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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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All the patients had endoscopic sphinterotomy with a single straight stent in situ and none of the patients had more than one migrated stents.
DJ stents which were removed from 35 consecutive patients with negative UC between February 2018 and July 2018 were examined for the presence of pathogens.
* Balloon-expandable stents can be successfully extracted from the vascular system following significant time from initial placement.
One international company cannot therefore meet Pakistan's needs, as they manufacture stents for other countries as well.
Both covered and uncovered stents have been in use for aortic coarctation inpaediatric and adult age group.
In 2017, the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) had taken notice of the supply of substandard stents to cardiac patients at high prices.
Under the project, 10,000 stents were to be manufactured locally, out of which 400 were manufactured and sent to Germany for testing.
Towards the end of the hearing, the CJP sought a report and cost of stents inserted in the past three months from hospitals.
Stents may be exposed to significant stress-induced fatigue, which may weaken the metallic structure over time, leading to subsequent fracture and fragmentation [16].
Fangueiro, "Development of weft-knitted and braided polypropylene stents for arterial implant," Journal of the Textile Institute, vol.
Coronary stent fracture is defined as a discontinuation of any part of the stent structure seen on angiogram.
Out of 102 (Group A) patients who did not receive stents after the ESWL, 82 achieved clearance.