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stent

Medicine a tube of plastic or sprung metal mesh placed inside a hollow tube to reopen it or keep it open; uses in surgery include preventing a blood vessel from closing, esp after angioplasty, and assisting healing after an anastomosis
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This includes innovating and improving the performance of bare metal stent technology to enhance patient outcomes.
The researchers believe that the findings of their study will have a major impact on how decisions are made regarding drug-eluting and bare metal stents in the highest risk patients, those in the early hours of a heart attack.
Bare metal stents, despite their impressive efficacy in large arteries, proved ineffective in preventing restenosis in small vessels in four of five clinical trials, and therefore aren't used in this setting in clinical practice.
The PRO-Kinetic Energy is a thin strut (60m), cobalt chromium bare metal stent, completely sealed with a thin layer of amorphous silicon carbide, PROBIO.
Coronary Stents by Product Segment - Bare Metal Stents and
Cordis will have access to Medinol's latest generation stainless steel and cobalt chromium bare metal stents.
The 30-day rate of major adverse cardiac events was comparably low: 2% with the slow-release coated stent, 4% with the bare metal stent.
Patients treated with the CYPHER(R) Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent continued to experience significantly better long-term clinical outcomes than those who received a bare metal stent (BMS), according to data presented today during a symposium at the 2006 American College of Cardiology Scientific Session.
There's evidence of a significant drug effect even at two years, with a much higher rate of the arteries remaining open than with angioplasty or with bare metal stents," said Michael Dake, M.