self-expanding stent


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self-expanding stent

A stent that opens on its own after it is deployed to the lumen it is intended to occupy, e.g., a blood vessel, tube, or organ.
See also: stent
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Each study is designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of using either balloon expandable or self-expanding stents to treat peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the common iliac and external iliac arteries.
The PRECISE(R) RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent and ANGIOGUARD(R) RX Emboli Capture Guidewire System are different from Cordis' over-the-wire carotid system approved last year.
The FlexStent([R]) Biliary Self-Expanding Stent System is indicated for the palliative treatment of biliary strictures resulting from malignant neoplasms.
The OPEN trial is a prospective, single-arm study enrolling up to 227 patients at 40 clinical sites intended to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of FlexStent femoropopliteal self-expanding stent system for the treatment of patients with peripheral arterial disease.
The EverFlex Self-Expanding Stent System is indicated in the United States for the palliative treatment of malignant neoplasms in the biliary tree.
FDA clearance was supported by a 160-patient high-risk carotid stent registry as part of ev3's CREATE Carotid Registry (which also included a 419-patient arm studying the Protege(R) GPS(TM) Self-Expanding Stent and the SPIDER(TM) Over-the-Wire Device).
EverFlex[TM] Self-Expanding Stent Approved for Superficial Femoral and Proximal Popliteal Artery
27 April 2010 - US-based endovascular company ev3 Inc (NASDAQ: EVVV) announced yesterday the completion of patient enrollment in the DURABILITY II trial, a prospective, multi-center, single-arm study evaluating the EverFlex Self-Expanding Stent System for the treatment of superficial femoral artery (SFA) and proximal popliteal lesions.
The Protege GPS Long Stents broaden ev3's self-expanding stent product line to address additional unmet clinical needs," said Jim Corbett, ev3 president and chief executive officer.
The approval of this stent, along with the previous Complete SE self-expanding stent, significantly adds to the armamentarium for interventionalists, and therefore benefits our patients.
Angioplasty-alone In LEsions INvolving The superficial femoral artery or proximal popliteal artery) clinical investigation using the Edwards LifeStent NT Self-Expanding Stent system to treat patients with peripheral vascular disease.
New Pulsar-18 self-expanding stent system line extension now available