 Secured strand end devices  
A woven, self-expanding stent device has one or more strands and is configured for insertion into an anatomical structure. The device includes a coupling structure secured to two different strand...
8956399 Vascular remodeling device  
Described herein are flexible implantable devices or stents that can conform to the shape of vessels of the neurovasculature. In some embodiments, the devices can direct blood flow within a vessel...
8951595 Coatings with tunable molecular architecture for drug-coated balloon  
A drug delivery balloon is provided, the a balloon having an outer surface, and a tunable coating disposed on at least a length of the balloon surface. The tunable coating includes a first...
8932342 Controlled release and recapture prosthetic deployment device  
A delivery device for deploying and resheathing an expandable prosthesis and method of use thereof are described. The delivery device includes a fixed outer sheath and a pusher member that is...
8894701 Hybrid balloon-expandable/self-expanding prosthesis for deployment in a body vessel and method of making  
A hybrid prosthesis for deployment in a body vessel includes a tubular stent body comprising a wire comprising a shape memory alloy, where the tubular stent body has a self-expanding portion...
8876888 Stent with offset cell geometry  
A stent defining a longitudinal axis is disclosed. A plurality of circumferential support structures are spaced-apart along the longitudinal axis. At least some of the circumferential support...
8859934 Methods for slag removal  
A method of removing slag formed during laser cutting a hypotube may include flowing cooling gas into a laser nozzle, directing flow of the cooling gas onto an external surface of the hypotube,...
8852263 Stent with nucleating agent  
The use of nucleating agents to manufacture polymeric stents is disclosed. The resulting stents may have increased crystallinity, decreased crystal size, increased mechanical properties, and...
8834549 One-step phosphorylcholine-linked polymer coating and drug loading of stent  
A one step method for drug coating an interventional device is disclosed by mixing a drug with a phosphorylcholine-linked methacrylate polymer in a liquid and applying the mixture to an...
8814930 Biodegradable endoprosthesis and methods for their fabrication  
The disclosure provides biodegradable implantable devices such as a stent comprising a biodegradable polymeric wherein the polymeric material is treated to control crystallinity and/or Tg. The...
8808364 Local delivery of therapeutic agent to heart valves  
The present invention relates to implantable medical devices and methods that employ these medical devices to treat heart valves. In one embodiment, a medical device is provided comprising a body....
8801776 Infundibular reducer devices  
Described is a prosthetic valve assembly comprising: a radially self-expandable stent configured to expand to bear against a wall of a native body lumen; and an implantable prosthetic valve,...
8784465 Implantable medical devices  
A medical device includes a balloon catheter having an expandable member, e.g., an inflatable balloon, at its distal end and a stent or other endoprosthesis. The stent is, for example, an...
8778015 Interventional medical device for use in MRI  
A medical device with metal parts to be introduced into animal or human bodies is rendered visible during RMN imaging by covering the exterior surface of the metal parts with a layer comprising...
8771339 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent  
Segmented articulatable stent of open structure comprised of end-connected struts of first and second lengths making up first and second segments with angular interconnects between adjacent first...
8771341 Protuberant aneurysm bridging device and method of use  
A bridging device for supporting occlusive masses within an aneurysm located at a vascular bifurcation.
8764813 Gradually self-expanding stent  
A gradually self-expanding stent includes a first plurality of stent cells including a first plurality of circumferentially adjacent structural members in mechanical communication with each other....
8764815 Intraluminal stent  
An intraluminal stent made of a zig-zag or sinusoidal member defining a successive series of struts connected by apex sections and formed into a series of axially displaced hoop members wherein at...
8758389 Devices and methods for occluding abnormal openings in a patient's vasculature  
A medical device is provided in which one or both ends of the device encourage the formation of tissue across substantially the entire area of the respective end that is exposed to the blood flow...
8747453 Stent/stent graft for reinforcement of vascular abnormalities and associated method  
A stent/stent graft for reinforcement of vascular abnormalities and an associated method are provided. According to on embodiment, the stent/stent graft includes a flexible tubular structure...
8739382 Secured strand end devices  
A woven, self-expanding stent device has one or more strands and is configured for insertion into an anatomical structure. The device includes a coupling structure secured to two different strand...
8734502 Tapered stent and flexible prosthesis  
The disclosure relates to a tapered stent and flexible prosthesis. The stent has a first longitudinal region and a second longitudinal region. The second region is substantially parallel to and...
8728611 Stent  
A stent comprises a metallic, relatively radiolucent carrier structure and at least one marker element which includes comparatively radiopaque material. The radiopaque material is completely...
8728147 Longitudinally flexible expandable stent  
Segmented articulatable stent of open structure comprised of end-connected struts of first and second lengths making up first and second segments with angular interconnects between adjacent first...
8695605 Fallopian tube occlusion device  
A device for occluding the fallopian tube including a wire composed of a shape memory material and an outer material encapsulating at least a portion of the wire. The device has a first elongated...
