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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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Food and Drug Administration approved the insertion, after angioplasty, of bare-metal stents in 1994 and drug-coated stents in 2003.
3] Depending on the individual situation, three types of stents were inserted.
A network meta-analysis of 38 randomized controlled trials encompassing more than 18,000 patients found that the mortality risks associated with drug-eluting stents and bare-metal stents are similarly low.
During the year following the procedure, 19 people getting endarterectomy and 11 people getting stents died, a difference that could be due to chance.
Biosync Scientific now provides MIVT with a highly competitive bare metal stent platform that compares favorably with the best bare metal stents available today.
Researchers now report that stents coated with a drug that inhibits cell migration and growth sharply reduce blockages in repaired arteries.
Unlike other stents and techniques used to treat bifurcation lesions, Tryton's stent is easy-to-deliver as it uses standard equipment and techniques compatible with 5 and 6 French guiding catheters.
Cardiologists credit stents with improving the safety of artery-clearing procedures and boosting the percentage of blood vessels that stay open afterward.
Paclitaxel coated coronary stents are approved for use in the United States to reduce the risk of restenosis of the coronary arteries.
11 LANCET that the antiplatelet drug abciximab boosts the effectiveness of stents.
Biosync Scientific provides MIVT with a highly competitive bare metal stent platform that compares favorably with the best bare metal stents available today.
Stents are tiny mesh tubes that prop open previously-blocked arteries following an angioplasty procedure.
The recently recognized problem with the drug-coated stents "late stent thrombosis" can be solved using NITI's nanohydroxyapatite coating technology.
announced today the successful implantation of its Sideguard[TM] dedicated side branch stents in two patients.
OTCBB:MIVT) (FWB:MIV), a leading developer of next-generation biocompatible polymer-free drug-eluting stents and advanced drug delivery systems, announced today that a comparative animal study of two of its novel polymer-free drug-eluting stent coating technologies has concluded with positive results.