Patent Number: 6,309,415

Title: Stent

Abstract: A stent shaped as a three-dimensional body which is formed by interlaced threads (1) arranged in multistart turns of a helical line. The threads (1) are arranged in at least two groups (2 and 3) of the helical turns featuring opposite senses of helix. The stent ends are established by sections (5) where the turns of one helical line merge into those of the other helical line, said sections appearing as a single length of the thread (1).

Inventors: Pulnev; Sergei Appolonovich (Sankt-Peterburg, RU), Karev; Andrei Vladimirovich (Sankt-Peterburg, RU), Schukin; Sergei Vladimirovich (Sankt-Peterburg, RU)

Assignee: Endovascular Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61B 17/12 (20060101); A61F 002/06 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018