bare metal stent


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bare metal stent

A vascular stent made of stainless steel or related materials. It is designed to hold an artery open with simple mechanical support. See: drug-eluting stent
See also: stent
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Bare metal stents continue to play an important role in the treatment of coronary artery disease and represent a significant portion of the global stent market.
The results presented today reaffirm the long-term clinical benefits of the CYPHER(R) Stent compared to bare metal stents," said Hans-Peter Stoll, M.
Table 19: World Historic Review for Bare Metal Stents By
8% with the coated stent and 20% with the bare metal stent.
Qualitative analysis of key market trends, market drivers, and restraints by each category within the bare metal stents market.
When the CYPHER(R) Stent was introduced four years ago, there was debate among interventional cardiologists as to whether we would see a late 'catch up' in restenosis relative to bare metal stents.
Rogers, the detailed angiographic analysis is consistent with the clinical findings in that it shows that the lesions treated with multiple long CYPHER(R) Stents had significantly fewer side branch occlusions than those treated with multiple long bare metal stents.
Using an approved drug (sirolimus) and polymer (PLGA), Micell's patented supercritical fluid technology allows a carefully controlled drug/polymer coating to be applied to a bare metal stent.
Results of a multi-center, prospective study involving two leading drug-eluting stents were presented today, with data indicating that patients with long areas of vessel blockage (> 24mm) treated with the Cypher Sirolimus-eluting Stent had less in-stent late loss (tissue growth inside the stent) and less in-stent restenosis (reblockage) than patients treated with the Taxus Express 2 Stent or a bare metal stent.
The report provides analysis and review of the key clinical trials being carried out globally and across key Bare Metal Stent market categories - Bare Metal Stent
Table 42: Leading Players in the European Bare Metal Stent
Table 45: Leading Players in the European Bare Metal Stent Market (2004, 2005 & 2006) - Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for Guidant, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Johnson & Johnson, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29