Any self-expanding nitinol stent used in:
(1) In bile ducts to palliate malignant biliary obstruction; and
(2) In the male urethra to manage obstruction in benign prostatic hypertrophy.
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The stone formation in the Memotherm (Angiomed) urethral stent implantation area is a rare complication.
His medical history revealed previous internal urethrotomy surgery 3 times for the treatment of urethral stricture and the Memotherm urethral stent was placed 6 years before.
The Memotherm Endoscopic Biliary Stent offers a minimally invasive treatment option for managing patients whose biliary tracts become obstructed due to tumor growth, a condition affecting more than 30,000 people in the United States every year.
The Memotherm Endoscopic Biliary Stent is preloaded on an extremely flexible delivery catheter that allows it to maneuver easily through narrow and winding anatomy.
Bard's LUMINEXX stent combines the trackability and flexibility of the Memotherm FLEXX(TM) biliary stent delivery system with the LUMINEXX stent's unique radiopaque marker technology.
We expect to build further on the rapid gains in market share we have achieved in the past year with the Memotherm FLEXX biliary stent.
FDA 510(k) concurrence to market the Bard Memotherm colorectal stent for treating malignant obstructions resulting from colon cancer.
The Bard Memotherm colorectal stent offers a minimally invasive alternative for managing patients with bowel obstruction due to malignant growths and strictures.
FDA 510(k) concurrence to market the Memotherm FLEXX biliary stent for treating malignant biliary obstructions.
The unique, flexible design of both the Memotherm FLEXX biliary stent and associated delivery system enable the device to negotiate tortuous anatomy and allows the stent to conform to acute bends in the biliary duct.
NYSE - BCR) announced that its Memotherm Carotid Stent was recently approved for CE marking by the British Standards Institution (BSI).
The Memotherm Stent is a self-expanding stent made of "shape memory" Nitinol, which gives it exceptional flexibility as well as radial strength.