Maro Publications

Stents

Patent Titles

From 05/01/2015 
to 1/27/2012

Maro Topics

Stents: Notes

Stents: Patent Abstracts

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Patent Titles

For earlier US Patent titles, go to Sorted Patents /Medical /Stents.

2/24/2015

8,961,591
Polymeric, degradable drug-eluting stents and coatings

8,961,590
Flexible helical stent having different helical regions

8,961,589
Bioabsorbable coating with tunable hydrophobicity

8,961,588
Method of coating a stent with a release polymer for 40-O-(2-hydroxy)ethyl-rapamycin

8,961,587
Branched stent graft

8,961,586
Bifurcated stent assemblies

8,961,585
Controlled fracture connections for stents

8,961,584
Composite stent with regioselective material

8,961,583
Optimized flex link for expandable stent

8,961,582
Integrated sheath and deployment

8,961,581
Delivery system having stent retention structure

2/17/2015

8,956,419
Open lumen stent

8,956,401
Stent with anchors to prevent vulnerable plaque rupture during deployment

8,956,400
Helical stent

8,956,398
Custom length stent apparatus

8,955,520
Method of placing multiple biliary stents without re-intervention, and device for same

2/10/2015

8,951,298
Endovascular system with circumferentially-overlapping stent-grafts

8,951,297
Stent delivery system

2/3/2015

8,945,205
Branch vessel prostheses

8,945,203
Multi-component stent-graft system for implantation in a blood vessel with multiple branches

1/27/2015

8,940,056
Ureteral stents for release of urologically beneficial agents

8,940,038
Low profile stent with flexible link

8,940,037
Stent having circumferentially deformable struts

1/20/2015

8,936,827
Methods of loading a hollow stent with a drug or drug formulation

8,936,826
Method of coating stents

8,936,635
Bioresorbable nitric oxide agonist prodrug scaffolds for vascular stents

8,936,632
Stent delivery and deployment system

10/28/2014

8,870,944 
Two valve caval stent for functional replacement of incompetent tricuspid valve 

8,870,943 
Stent structure for implantable medical device 

10/14/2014

8,858,618 
Stent 

8,858,617 
Barbed anchors for wire stent 

8,858,616 
Stent having a bridge structure 

1/6/2015

8,927,050
Method and apparatus for coating a stent (Coatings; Medical) (Medical; Stents)

12/30/2014

8,920,660
Method for making grooves on a luminal surface of an intravascular stent

8,920,489
Flexible stent having protruding hinges

12/23/2014

8,915,957
Drug delivery stent

8,915,955
Stent graft fixation coupling

8,915,951
Self-expandable stent with a constrictive coating and method of use

8,915,769
Method of manufacturing tubular structure, and stent

12/16/2014

8,911,857
Vascular stents

12/9/2014

8,904,846 
Device and method for providing a stent for implantation 

8,904,619 
Methods for crimping a polymeric stent onto a delivery balloon 

11/25/2014

8,895,099 
Endoprosthesis 

8,894,900 
Stent with flexible sections in high strain regions 

8,894,700 
Abdominal aortic stent 

11/18/2014

8,889,823 
Method to make poly(L-lactide) stent with tunable degradation rate 

11/11/2014

8,882,822 
Non-thrombogenic stent jacket 

10/21/2014

8,864,842 
Self-cleaning stent 

8,864,813 
Balloon/self-expanding stent graft 

8,864,812 
Branched stent delivery system 

1/7/2014

149. 8,623,079 
Stents for prosthetic heart valves 

148. 8,623,073 
Degradable metal stent having agent-containing coating 

12/31/2013

147. 8,617,441 
Methods for making an encapsulated stent 

146. 8,617,337 
Partial encapsulation of stents 

145. 8,616,152
Stent coating apparatus

12/17/2013

144. 8,608,794 
Flexible stent with improved axial strength 

143. 8,608,793 
Energized stents and methods of using the same 

142. 8,608,789 
Delivery system for bifurcation stents 

12/10/2013

141. 8,603,185 
Stent geometry 

140. 8,603,158 
Irradiated stent coating 

139. 8,603,156 
Stent grafts for the thoracic aorta 

138. 8,603,155 
Stent having improved stent design 

12/3/2013

137. 8,597,366 
Anti-reflux stent 

11/26/2013

136. 8,591,782 
Process for producing stent 

135. 8,591,571 
Drug-eluting stent 

134. 8,591,569 
Stent for prostatic urethra expansion 

133. 8,591,566 
Methods and apparatus for luminal stenting 

132. 8,591,565 
Process for loading a stent onto a stent delivery system 
    

11/12/2013     

132. 8,580,180 
Polymeric stent polishing method and apparatus 

131. 8,579,958 
Everting stent and stent delivery system 

130. 8,579,957 
Stent delivery device with embolic protection 

11/5/2013     

129. 8,574,288 
Side branch stent graft construction 

128. 8,574,287 
Stents incorporating a plurality of strain-distribution locations 

