Palmaz-Schatz stent

Palmaz-Schatz stent

Cardiology A balloon-expandable coronary stent delivered via balloon angioplasty, which remains in the expanded artery to maintain patency and prevent restenosis. See Percutaneous transluminal angiography.
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The Palmaz-Schatz stent dominated the burgeoning percutaneous coronary intervention market for much of the 1990s, even as rival devices emerged from Cook Group (Flexstent); Cordis Corporation (Cordis); Medtronic (Wik-tor); Applied Vascular Engineering Inc.
He has co-founded, operated and served as chairman of a number of innovative Medtech companies including Progressive Angioplasty Systems, the developer of the stent delivery system for the original Palmaz-Schatz stent and other products.
Brachial, radial, or femoral approach for elective Palmaz-Schatz stent implantation: a randomized comparison.
Comparison of immediate and intermediate-term results of intravascular ultrasound versus angiography-guided Palmaz-Schatz stent implantation in matched lesions.
Soon afterward, Johnson & Johnson became a market leader with its Palmaz-Schatz stent, which the FDA approved in 1994.
For example, the stainless steel stents are radiolucent and the Palmaz-Schatz stent is barely visible under fluoroscopy; it is difficult to confirm its location with this imaging method if the stent is not properly located.
Percutaneous transradial artery approach for coronary Palmaz-Schatz stent implantation.