Patents Assigned to Applied Vascular Engineering, Inc.
  • Patent number: 5292331
    Abstract: An endovascular support device for treatment of chronic restenosis or other vascular narrowing is disclosed together with a method of manufacture and a method for delivering a plurality of such devices to an affected area of a vessel. In a preferred embodiment, the endovascular support device comprises a unitary wirelike structure configured to form a plurality of upper and lower peaks which may be compressed for delivery to an affected area of a coronary or peripheral vessel in a human, and then expanded to maintain a passageway through the vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 1989
    Date of Patent: March 8, 1994
    Assignee: Applied Vascular Engineering, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael D. Boneau