endoprosthesis


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endoprosthesis

 [en″do-pros-the´sis]
a hollow stent inserted into a bile duct to allow internal biliary drainage across an obstruction.

endoprosthesis

(en-dō-pros-thē'sis),
A synthetic insert, such as a stent, to maintain patency of a hollow structure.

endoprosthesis

/en·do·pros·the·sis/ (-pros-the´sis)
1. a prosthesis entirely inside the body.
2. a hollow stent inserted into a bile duct to allow biliary drainage across an obstruction.

endoprosthesis

[-prosthē′sis, -pros′thəsis]
Etymology: Gk, endon + prosthesis, addition
a prosthetic device installed within the body, such as an internal cardiac pacemaker.

endoprosthesis

Interventional medicine Any prosthetic device that is inserted or placed within a vessel or tubular structure. See Stenting.

en·do·pros·the·sis

, pl. endoprostheses (en-dō-pros-thē'sis, -sēz)
A synthetic insert, such as a stent, to maintain patency of a hollow structure.
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s Gore Tag Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis in the pivotal study, the company said.
The GORE VIABIL Biliary Endoprosthesis first received CE Mark approval in December 1999 and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in January 2002 for the treatment of biliary strictures due to malignant neoplasms.
The objective of the study is to compile early clinical outcomes data for the Carotid WALLSTENT Monorail Endoprosthesis and FilterWire EZ Embolic Protection System in routine clinical practice.
Osseointegration is a process during which the bone tissue grows on the surface of the hip stem endoprosthesis, therefore anchoring it into the bone.
As with all of the lower profile devices, the 35 mm trunk-ipsilateral leg endoprosthesis and the 31 mm trunk-ipsilateral leg endoprosthesis are only available with the GORE[R] C3[R] Delivery System.
has completed enrollment into its early feasibility study evaluating the Gore Excluder Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis (TAMBE) for the treatment of aortic aneurysms involving the visceral branch vessels, the company said on Tuesday.
The closed-cell design of the Carotid WALLSTENT Endoprosthesis is intended to provide increased scaffolding for optimal lesion coverage and a smooth inner lumen," said Barry T.
This will assure that interventional gastroenterologists have increasing access to the GORE VIABIL Biliary Endoprosthesis, which has the proven clinical benefits of low migration and long-term patency.
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Conformable GORE[R] TAG[R] Thoracic Endoprosthesis Designed for Endovascular Repair of the Descending Thoracic Aorta Provides Conformability without Compromise