Patent Number: 7,785,365

Title: Endovascular apparatus

Abstract: Percutaneous treatment of aortic aneurysms and like vascular anomalies by an apparatus and method wherein the apparatus is delivered via catheter and comprises a sleeve with at least one peripheral conduit which is caused to assume an expanded, rigid configuration by the introduction of a chemical or mechanical hardening means, whereby the sleeve is caused to assume an open cylindrical configuration for fluid flow therethrough.

Inventors: Holman; Thomas J. (Minneapolis, MN), Thometz; Darlene A. (Maple Grove, MN), Bilge; Fertac (South Lake, TX), Buscemi; Paul J. (Long Lake, MN), Donabedian; David H. (Somerset, NJ)

Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

International Classification: A61F 2/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018