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.
The Evolution Fully Covered Stent is an esophageal stent with silicone internal and external of the stent that resists tumor ingrowth and makes swallowing more comfortable for the patient.
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.
It is also the only esophageal stent with an internal and external silicone coating, designed to resist tumor ingrowth into the stent and enhances the patients' ability to swallow food normally instead of eating through a tube.
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.
The Evolution colonic stent adds to the existing line of Evolution stents, which includes fully covered, partially covered, and uncovered esophageal stents, as well as the duodenal stent which received FDA approval in March of 2011.
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.