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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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The company's AAA product, the PowerLink(TM) System, is an endoluminal stent graft (ELG) for treating AAA.
The third-generation devices now being developed are small enough that they will also increase the proportion of patients who are anatomically eligible for endoluminal stent grafting, which is now limited to 50%-60% of those needing aneurysm repair, said Dr.
9] Detweiler et al achieved normal small bowel and colon anastomoses in animals with fibrin glue and an absorbable endoluminal stent.
Endologix's Powerlink System is an endoluminal stent graft for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).
Nasdaq: ELGX), developer and manufacturer of the Powerlink([R]) System endoluminal stent graft (ELG) for the minimally invasive treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008.