8672989 Apparatus and method of placement of a graft or graft system  
An endoluminal prosthesis system deployable in a region of a patient's vasculature having one or more branch vessels, having a main graft body having a first opening in a wall portion of the main...
8647700 Methods of making medical devices  
Scaffold-supported metal or pseudometallic film covers suitable for use as medical devices are disclosed together with methods of fabricating the devices. Methods for making the medical devices...
8636793 Tubular supporting prosthesis capable of growing  
The invention relates to a tubular supporting prosthesis capable of growing, comprising a mesh structure, wherein the mesh structure comprises at least two structural rings, which are connected to...
8632580 Flexible medical devices including metallic films  
Medical devices, such as endoprostheses, and methods of making the devices are disclosed. The medical device can include a stent body and a cover including a deposited metallic film. The medical...
8617237 Tubular supporting prosthesis with a heart valve, in particular for aortic valve replacement  
The invention relates to a tubular supporting prosthesis, comprising two terminal regions relative to the longitudinal supporting prosthesis axis and a center region disposed between the two...
8591672 Implantable medical devices comprising bio-degradable alloys  
The invention provides medical devices comprising high-strength alloys which degrade over time in the body of a human or animal, at controlled degradation rates, without generating emboli. In one...
8585752 Stent and stent delivery system  
A stent includes a plurality of annular bodies arrayed in an axial direction, each having a plurality of one-end-side bent sections and other-end-side bent sections, and adjacent ones of the...
8579958 Everting stent and stent delivery system  
A stent delivery assembly is provided that includes a microcatheter, a delivery tube, a stent, and an elongate release member. The stent can have a first end that is (i) disposed within a delivery...
8568470 Guide wire and stent  
A guide wire includes a distal core member made of a ferrous alloy which has shape memory properties and superelasticity. The ferrous alloy preferably includes substantially two phases, and has a...
8562663 Devices and methods for loading a prosthesis onto a delivery system  
In an embodiment, a device for loading a prosthesis onto a delivery system comprises a cap and a reducing member. The cap has a piston member that seats a prosthesis. The piston member has at...
8562666 Intraluminal medical device with nested interlocking segments  
The invention is a medical device having nested interlocking axially adjacent segments that remain interlocked during delivery. The medical device is a stent in which the nested interlocked...
8562667 Aneurysm treatment device and method of use  
The present invention is directed to aneurysm treatment devices which are capable of being delivered to the situs of a vascular aneurysm through a catheter. The treatment devices comprise, in...
8556085 Anti-viral device  
An anti-viral device including a body having at least one side wall defining an interior space therein. The body has opposite first and second open ends, the open ends also defined by the at least...
8551156 Stent  
A radially expansible annular stent is disclosed. The stent comprises a plurality of stenting turns around a lumen centred on a longitudinal axis. Adjacent turns of the stent are joined by...
8523936 Expandable slide and lock stent  
An expandable slide and lock stent comprises a tubular member that can be expanded from a collapsed state to an expanded state. The tubular member can comprise a reversing helical backbone and at...
8500793 Helical implant having different ends  
Preferred embodiments of an implantable medical device with a high degree of flexibility is shown and described. One aspect includes an implantable stent having an intermediate portion with a...
8484822 Method for cold loading an articles  
A method of loading an article, such as a self-expanding stent, into a structure, such as a delivery catheter, including the steps of chilling the article to a predetermined temperature, reducing...
8465436 Endoluminal implant with locking and centering fixation system  
An implant centering system includes a sensor connected to a hollow cylindrical anchor via at least two struts. The hollow cylindrical anchor is transformable between a radially compressed...
8435283 Anti-migration features and geometry for a shape memory polymer stent  
A radially-expandable stent for implantation in a bodily passageway, being expandable from an initial unexpanded state to an expanded state, having an outer surface with a geometric pattern...
8419788 Secured strand end devices  
A woven, self-expanding stent device has one or more strands and is configured for insertion into an anatomical structure. The device includes a coupling structure secured to two different strand...
8419786 Self-expanding stent  
The stent of this invention is a self-expanding stent created by a scaffolding lattice. The stent may be made from a nickel-titanium alloy. The lattice is formed from two different types of...
8414639 Closed-cell flexible stent hybrid  
A stent has a first stent body and a second stent body. The first stent body is a rolled stent having a first end and a second end and the second stent body is a tubular stent. The stent has a...
8414814 Temporal intraluminal stent, methods of making and using  
A biodegradable polymer stent with radiopacity and a method of making and using a stent with enhanced mechanical strength and/or controlled degradation for use in a bodily lumen is described.
8398700 Intravascular flow modifier and reinforcement device and deployment system for same  
A stent includes a cylindrical frame consisting of a series of helical winds containing a pattern of alternating zigzag bends. The frame may be made of resilient wire or from a piece of laser cut...

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