Dec 12, 2014

For life-saving invention, Timothy Chuter earns high royalties - SFGate

[...] the early 1990s, repairing aneurysms in the abdomen was a messy, risky procedure that involved slicing patients open. To prop up weak blood vessels at risk of rupturing, the young, aspiring surgeon devised a fabric-covered metallic tube, or stent graft, that was just an inch in diameter and about a half-dozen inches long. What seems like a straightforward solution to a vexing problem has...

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