Patent Number: 6,254,612

Title: Hydraulic stent deployment system

Abstract: The present invention relates to a medical device for placing an intravascular stent at a preselected location within a vessel of the human body, and more particularly, relates to a catheter having a distal tip for retaining the stent in order to transport the stent to a preselected position within the vessel and a control mechanism for releasing the stent at the preselected position.

Inventors: Hieshima; Grant (Huntington Beach, CA)

Assignee: Cordis Neurovascular, Inc.

International Classification: A61F 11/00 (20060101); A61M 29/00 (20060101); A61F 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018