stent

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a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis

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Endologix's Powerlink System is an endoluminal stent graft for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).
The company's AAA product, the PowerLink(TM) System, is an endoluminal stent graft (ELG) for treating AAA.
What remains unclear, however, is the late failure rate of endoluminal stent grafts.
9] Detweiler et al achieved normal small bowel and colon anastomoses in animals with fibrin glue and an absorbable endoluminal stent.
John and Beaumont are among a group of 14 hospitals nationwide -- and the only ones in Michigan -- that were selected as test sites for the Talent Endoluminal Stent Graft System.