All the patients had endoscopic sphinterotomy with a single straight stent
in situ and none of the patients had more than one migrated 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.
may be exposed to significant stress-induced fatigue, which may weaken the metallic structure over time, leading to subsequent fracture and fragmentation .
Fangueiro, "Development of weft-knitted and braided polypropylene stents
for arterial implant," Journal of the Textile Institute, vol.
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.