127. 8,574,286 
Bend-capable stent prosthesis 

126. 8,574,285 
Intraluminal device with improved tapered beams 

125. 8,574,284 
Low profile non-symmetrical bare alignment stents with graft 

124. 8,574,283 
Deployment of stents within bifurcated vessels 

123. 8,574,282 
Apparatus and methods for delivery of braided prostheses 

122. 8,573,150 
Automated stent coating apparatus and method 

121. 8,573,148 
System for coating a stent 

10/29/2013     

120. 8,568,643 
Methods of manufacturing linearly expandable ureteral stents 

119. 8,568,470 
Guide wire and stent 

118. 8,568,469 
Stent locking element and a method of securing a stent on a delivery system 

117. 8,568,468 
Stent-graft comprising at least one reinforced hole 

10/22/2013     

116. 8,562,567 
Inserter device with horizontal moving part 

115. 8,562,566 
Stent delivery and guidewire guidance system 

10/15/2013     

114. 8,556,959 
Stent, stent delivery device and stent delivery method 

113. 8,556,958 
Recoverable valve stent 

112. 8,556,957 
Biodegradable medical device with hydroxyapatite filaments and biodegradable polymer fibers 

111. 8,556,956 
Removable stent-graft 

10/8/2013     

110. 8,551,156 
Stent 

109. 8,551,155 
Stent customization system and method 

10/1/2013     

108. 8,545,545 
Stent with flexible hinges 

107. 8,544,309 
Ostial stent flaring apparatus 

9/17/2013     

106. 8,535,372 
Bioabsorbable stent with prohealing layer 

9/10/2013     

105. 8,529,617 
Stents including poly(L-lactide) formulations that minimize molecular weight drop during processing  

9/3/2013     

104. 8,524,166 
Stent and delivery system with reduced chemical degradation including a Chitooligosaccharide

103. 8,523,938 
Stent 

102. 8,523,936 
Expandable slide and lock stent 

101. 8,523,934 
Fenestrated intraluminal stent system 

8/20/2013     

100. 8,512,750 
Stents with drug-containing amphiphilic polymer coating 

99. 8,512,733 
Stents with drug-containing amphiphilic polymer coating 

98. 8,512,395 
Stent with horseshoe shaped bridges 

97. 8,512,394 
Balloon expandable crush-recoverable stent device   

96. 8,512,281 
Angioplasty medical devices made of elastomeric material 

95. 8,512,272 
Ureteral stent 

7/30/2013       

94. 8,496,865 
Method to minimize chain scission and monomer generation in processing of poly(L-lactide) stent

6/18/2013     

93. 8,465,537 
Encapsulated or coated stent systems

6/4/2013     

92. 8,454,677 
Stent with optimal strength and radiopacity characteristics 

91. 8,454,676 
Transition matching stent

90. 8,453,598 
Stent holding fixtures 

5/28/2013     

89. 8,449,905 
Liquid and low melting coatings for stents 

88. 8,449,602 
Methods for using a stent having nanoporous layers 

87. 8,449,598 
Intravascular stent 

86. 8,449,597 
Longitudinally flexible expandable stent 

85. 8,449,596 
Stent and stent delivery device 

84. 8,449,595 
Delivery systems for delivering and deploying stent grafts 

83. 8,449,594 
Method and apparatus for caged stent delivery 

82. 8,449,593 
Stent and stent delivery system for side-branch locations in a conduit 

81. 8,449,592 
Stent with expandable foam

5/21/2013   

80. 8,444,688 
Covered stents with degradable barbs 

79. 8,444,687 
Implantable vascular device 

78. 8,444,685 
Rapid exchange stent delivery system and associated components 

5/14/2013   

77. 8,439,968 
Expandable medical device for delivery of beneficial agent 

76. 4 8,439,967 
Stent/fiber structural combinations 

75. 8,439,966 
Intravascular stent and method of use 

74. 8,439,965 
Angioplasty stents 

73. 8,439,964 
Stent with web-inducing nodes for increased surface area 

72.  8,439,963 
Apparatus and method for maintaining fluid flow through body passages 

71. 8,439,962 
Endoprothesis stent delivery system and method of using the same 

70. 8,439,961 
Stent retaining mechanisms 

5/7/2013

69. 8,435,283 
Anti-migration features and geometry for a shape memory polymer stent 

5/7/2013   

68. 8,435,286 
Stent with intermittent coating 

67. 8,435,285 
Composite stent with inner and outer stent elements and method of using the same 

