Patents by Inventor Marek Kacki

Marek Kacki has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4665918
    Abstract: A system and method is disclosed for implanting a prosthesis the length of a blood vessel. A generally tubular prosthesis member having an unobstructed central passageway is provided. The member contracts to a smaller dimension for delivery through the unobstructed portion of the length of blood vessel, and is outwardly expansible in the blood vessel. The prosthesis member is positioned in a contracted condition between a delivery catheter and an outer sheath, and expands outwardly responsive to removal of the sheath.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 1986
    Date of Patent: May 19, 1987
    Inventors: Gilbert A. Garza, Marek Kacki