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Patent: 10,058,440


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Summary for Patent: 10,058,440
Title:Carotid stent apparatus and methods for treatment via body lumens
Abstract: A stent assembly adapted to carotid arterial placement that includes a self-expanding support element comprising metal struts constructed to be positioned in a body lumen and expanded from a retracted state to an expanded state, and a knitted cover disposed over an exterior of the support element and along an entire length thereof, wherein the knitted cover comprises a single polymer fiber having a diameter of at least 40 nanometers to 30 microns, wherein the self-expanding support element and knitted cover together have apertures sized 20 microns to smaller than 100 microns in diameter to block larger debris when the stent assembly is placed in a carotid artery and expanded to the expanded state. Methods of stenting a carotid artery by applying the stent assembly to the carotid artery of a patient in need of treatment and expanding the stent assembly in situ are disclosed.
Inventor(s): Bar; Eli (Moshav, IL), Holzer; Zeev Asher (Raanana, IL), Paz; Ofir (Rishon Lezion, IL)
Assignee: INSPIREMD, LTD. (IL)
Application Number:14/500,759
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

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