66. 8,435,284 
Telescoping bifurcated stent 

65. 8,435,280 
Flexible stent with variable width elements 

64. 8,435,279 
Delivery system for a device such as a stent   

63. 8,434,393 
Branched stent/graft and method of fabrication 

4/30/2013 

62. 8,430,924 
Stent configurations 

61. 8,430,923 
Radiopaque intraluminal stent 

60. 8,430,922 
Stent customization system and method 

4/23/2013

59. 8,425,590 
Stent with protruding branch portion for bifurcated vessels 

4/16/2013

58. 8,419,786 
Self-expanding stent 

57. 8,419,784 
Stent delivery device 

4/9/2013

56. 8,414,874 
Multifaceted endovascular stent coating for preventing restenosis 

55. 8,414,873 
Blood vessel stent of amidoglucosan polysaccharide loaded with CD133 antibody and its preparation method 

54. 8,414,656 
Porous ureteral stent 

53. 8,414,642 
Biodegradable stent of a polyorthoester polymer or a polyanhydride polymer 

52. 8,414,639 
Closed-cell flexible stent hybrid 

51. 8,414,638 
Method for fabricating a polymer stent with break-away links for enhanced stent retenton 

50. 8,414,637 
Stent 

49. 8,414,636 
Introducer with ratchet handle drive 

48. 8,414,635 
Plain woven stents 

47. 8,414,633 
Stent delivery system with a retention wire 

4/2/2013

46. 8,409,272 
Sustained drug-releasing stent 

45. 8,409,271 
Stent having a locking part which prevents the strut from sliding out of the junction pipe 

44. 8,409,270 
Radiopaque compositions, stents and methods of preparation 

43. 8,409,267 
Vascular stenting for aneurysms 

42. 8,409,168 
Pulmonary occlusal stent delivery catheter, loading system and methods of use 

3/19/2013

41. 8,398,699 
Drawstring for removal of stent 

40. 8,398,698 
Bifurcated stent delivery system 

39. Side branch stenting system using a main vessel constraining side branch access balloon and side branching stent 

3/12/2013

38. 8,394,447 
Abluminal stent coating apparatus and method using a brush assembly 

37.8,394,119 
Stents having radiopaque mesh 

36. 8,394,139 
Barbed anchors for wire stent 

35. 8,394,138 
Multi-strand helical stent 

34. 8,394,136 
Stent graft with internal tube 

33. 8,394,135 
Introducer for endovascular grafts and stents 

32. 8,394,119 
Stents having radiopaque mesh 

31, 8,393,887 
Stents with profiles for gripping a balloon catheter and molds for fabricating stents 

3/5/2013

30. 8,388,676 
Disintegrating stent and method of making same 

29. 8,388,675 
Low profile stent with flexible link 

28. 8,388,674 
Conformable stents and methods for making 

27. 8,388,673 
Polymeric stent 

26. 8,387,553 
Coating abluminal surfaces of stents and other implantable medical devices 

2/26/2013

25. 8,382,823 
Biodegradable stent and method for manufacturing the same 

24. 8,382,823 
Biodegradable stent and method for manufacturing the same 

23. 8,382,821 
Helical hybrid stent 

22. 8,382,820 
Stent having helical elements 

2/19/2013

21. 8,377,533 
Bioabsorbable stent with layers having different degradation rates 

20. 8,377,365 
System and method for stent manufacture 

19. 8,377,113 
Stent grafts for the thoracic aorta 

18. 8,377,112 
Sacrificial anode stent system 

17. 8,377,111 
Medical devices 

16. 8,377,109 
Rolling membrane stent delivery system 

2/12/2013

15. 8,372,138 
Shape memory polymeric stent 

14. 8,372,137 
Intravascular stent with inverted end rings 

13. 8,372,135 
Stent having helical elements 

12. 8,372,134 
Stent 

14. 8,372,133 
Polymeric implant delivery system 

11. 8,372,132 
Stent inserting device 

2/5/2013

10. 8,367,151 
Stent coating for eluting medication 

9. 8,367,150 
Methods and apparatus for coating stents 

8. 8,367,149 
Method of coating a stent having variable drug release rate 

*3/30/2012

7. 8,119,153 
Stents with drug eluting coatings 

*3/27/2012

6. 8,117,984 
Coating abluminal surfaces of stents and other implantable medical devices 

*3/8.2012

5. 8,109,230 
Apparatus and method for coating and drying multiple stents 

*2/27/2012

4. 8,104,427 
Stent coating device
 

*2/22/2012

3. 8,101,104 
Process of making a stent
 

*2/20/2012

2. 8,099,849 
Optimizing fracture toughness of polymeric stent
 

*1/27/2012

1. 8,083,790
ePTFE graft-stent composite device

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* Date of latest addition; date of first entry is 5/14/2012.