endoprosthesis


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endoprosthesis

[¦en·dō·präs′thē·səs]
(medicine)
A prosthesis that is used internally.
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The idea to produce medical equipment, especially hip joint endoprosthesis, which was then called an artificial hip or hip prosthesis or prosthesis of the hip, was promoted by Dr Branko Secerov, an orthopedist, at the beginning of the 1980s.
Gore Enrolls Final Subject in Early Study of the Gore Excluder Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis
Gore & Associates reported on Tuesday the receipt of European CE Mark approval for an expanded indication of the GORE VIABIL Biliary Endoprosthesis, allowing removal of the device up to 12 months after implantation for the treatment of benign or malignant biliary strictures.
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), Natick, Mass., has announced enrollment of the first patient in the CABANA post- market approval study of the company's Carotid WALLSTENT(R) Monorail(R) Endoprosthesis used in conjunction with its FilterWire EZ(TM) Embolic Protection System.
A good endoprosthesis stem must be able to assure a stable, safe and long-term fixation.
The diameter of the right iliac artery was adequate for the introduction of an Excluder endoprosthesis. Intraoperative intravenous sonography along the length of the aorta revealed the presence of a defect in the aortic wall just past the distal anastomosis.
M2 PHARMA-April 21, 2016-Health Canada Approves Gore Excluder Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Carotid WALLSTENT(R) Monorail(R) Endoprosthesis for the treatment of patients with carotid artery disease who are at high risk for surgery.
M2 PHARMA-April 13, 2016-Gore Excluder Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis Sees First US Use