drug-eluting stent

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drug-eluting stent

Abbreviation: DES
A stent coated with medications that it releases into surrounding intimal cells. It is designed to keep the lumen of an artery from closing both by holding the artery open and by retarding the growth of the vascular endothelium into the stent. See: bare metal stent
See also: stent
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They found that mortality in the first 30 days for people with drug eluting stents was significantly lower than for those with bare metal stents.
Boston Scientific and Abbott Laboratories are market leaders in the global drug eluting stents market
Part V: Drug eluting stent cytostatic effect is active (drug) 100% absorbable coating polymermatrixban 50 pieces.
4 Part bid round coronary drug eluting stent IV / Quantity 50;.
The growth in the demand for the Drug Eluting Stent is due to its increasing acceptance as a viable treatment.
Table 26: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Coronary Stents by Product Segment - Bare Metal and Drug Eluting Stent Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16
This strengthens MIVT's growing reputation for scientific leadership as we continue on our path to commercialization and address the market's demand for a safer drug eluting stent.
We believe that this relationship will enable us to bring our drug eluting stent to market as quickly as possible and increase our chances for commercial success," said X-Cell Medical President and CEO, Dr.
When large blood clots (thrombus) are removed from coronary arteries using AngioJet thrombectomy prior to placement of drug eluting stents, patient outcomes are improved, according to findings presented to EuroPCR attendees by Dr.
Just last Wednesday, MIVT announced remarkable results from preclinical studies of two of its novel biocompatible polymer-free drug-eluting stent coating technologies that matched or even outperformed Cordis' and Boston Scientific's drug eluting stents.

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