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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It is the firm's drug-eluding stent program that has made its way into the newswires recently, as officials within the company recently pushed back their expected entry into the U.
He has brought his expertise in how aspects of drug-eluding stent design alleviate scaring by delivering medication to the specific stent site.
Traditionally, coronary artery disease a buildup of plaque in the hearts arteries that could lead to a heart attack is treated with metal, drug-eluding stents, small mesh-like devices that push the plaque against the wall of the artery and help the arteries stay open.
Furthermore, both of these cases used drug-eluding stents on the LMCA disease.
They inserted three drug-eluding stents into the MP's left anterior descending artery.
The convergence of the medical device and drug industry has been positive in terms of development of improved products: drug-eluding stents and glucose monitoring systems incorporated into insulin pumps, etc.
This market analysis does not include drug-eluding stents or prefilled or regular syringes.
MIVT is developing a next-generation cardiovascular stent technology being designed to provide substantial health and safety benefits and outcomes over previous generations of drug-eluding stents.
MIVT is a leader in the development of next-generation cardiovascular stent technology being designed to provide substantial health and safety benefits and outcomes over previous generations of bare-metal and drug-eluding stents.