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covered stent

A stent whose supportive lattice is coated with biocompatible fabric or plastic, e.g., Dacron, polytetrafluoroethylene, or silicone.
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Gastroduodenal artery stump haemorrhage following pylorus-sparing whipple procedure: Treatment with covered stents.
Endovascular treatment with the use of covered stents is another modality which can be used in the treatment of these complications.
When released, a covered stent, which has better compliance at the distal end than that at the proximal end as well as larger distal-end diameter than proximal-end one, is highly recommended.
The use of covered stent technology is attractive, especially in areas that are difficult to access, including zone 1 and zone 3 of the neck (Appendix A).
To our knowledge we present herein the first local reported case of endovascular pseudoaneurysm repair using deployment of a covered stent.
We herein describe a patient who was diagnosed with a co-incidental direct CCF and a high-grade stenosis of the cavernous segment of ipsilateral ICA, and treated with a covered stent successfully in one stage.
The WallFlex Biliary RX Fully Covered Stent will remain in patients five to 11 months depending on the nature of the stricture.
TASE: ITGI), Israel, a company engaged with research, development, manufacturing and marketing of heterologous tissue covered stents, announced that its second heterologous tissue covered stent - AneuGraft(R) received CE Mark approval.
In this report, a child with discrete CoA who had diagnosed suba-tretic coarctation and successfully treated with wire perforation of luminal obstruction followed covered stent implantation is presented.
To attempt endovascular repair, an operative approach to the brachial artery preceded retrograde insertion of a 6cm long, 8mm thick Fluency nitinol self-expanding PTFE covered stent (Bard).
18 January 2010 - US medical device maker Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) said last Thursday that the first patient has been enrolled in a study to evaluate its WallFlex Biliary RX Fully Covered Stent for the treatment of benign bile duct strictures.