Bifurcated endoluminal prosthesis

  • US 5,683,450 A
  • Filed: 06/05/1995
  • Issued: 11/04/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/09/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An introducer for delivering, into the vasculature at an angeological bifurcation where a blood vessel branches into two branched vessels, a bifurcated endoluminal stent or prosthesis having a proximal portion adapted to be disposed in said blood vessel and a distal portion adapted to be disposed at least partially in one of said two branched vessels, said introducer comprising:

  • (a) a tubular outer sheath;

    (b) a proximal portion pusher slideably disposed at least partially within said outer sheath and adapted to engage a distal end of said proximal portion; and

    (c) a distal portion pusher slideably disposed at least partially within said proximal portion pusher and adapted to engage a distal end of said distal portion.

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