Patent Number: 8,506,614

Title: Endoscopic stent delivery system and method

Abstract: A stent delivery system is disclosed that has an outer assembly and an inner assembly that accommodates a stent. The inner assembly further has an external assembly contact area projecting from its surface that frictionally contacts an inner surface of the outer assembly. The contact area is positioned at one end of the inner assembly, proximal to the stent accommodating area. Also disclosed is a method of using the stent delivery system.

Inventors: Hemerick; James F. (Champlin, MN), Schneider; Eric (Albion, RI)

Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

International Classification: A61F 2/06 (20060101); A61M 29/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-08-13 0:00:00