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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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The use of covered stent technology is extremely attractive for first-part subclavian artery injuries as a median sternotomy or left thoracotomy, as proximal control is avoided.
Over and Under(R) is the first among series of heterologous covered stents designed to treat coronary lesions and aneurysms.
Use of the WallFlex Biliary RX Fully Covered Stents in these patients may provide significant benefits as a minimally invasive alternative to surgery.
ABSORBABLE STENTS/BIODEGRADABLE METALLIC STENT BIOABSORBABLE STENT SCAFFOLDS SELF-EXPANDING STENT SCAFFOLDS MICROMESH COVERED STENT DEDICATED BIFURCATION STENTS SPECULATION ON BIO-ABSORBABLE STENTS D.
Adverse events seen in the post-approval study ranged from fever to arrhythmia; and endocarditis (n=3) to confined conduit tear (n=6), the latter of which were all resolved with the use of a covered stent.
This type of procedure must be done both with the presence of a covered stent in the catheterization laboratory and a surgical team on standby in the theatre.
While covered stent penetration is nearly 15% in the US, these devices account for less than 5% of stents placed in Europe II because physicians often cannot justify the price premium commanded by these devices.
A 36-year-old man is described with aneurysmal coronary artery disease successfully treated with a Jomed covered stent.
The Evolution([R]) Controlled Release Esophageal Fully Covered Stent is designed to improve quality of life for patients with malignant esophageal strictures and tracheoesophageal fistulas (TEF) by improving the patients' ability to swallow, and its silicone that fully covers the stent helps prevent tumor ingrowth.