Patent Number: 7,708,771

Title: Endovascular graft device and methods for attaching components thereof

Abstract: The present invention embodies an endovascular graft having various frame-to-main body component attachment mechanisms which provide a secure bond, reduced graft material wear, and reduced delivery profile.

Inventors: Chuter; Timothy A. M. (Atherton, CA), Fitz; Matthew J. (Sunnyvale, CA), Eckert; Robin W. (San Jose, CA), Holt; Vivianne M. (San Jose, CA), Ton; Tina (San Jose, CA), Iancea; Octavian (Fremont, CA), Perez; Juan I. (Sunnyvale, CA), Newhauser; Richard (San Francisco, CA), Uemura; Shuji (San Mateo, CA), Pollock; David T. (San Carlos, CA), Hayashi; Reid (Palo Alto, CA), Caffell; George (Moss Beach, CA)

Assignee: Endovascular Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: A61F 2/82 (20060101); A61F 2/86 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018