Intraluminal grafting system

  • US 6,221,102 B1
  • Filed: 06/07/1995
  • Issued: 04/24/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/09/1983
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for intraluminally attaching a graft within a vessel, said system comprising:

  • a generally sinusoidal wire frame configured to be affixed to the graft and to exert an outwardly directed bias, said wire frame having a plurality of alternatively oriented apices, each of said plurality of alternatively oriented apices having a helical configuration; and

    a plurality of lumen piercing members affixed to said wire frame.

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