Patent Number: 6,254,609

Title: Self-expanding stent delivery system with two sheaths

Abstract: A medical device delivery system is disclosed which has a distal inner sheath and a distal outer sheath covering a medical device mounting region and any medical device mounted thereon. The outer sheath is designed to retain the medical device for lengthy periods of time while the inner sheath is designed to retain the sheath for shorter periods of time.

Inventors: Vrba; Anthony C. (Maple Grove, MN), Sogard; David J. (Edina, MN)

Assignee: Scimed Life Systems, Inc.

International Classification: A61F 2/01 (20060101); A61F 2/06 (20060101); A61F 002/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018