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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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Lesion Length Impacts Long Term Outcomes of Drug-Eluting Stents and Bare Metal Stents Differently.
It also provides information about clinical trials in progress, which includes trial phase, trial status, trial start and end dates, and, the number of trials for the key Bare Metal Stents (BMS) pipeline products.
The endothelial progenitor cell capture stent provides an excellent alternative to bare metal stents for the treatment of these challenging lesions.
The adjusted relative risk of the composite outcome (death or repeat revascularisation) associated with drug-eluting stents or repeat revascularisation associated with drug-eluting stents relative to bare metal stents was 0.
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Drug-eluting stents are much safer and superior to bare metal stents in preventing death and heart attacks among cardiac patients, according to researchers from Duke University Medical Center.
Stented vein grafts have a very high risk of re-narrowing - sometimes up to 50 percent when bare metal stents are used," said Dr.