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  • noun

Words related to bifurcation

a bifurcating branch (one or both of them)

the place where something divides into two branches

the act of splitting into two branches

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The data, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, show high rates of clinical success and low rates of restenosis compared to other studies of bifurcations.
The Petal bifurcation stent is designed to expand into the side branch, permitting blood to flow into both branches of the bifurcation and providing support at the branch.
Widespread adoption of stenting for left main disease has been hampered by the lack of a robust strategy for bifurcations lesions, which represent more than 75 percent of left main lesions.
A stent and delivery system that is specifically designed to treat lesions at bifurcations while providing side branch access may be useful regardless of adoption of drug-eluting stents.
Cappella), a medical device company developing dynamic solutions for the treatment of coronary bifurcation disease, announces that an additional diameter has been added to the Sideguard[R] platform.
AST) announced today that it has received CE Mark approval to market its SLK-View(TM) stent and delivery system to treat cardiovascular disease at or near bifurcation points in the coronary vascular system.
the leading developer of stents designed to definitively treat bifurcation lesions, announced today the transmission of a live satellite feed of a clinical case performed in the United Kingdom to an audience of more than 1,000 interventional cardiologists at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference in San Francisco.
AST), a development stage company that is developing stents and delivery systems to treat cardiovascular bifurcation disease, today announced the establishment of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), which met on Monday, November 12, 2001 in Anaheim, California.
the leading developer of stents designed to definitively treat bifurcation lesions, announced today that the company's Tryton Side Branch Stent has been used in 250 procedures to treat atherosclerotic lesions at a bifurcation in patients with heart disease.
While the CE Mark approval for bifurcations certainly represents a very significant milestone for the Company, it is important to further note that Stentys has also launched an ambitious clinical program to demonstrate that AMI patients may be better-treated with the self-expanding Stentys device.
This is the first IDE approval of a drug eluting stent specifically designed for use in coronary bifurcations," said Jeff Thiel, President and CEO.
Based in Paris, Stentys intends to make treatment of blocked coronary artery bifurcations as simple and effective as a conventional stenting procedure.
Stentys is developing the world's first next-generation drug-eluting stent for treatment of blocked coronary artery bifurcations so that hundreds of thousands of patients might avoid open-chest surgery.
ev3's former Vice President of International Clinical Affairs will oversee clinical development of Stentys' stent for treatment of blocked coronary artery bifurcations
Nicolas Foin and colleagues from the Imperial College and Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK and the London Chest Hospital will be presenting results from a study comparing the treatment of bifurcations using Sideguard as a first line treatment compared to a conventional two-stent strategy.