Sleeves for expandable medical devices and methods of making the same

Patent Number: 9387105

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

Various aspects describe treatment of the vasculature of a patient with an expandable implant. The implant is surrounded and constrained by one or more constraining sleeves. One or more of these sleeves may include an end profile with a desired shape, and constrain the expandable implant in a configuration having a diameter less than the diameter of an unconstrained diameter of the expandable implant.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Patrick M. Norris - - -
Murray B. Andress - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 61 F 2 06
A 61 F 2 962
A 61 F 2 97


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. - - - - -