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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

endoprosthesis

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

Interventional medicine Any prosthetic device that is inserted or placed within a vessel or tubular structure. See Stenting.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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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 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.
Used in conjunction with the Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis, the IBE preserves blood flow in the external iliac and internal iliac arteries.
"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.
- On 12 April, a vascular surgeon with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons became the first in the nation to implant the US-based medical device company Gore Medical's Gore Excluder Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis aortic branch device for the endovascular treatment of common iliac artery aneurysms or aortoiliac aneurysms, the company said.
M2 PHARMA-March 4, 2016-Gore Excluder Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis Gains FDA Approval