Intravascular radially expandable stent and method of implant

  • US 4,886,062 A
  • Filed: 10/19/1987
  • Issued: 12/12/1989
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/19/1987
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A radially expandable stent for implantation within a body vessel, comprisinga wire formed winding in a hollow cylindrical shape,the winding including a preformed zig-zag type pattern continuous wire formed flat band,the flat band wound into a continuous helix the length of the stent, anda full loop terminating both ends of zig-zag preformed wire band.

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