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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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Early stent thrombosis in patients with acute coronary syndromes treated with drug-eluting and bare metal stents: The Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy trial.
Herzog, "Long-term survival and repeat coronary revascularization in dialysis patients after surgical and percutaneous coronary revascularization with drug-eluting and bare metal stents in the United States," Circulation, vol.
If a repeat procedure is needed due to stent restenosis (which occurs more frequently with bare metal stents), it carries a small risk of a heart attack or even death, says Dr.
"We have not yet identified any subsets of patients who don't benefit from receiving drug-eluting stents [by having less restenosis] compared with bare metal stents," said David J.
Bare metal stents, made of durable materials such as stainless steel and cobalt chromium, had better results.
As assessed by intravenous ultrasound, the percentage in-stent net volume obstruction at 6 months was 7.85% for the slow-release paclitaxel-eluting stent and 23.17% for the bare metal stent, a 66% difference.
We believe this bare metal stent system illustrates exceptional characteristics that will position it well in the approximately $1 billion international bare metal stent market and as a platform for our very promising passive and drug-eluting coating systems that are currently in development."
bare metal stent angioplasty stent 1: minimum 38 - maximum 114;
CYPHER(R) Stent patients had lower rates of re-blockage, lower rates of re-treatment and less arterial narrowing than patients receiving a bare metal stent. They also experienced a lower incidence of heart attacks and no increase in blood clots.
The Svelte IDS utilises a bare metal stent platform, which received CE Mark certification in August of 2010 and is commercially available in select European and Latin American markets.
11 January 2010 - US-based Svelte Medical Systems Inc said on Friday it has started the European clinical trial of its "Stent-on-a-Wire" (SOAW) cobalt-chromium Bare Metal Stent at the Thoraxcenter Research Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
0.74, P < 0.001) in the biolimus A9 stent group as compared with the bare metal stent group.