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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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studies now find that inserting a new, drug-coated stent inside the old one--like a sleeve inside a sleeve--keeps blood flowing better than zapping it with radiation does.
One stent was a Rains self-retaining silicone tube with a compressible basket at the frontal sinus end.
This analysis, the largest of its kind to date comparing drug-eluting stents (the CYPHER([R]) Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent and the Taxus Stent) to bare-metal stents, appears this week in the medical journal The Lancet.
In the new study, scientist tracked 310 people with significant carotid blockages who had been randomly assigned to get either an endarterectomy or a stent.
Biosync Scientific now provides MIVT with a highly competitive bare metal stent platform that compares favorably with the best bare metal stents available today.
During the 9 months after stent placement, 21 percent of the patients with uncoated stents either had a heart attack or required a procedure to correct blockage of the same artery.
The Tryton Side-Branch Stent allowed us to successfully treat a group of patients with challenging bifurcation lesions with an easy-to-use system.
In the 1990s, doctors doing angioplasty started implanting a stent to improve the success of the procedure.
MIAMI -- Cook Medical's Zilver PTX Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent (DES) trial results demonstrated no stent fractures.
Of these, 794 received a stent and an infusion of abciximab.
Biosync Scientific provides MIVT with a highly competitive bare metal stent platform that compares favorably with the best bare metal stents available today.
Nano Interface Technology (NITI) expands application of its platform technology to solve the problem of the drug-coated stent using nanohydroxyapatite coating technology.
Excellent Results from Preclinical Study of Biocompatible Polymer-Free Drug Eluting Stent Coating Technologies Paves the Way Towards Human Trials