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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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Covered stent to treat coexistent coarctation and aneurysm of the aorta in a young man.
Liu, "A multicenter randomized controlled trial of malignant gastric outlet obstruction: tailored partially covered stents (placed fluoroscopically) versus standard uncovered stents (placed endoscopically)," Gastroenterology Research and Practice, vol.
Endovascular intervention for delayed post-pancreaticoduodenectomy hemorrhage: Clinical features and outcomes of transcatheter arterial embolization and covered stent placement.
Deployment of the covered stent resulted in restoration of essentially normal luminal diameter and resolution of the traumatic pseudoaneurysms.
When faced with such complications, there are several treatment option including balloon tamponade, repair with another balloon-expanded covered stents like iCAST or self-expanding covered stent like Viabahn, coil embolization, local thrombin injection and surgical repair.
Suh et al., "Upper gastrointestinal tract malignant obstruction: initial results of palliation with a flexible covered stent," Radiology, vol.
One patient with a large celiac artery became tachycardiac and hypotensive {heart rate 170/min and blood pressure (BP): 60/40 mmHg} during the procedure just before placing the covered stent. Rupture of the aneurysm was suspected which was confirmed with angiogram.
The Durban Metropolitan Vascular Service, with its experience of 17 vertebral artery injuries managed endovascularly (embolisation and covered stent), yielded a technical success rate of 94%.
Covered stent grafts have been described for the treatment of aneurysms arising from the main renal artery.
The GRAFTMASTER (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, California) is a polytetrafluoroethylene- (PTFE-) covered stent that can be delivered into the coronary arteries via a 6 French guide catheter.
A 10 mm x 50 mm covered stent (Boston Scientific, Galway, Ireland) was implanted [Figure 1]c and [Figure 1]d.
Kim, "Airway complications after covered stent placement for malignant esophageal stricture: special reference to radiation therapy," AJR.