Patent Number: 6,168,619

Title: Intravascular stent having a coaxial polymer member and end sleeves

Abstract: A radially-expandable stent for insertion into a lumen is described. The stent is composed of a radially-expandable support stent and a polymer tubular member co-axially disposed over the support stent. Tubular end sleeves are disposed around the first and second ends of the polymer-surrounded support stent to secure the tubular member and to provide other improvements.

Inventors: Dinh; Linh (Santa Clara, CA), Correa; Beren (San Jose, CA), Cherkas; Paul (San Jose, CA), Alvarado; Angelica (Santa Clara, CA), Pomerantseva; Irina D. (Mountain View, CA), Thakur; Sudha (Cupertino, CA), Eury; Robert (Cupertino, CA), Froix; Michael (Mountain View, CA)

Assignee: Quanam Medical Corporation

International Classification: A61F 2/06 (20060101); A61F 002/06 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018