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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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Medical company Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) reported on Wednesday the receipt of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval for the Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System, an advanced treatment option for patients with narrowing or blockages in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) or proximal popliteal artery (PPA).
The addition of the Pulsar-35 self-expanding stent system will make BIOTRONIK's proven stent technology available to even more clinicians offering a convenient platform.
Metallic stents can be categorized into two types: balloon expandable and self-expanding stents.
Part of Covidien's extensive stent portfolio, the EverFlex self-expanding stent system and the Protege GPS self-expanding nitinol stent and delivery technology offer a distinctive design that provides a unique combination of flexibility, strength and precision needed to maintain vessel patency while minimizing fractures.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Innova vascular self-expanding stent system, a treatment option for patients with narrowing or blockages in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) or proximal popliteal artery (PPA).
M2 PHARMA-August 20, 2015-Boston Scientific passes US FDA approval for Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System for treating PAD
which will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the MISAGO(TM) Self-expanding Stent System for use in the superficial femoral artery (SFA).
The device is a self-expanding stent mounted on a rapid exchange delivery system, designed to re-open the carotid artery by treating stenoses, and improve blood flow to the brain.
In August, Cordis announced that it had received a "conditional approval" letter from FDA for its PRECISE OTW Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent, but that the agency was still reviewing the second part of its system, the ANGIOGUARD XP emboli catching device.
R]) Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent in the TReatment of Obstructive SuperficiaL FemoraL Artery Disease) on behalf of the study investigators.
M2 PHARMA-August 19, 2015-US FDA Clears Boston Scientific's Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System
The Carotid WALLSTENT is a self-expanding stent mounted on a rapid exchange delivery system, designed to re-open the carotid artery by treating stenoses, and improve blood flow to the brain.
The panel voted 6-5 that the system, the Precise Nitinol self-expanding stent and emboli protection device, was "approvable" with conditions, for treating asymptomatic and symptomatic patients who require carotid revascularization and are considered to be at high risk because of certain anatomic or medical comorbidities.
Following Health Canada approval, Cook Medical made the Zilver Vena Venous Self-Expanding Stent available to physicians across Canada at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery.
M2 PHARMA-March 8, 2012-Abbott receives FDA approval for Absolute Pro Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS