Patent Number: 6,168,621

Title: Balloon expandable stent with a self-expanding portion

Abstract: A stent consisting of at least two parts in juxtaposition, one part being of self-expandable characteristics while the other part is balloon expandable.

Inventors: Vrba; Anthony C. (Maple Grove, MN)

Assignee: SciMed Life Systems, Inc.

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

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018