Patent Number: 6,251,135

Title: Radiopaque marker system and method of use

Abstract: A temporary and retrievable radiopaque marker and discrete radiopaque marker for use on an implantable endoprosthesis. The elongate marker has a proximal end, a distal end, and a thickness. At least a portion of the marker is radiopaque and the marker is removably-attached to the implantable endoprosthesis.

Inventors: Stinson; Jonathan S. (Plymouth, MN), Clerc; Claude O. (Eden Prairie, MN)

Assignee: Schneider (USA) Inc

International Classification: A61F 2/06 (20060101); A61F 2/00 (20060101); A61F 002/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018