Patent Number: 6,254,608

Title: Sheathless delivery catheter for radially expandable intraluminal stents and stented grafts

Abstract: A delivery catheter for a radially expandable intraluminal stent or stented graft. The delivery catheter comprises an elongate catheter body defining proximal and distal ends and at least one lumen extending longitudinally therethrough. Disposed on the catheter body at a location proximal to the distal end thereof is an inflatable, expandable balloon. The balloon is at least partially fabricated from a conformable material for allowing the stent to be at least partially embedded therein when positioned thereupon.

Inventors: Solar; Ronald J. (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: Solar; Ronald J.

International Classification: A61F 2/06 (20060101); A61M 29/02 (20060101); A61F 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018