Patent Number: 7,708,548

Title: Molds for fabricating stents with profiles for gripping a balloon catheter

Abstract: Embodiments of stents having profiles that improve gripping of the stent on a stent delivery system are provided. Additionally, embodiments of molds for fabricating the stents are provided.

Inventors: Brown; Daniel (Temecula, CA), Torres; Hector (Temecula, CA), Harris; Mark (Temecula, CA), Andrews; Chris (Lake Elsinore, CA)

Assignee: Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.

International Classification: B29C 49/48 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018