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Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, Or Aids And Accessories Therefor > Arterial Prosthesis (i.e., Blood Vessel) > Stent Structure > Having Multiple Connected Bodies

Having Multiple Connected Bodies

Having Multiple Connected Bodies patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

10/23/14 - 20140316513 - Heart valve and endovascular graft components and method for delivery
A medical device including a valve member with an elongate tubular portion with at least one aperture disposed in a sidewall at a location between the proximal and distal ends, and a plurality of leaflets; a first endovascular graft coupled to the valve member; and a second endovascular graft coupled...

10/16/14 - 20140309724 - Intravascular stent
A stent design reduces the likelihood of contact among structural members when the stent diameter is reduced before insertion into the body. In one approach, an undulating link has a J-shaped profile or has an angled portion on one side at the peak of the link, in order to reduce...

09/25/14 - 20140288634 - Double-layer stent
A multi-component endovascular stent system (10) includes an outer generally tubular stent (20), configured to assume radially-compressed and radially-expanded states, and an inner generally tubular stent (22), including a braided metal wire mesh (24) including wire, and configured to assume a radially-compressed and longitudinally-elongated state and a radially-expanded and longitudinally-contracted...

09/25/14 - 20140288635 - Triple-collar stent-graft
An endovascular stent-graft (20, 120, 180, 220, 320) includes a fluid flow guide (22), and a plurality of structural stent elements (24) attached to at least a portion of the fluid flow guide (22). The stent-graft is configured to define a generally tubular foldable section (30), which comprises first, second,...

09/18/14 - 20140277376 - Braid expansion ring with markers
An expansion ring for a braided stent includes a plurality of elongated forked frame elements forming the expansion ring. Each of the frame elements includes first and second legs extending in one direction and connected together at a junction portion forming a fulcrum allowing compression of the frame elements, and...

09/18/14 - 20140277377 - Oblique stent
A stent having a main body with a proximal end and a distal end section having proximal and distal openings used for treatment of lesions in blood vessels and hollow organs, particularly at the ostium of side branches. The stent adapts to the anatomical configuration of a vessel branch by...

09/18/14 - 20140277378 - Stent device having reduced foreshortening and recoil and method of making same
A stent device includes generally cylindrical rings aligned along a longitudinal axis, and interconnected by interconnecting members. Each interconnecting member includes a first coupling end, a second coupling end, and an elongate portion therebetween. The first coupling end, the elongate portion, and the second coupling end combine in either a...

09/18/14 - 20140277379 - Stent
A stent comprising a steal body and a plurality of cells is disclosed. The stent body defines a length. Each cell includes two structural members extending in an undulating pattern. Each structural member includes a plurality of cell segments defining a plurality of nodes therebetween. At least one node includes...

09/18/14 - 20140277380 - Stent
A stent comprising a stent body and a plurality of cells is disclosed. Each cell includes two structural members extending in an undulating pattern. Each structural member includes a plurality of cell segments defining a plurality of peaks and valleys therebetween. A first segment and a second segment defining a...

09/18/14 - 20140277381 - Methods and apparatus for assembling stent-grafts
The present disclosure describes methods and apparatus for forming medical devices comprising a stent member and a graft member. Such devices can include graft members that are bonded to the stent member in a selective manner. The selective bonding can allow for greater flexibility, curvature, and conformity of the device...

09/18/14 - 20140277382 - Method for manufacturing a stent and stent manufactured thereby
A method for manufacturing a stent includes forming a stent blank from a first material, the stent blank comprising a plurality of struts and a plurality of crowns, each crown connecting at least two struts, and a plurality of slots in at least some of the plurality of struts and/or...

09/18/14 - 20140277383 - Expandable stent having a constant length
Implementations described herein comprise expandable stents configured to maintain a substantially constant length between a collapsed position and a deployed position having a plurality of spring members and a plurality of biasable couplings connecting adjacent spring members. Each spring member includes a plurality of integrally connected wave members formed in...

08/21/14 - 20140236282 - Apparatus and methods for deployment of linked prosthetic segments
A luminal prosthesis comprises a plurality of radially expandable prosthetic stent segments arranged axially. Two or more of the prosthetic stent segments are separable upon expansion from the remaining prosthetic stent segments and a coupling structure connects at least some of the adjacent prosthetic stent segments to each other. The...

08/14/14 - 20140228937 - Expandable support frame and medical device
Support frames and medical devices are described. An example medical device comprises an expandable support frame with first and second leaflets attached to the support frame. Each of the first and second leaflets defines a domed radius that is equal to or less than the radius of the expandable support...

08/14/14 - 20140228938 - Implantable medical device having reduced chance of late inflammatory response
The invention provides a method for fabricating an implantable medical device to increase biocompatibility of the device, the method comprising: heat setting a polymer construct, wherein the polymer construct is at a temperature range of from about Tg to about 0.6(Tm−Tg)+Tg such that the set polymer construct comprises a crystalline...

