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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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In conjunction, the EndoMAXX EVT stent has a unique tricuspid valve designed to simulate the natural valve at the gastroesophageal junction, the only esophageal stent of its kind.
An esophageal stent or prosthesis is a polyvinyl or wire mesh tube that is inserted into the esophagus and left in place to maintain an opening through the stricture.
Preventive effects of [sup]125 I seeds on benign restenosis following esophageal stent implantation in a dog model.
Esophageal stent fully covered metal standard form distal release (pose Over The Wire).
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 17, 2014-Boston Scientific Corporation passes CE mark for WallFlex Esophageal Stent for treating refractory benign esophageal strictures
M2 PHARMA-February 17, 2014-Boston Scientific Corporation passes CE mark for WallFlex Esophageal Stent for treating refractory benign esophageal strictures
Cook Medical's controlled-release esophageal stent fully covered in silicone has received 510(k) clearance from the U.
23 November 2009 - US-based medical devices company Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE Mark approval to market its WallFlex Fully Covered Esophageal Stent for the treatment of malignant esophageal strictures (obstructions) caused by tumors in patients with resectable or non-resectable esophageal cancer.
In cases with malignant esophageal strictures, dilation is used to allow for the performance of endoscopic procedures or facilitate esophageal stent placement.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of the Evolution[R] Controlled Release Esophageal Stent System.