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1. (WO2018085624) CONTROLLED EXTENSION STENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/085624    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/059868
Publication Date: Sat May 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Nov 04 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61M 27/00
A61F 2/88
Applicants: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
Inventors: DEGRAAF, Kimberly
HARRAH, Timothy P.
BODEN, Mark W.
SEPPALA, Jan
Title: CONTROLLED EXTENSION STENT
Abstract:
The present disclosure relates generally to controlled extension medical stents, and more particularly to controlled extension devices positioned in the body to stent the ureter and facilitate drainage from the kidney to the bladder. The stent 302 being formed of a plurality of filaments 302 wound in groups of coils defining a lumen 306 having a non-extended state in which substantial contact between adjacent groups is prensent and a extended state in which the adjacent groups are separated.