07/24/14 - 20140207227 - Stent with positioning arms
A stent is provided with arms for positioning the stent between two passageways. The stent may also be a stent-graft with a transition between a covered portion and an uncovered portion that is positioned relative to the junction between the two passageways. The arms are self-expanding and are biased outward...

07/17/14 - 20140200653 - Material structures for intravascular device
An intravascular device for keeping open a previously constricted site within a vessel and for minimizing tissue debris at such a site from closing off the vessel is provided. The device includes an expandable substantially tubular body having a distal end and a proximal end. The device also includes a...

07/17/14 - 20140200654 - Drug-delivery endovascular stent and method of forming the same
An intravascular stent and method for inhibiting restenosis, following vascular injury, is disclosed. The stent has an expandable, linked-filament body and a drug-release coating formed on the stent-body filaments, for contacting the vessel injury site when the stent is placed in-situ in an expanded condition. The coating releases, for a...

07/10/14 - 20140194974 - Implantable medical device having enhanced endothelial migration features and methods of making the same
An implantable medical device having enhanced endothelial migration features, generally comprises: a structural member including a leading edge and a trailing edge interconnected by a third surface region, the leading edge including a second surface region in a generally curvilinear cross-section, and the trailing edge including a fourth surface region...

06/26/14 - 20140180396 - Hinge for medical device
A device is provided that provides flexibility to an assembly. The device includes a loop hinge that hinges by twisting a body of the loop hinge....

06/26/14 - 20140180397 - Multilayer stent
A multilayer stent configured for implantation in a body lumen, including a tubular outer layer comprising a first plurality of struts defining an outer layer mesh pattern extending between first and second ends of the outer layer, and a tubular inner layer comprising a second plurality of struts defining an...

06/19/14 - 20140172072 - Stent fixation with reduced plastic deformation
An endovascular stent system (10) includes first and second generally tubular stents members (20, 22), which are shaped so as to define first and second interface sections (40, 42), respectively, which are securely coupleable to each other. The first interface section (40) is shaped so as to define an opening...

06/19/14 - 20140172073 - Helical high fatigue stent-graft
An implantable prosthesis, including a generally tubular substrate and a continuous shape memory member disposed over the outer surface of the substrate. The shape memory member may include a series of zig-zag struts alternating between a first strut with a first length and a second strut with a second length...

06/12/14 - 20140163666 - Intravascular stent
An expandable stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as an artery, is disclosed. The stent consists of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical rings generally aligned on a common longitudinal stent axis and interconnected by one or more interconnecting links placed so that the stent is flexible in...

05/29/14 - 20140148896 - Stent with a bio-resorbable connector
A stent including a plurality of curved sections and a connector. The curved sections surround a longitudinal axis to define a tube portion and are distributed along the longitudinal axis to form a helix. The connector includes a bioresorbable material and is positioned between two adjacent curved sections. The stent...

05/22/14 - 20140142684 - Flexible endoluminal device
The present disclosure describes endoluminal devices, such as stents and stent grafts capable of being bent smoothly, with various benefits resulting therefrom....

05/15/14 - 20140135902 - Devices and methods for control of blood pressure
Apparatus and methods are described, including identifying a subject as suffering from hypertension. In response to the identifying (a) a radius of curvature of a first set of at least three regions of an arterial wall of the subject is increased at a given longitudinal location, while (b) allowing the...

05/15/14 - 20140135903 - Stent
A radially expandable stent comprising a plurality of spaced band-like elements and intersecting links is disclosed. The band-like elements have a generally serpentine configuration to provide continuous waves of generally sinusoidal character to each band-like element. The waves are characterized by a plurality of peaks and troughs taking a generally...

05/08/14 - 20140128961 - Endovascular prosthesis and delivery device
In one of its aspects, the present invention relates to an endovascular prosthesis. The endovascular prosthesis comprises a first expandable portion expandable from a first, unexpanded state to a second, expanded state to urge the first expandable portion against a vascular lumen and a retractable leaf portion attached to the...

05/08/14 - 20140128962 - Endovascular prosthesis and delivery device
In one of its aspects, the present invention relates to an endovascular prosthesis. The endovascular prosthesis comprises a first expandable portion expandable from a first, unexpanded state to a second, expanded state to urge the first expandable portion against a vascular lumen and a retractable leaf portion attached to the...

05/01/14 - 20140121761 - Stent and stent graft prosthesis
There is provided a stent member a plurality of spaced stent elements for location on a tubular graft, wherein a first stent element is located in a first location on said graft, and wherein a second stent element is located in a second location or said graft, and wherein the...

04/24/14 - 20140114398 - Time-dependent polymer scaffolds
A medical device includes a polymer scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold has a structure that produces a low late lumen loss when implanted within a peripheral vessel and also exhibits a high axial fatigue life. In a preferred embodiment the scaffold forms ring structures...

04/24/14 - 20140114399 - Methods for vascular restoration therapy
A medical device includes a polymer scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold has a structure that produces a low late lumen loss when implanted within a peripheral vessel and also exhibits a high axial fatigue life. In a preferred embodiment the scaffold forms ring structures...

