esophageal stent


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esophageal stent

A tube inserted into the esophagus to open a stricture.
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It has been reported that, in combination therapy of esophageal cancers with stenting followed by EBRT or brachytherapy (mainly [sup]192 Ir), dose perturbations would inevitably be caused by the esophageal stents, resulting in hot and cold spots in the esophageal mucosa.
In the past, the fully covered and partially covered WallFlex Esophageal Stents have received CE Mark and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the palliative treatment of malignant esophageal strictures.
Michael Phalen, president, Boston Scientific Endoscopy, said that the availability of the complete line of WallFlex Fully and Partially Covered Esophageal Stents represents a tremendous milestone for Boston Scientific.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease-related symptom assessment in subjects with malignant dysphagia receiving esophageal stents.
Coated expandable esophageal stents in the treatment of digestive-respiratory fistulas.
size or scope of the contract: The contract in this proceeding are successive deliveries of medical devices - accessories used during endoscopic procedures, such as Papilotomy, guides, baskets for removing deposits of biliary stents and balloons to widen roads biliary, esophageal stents, balloons for the removal of deposits, sfinkerotomy needle.