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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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Endoprosthesis in ERCP started in 1979, and since then it has played an important role in the management of various obstructive pancreato-biliary diseases.1 Plastic pancreato-biliary stents are usually made of polyethylene and their diameter range is 3-12F.2 Biliary indications that may need stents include malignant or benign biliary strictures, biliary leaks and fistula, irretrievable bile duct stones, cholangitis and anastomotic strictures after liver transplantation.
[ClickPress, Wed Jul 24 2019] This report on the Global Arterial Stents market analyzes the current and future scenario of the global market.
In this study, we aimed to investigate the incidence of bacterial colonization on DJ stents and responsible microorganisms in patients with negative UC in order to determine the clinical role of SC in clinical practice.
* In the setting of a venous compression syndrome use of balloon-expandable stents may result in stent collapse/compression.
Local production would address the requirement for stents and make the devices more affordable.
In all procedures covered CheathamPlatinum stents (cCP) (NuMed, Hopkinton, New York) was used but choice of balloon varied depending upon severity of coarctation segment and availability.
According to an official notification, a central purchase committee supervised the bid and new rates were approved at Rs30,500 for drug-eluting stents and Rs13,250 for bare metal stents.
A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar, resumed the hearing of the suo motu case pertaining to unregistered stents in the country.
The CJP noted that a stent costing Rs1 million is inserted for double the amount, and lauding the decision that Pakistan would be making its own stents, said 'we endeavour to offer good and cheap health facilities to the common man.'
To the best of our knowledge, only 7 reports have described a total of 13 patients with fractures of metallic biliary stents placed to relieve malignant biliary obstruction (Table 4) [5-11].
Cui, "Simulated bench testing to evaluate the mechanical performance of new carotid stents," Artificial Organs, vol.
Although overlapping stents are known to be a risk factor for further SF, it was important that such a severe stent fracture and in-stent restenosis be amended in an attempt to return maximal perfusion to distal tissues.
The insertion of Double J (DJ) stents during ESWL of renal calculi is controversial.
Stent is a small mesh tube used to treat narrow or weak arteries which carry blood away from heart to other parts of body, he informed adding that Doctors may also place stents in weak arteries to improve blood flow and help prevent the arteries from bursting.
Fact.MR has announced the addition of the "Coronary Stent Grafts Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Review 2018 to 2028"report to their offering.