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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The VISSIT trial was different from the SAMMPRIS trial in the type of stent (PHAROS[TM] Vitesse balloon-expandable neurovascular stent in VISSIT trial) but yielded similar outcomes to the SAMMPRIS trial [14], which indicated that the type of stent might not be related to the complications; and recent studies also suggested that the complication rates of balloon-expandable stents were similar to those of self-expanding stents [17-19].
(NYSE: BSX) has received Food and Drug Administration approval for the Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System, an advanced treatment option for patients with narrowing or blockages in the superficial femoral artery or proximal popliteal artery, the company said on Wednesday.
The panel voted 6-5 that the system, the Precise Nitinol self-expanding stent and emboli protection device, was "approvable" with conditions, for treating asymptomatic and symptomatic patients who require carotid revascularization and are considered to be at high risk because of certain anatomic or medical comorbidities.
M2 PHARMA-March 8, 2012-Abbott receives FDA approval for Absolute Pro Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
The Cordis Endovascular Division of Cordis Corporation, Scottsdale, Ariz., has received FDA approval to market its PRECISE(R) RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent and ANGIOGUARD(R) RX Emboli Capture Guidewire System to treat clogged neck arteries.
The US OPEN (Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of the FlexStent FemorOPopliteal Self-Expanding StENt System) clinical trial started in September this year with the enrolment of the first patients by Eric Dippel, principal investigator at the Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation, and US national principle investigator, William Grey.
The EverFlex family of products was engineered to provide unmatched durability in a highly flexible platform, representing a significant advance in nitinol self-expanding stent technology.
The EverFlex family of products is engineered to provide unmatched durability in a highly flexible platform, representing a significant advance in nitinol self-expanding stent technology.
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).
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.
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.