04/17/14 - 20140107763 - Partial encapsulation of stents
A method of making an implantable medical device includes extruding a first ePTFE tube and a second ePTFE tube, cutting a plurality of slits in the first ePTFE tube, positioning a radially expandable support layer between the first and second ePTFE tubes so that the slits span portions of the...

04/17/14 - 20140107764 - Stent
A tubular stent (1) has first and second ends (2,3) and a longitudinal axis (4) therebetween. The tubular stent (1) is formed from a network of struts which defines a cylindrical surface about the longitudinal axis (4), the struts delineating a plurality of cells {23, 30, 31, 32, 33) within...

04/10/14 - 20140100649 - Method of fabricating a low crystallinity poly(l-lactide) tube
Methods of fabricating a low crystallinity polymer tube for polymers subject to strain-induced crystallization. The low crystallinity tube may be further processed to make an implantable medical device....

04/03/14 - 20140094900 - Compliant biocompatible device and method of manufacture
As detailed herein, a biocompatible apparatus comprises a porous material comprising ceramic nanotubes bound together with a filler material. The proportion of the filler material may be selected to provide porosity for the porous material that is biocompatible, and the porous material may be shaped to provide a compliant biomedical...

03/27/14 - 20140088689 - Tapered helical stent and method for manufacturing the stent
A tapered helical implantation device for peripheral arteries and other body lumina of locally varying diameter, including struts connected by loops and shaped in a helical winding. The helical winding defines turns and, when expanded, has a first end with a first expanded circumference and a second end with a...

03/20/14 - 20140081381 - Polymeric stent
The present invention relates to a polymeric stent, and to an endoprosthesis that is implanted within blood vessels and is formed of a polymer....

03/13/14 - 20140074221 - Stent structure for implantable medical device
A stent (30) is formed of a plurality of stent rings (24), each of which rings (24) is formed of a series of sprung sections (10) coupled to one another by flexible couplings (22). The flexible couplings (22) may be made of a biodegradable material. The flexible couplings (22) enable...

03/13/14 - 20140074222 - Flexible stent with improved axial strength
A stent comprises a generally cylindrical band having a pattern of alternating first and second struts, the first struts being wider than the second struts, the first and second struts being of substantially the same length....

03/06/14 - 20140067042 - 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 least one rail member extending from the helical backbone in a circumferential direction. The backbone can have...

03/06/14 - 20140067043 - Implantable expandable medical devices having regions of differential mechanical properties and methods of making same
An implantable expandable medical device in which selected regions of the device are in a martensite phase and selected regions are in an austenite phase. The martensitic regions exhibit pseudoplastic behavior in vivo and may be deformed without recovery under in vivo body conditions. In contrast the austenitic regions exhibit...

03/06/14 - 20140067044 - Crush recoverable polymer scaffolds
A medical device includes a polymer scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold, after being deployed by the balloon, provides a crush recovery of about 90% after the diameter of the scaffold has been pinched or crushed by 50%. The scaffold has a pattern including an...

03/06/14 - 20140067045 - Bend-capable stent prosthesis
A stent is described, which includes a plurality of stenting rings, each stenting ring including a plurality of struts and points of inflection, each point of inflection connecting adjacent struts, the points of inflection of adjacent stenting rings facing each other along an axis parallel to a longitudinal axis of...

02/13/14 - 20140046431 - Segmented scaffold designs
Segmented scaffolds composed of disconnected scaffold segments with overlapping end rings are disclosed. Scaffolds with at least one discontinuous link are also disclosed....

02/06/14 - 20140039605 - Stent
A stent for insertion in a fluid conduit of a human or animal body includes a hollow structure having generally circumferentially extending parts which have opposite end portions in the longitudinal direction. The circumferential parts are joined to a longitudinally adjacent circumferential parts along the length of the hollow structure...

01/30/14 - 20140031920 - Endovascular stent
An intravascular stent is provided for treatment of an aneurysm in a vessel wall of a cranial blood vessel. The stent includes at least one a flow-shaping member including a flow-facing surface that protrudes from an inner surface of the stent and is configured to control at least one of...

01/30/14 - 20140031921 - Crush recoverable polymer scaffolds
A medical device includes a polymer scaffold crimped to a catheter having an expansion balloon. The scaffold, after being deployed by the balloon, provides a crush recovery of about 90% after the diameter of the scaffold has been pinched or crushed by 50%. The scaffold has a pattern including an...

01/23/14 - 20140025159 - Axially-radially nested expandable device
Expandable medical implants for maintaining support of a body lumen are disclosed. These implants comprise an axially-radially nested, diametrically expandable, moveable vascular device for enlarging an occluded portion of a vessel. The device can be configured to allow for motion such as translating and/or slide and lock. One advantage of...

01/23/14 - 20140025160 - Implantable prosthesis having through-holes
A prosthesis for intraluminal drug delivery can comprise a plurality of interconnected struts and links that form a tubular structure. The struts and links can have luminal surfaces facing radially inward, abluminal surfaces facing radially outward, and side surfaces connecting the luminal surfaces to the abluminal surfaces. At least some...