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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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Self-expanding stents combined with balloon angioplasty are the standard devices used for May-Thurner compressive lesion treatment and resolution.
There are many different endovascular treatments such as angioplasty plus low radial force self-expanding stent, balloon-expandable drug-eluting stent, high radial force self-expanding stent without angioplasty, and drug-eluting balloon with low or high radial force self-expanding stent.
"The Pulsar-35 self-expanding Stent and Passeo-14 PTA balloon catheter greatly improve BIOTRONIK's ability to meet physician needs and deliver best-in-class technology with flexibility for different treatment options," said Alain Aimonetti, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, BIOTRONIK Vascular Intervention.
Medical company Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) reported on Wednesday the receipt of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval for the Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System, an advanced treatment option for patients with narrowing or blockages in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) or proximal popliteal artery (PPA).
The MISAGO Self-expanding Stent consists of a nitinol stent pre-mounted on the distal portion of a rapid-exchange delivery catheter system.
These standards come at a critical time, said Anthony Furlan, M.D., a neurologist who helped develop the guidelines, since the Food and Drug Administration recently approved the Guidant Rx ACCULINK carotid stent and issued conditional approval to Cordis Corp.'s PRECISE OTW Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent.
M2 PHARMA-August 20, 2015-Boston Scientific passes US FDA approval for Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System for treating PAD
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its Occlusive/Stenotic Peripheral Artery Revascularization Study (OSPREY) in the U.S., which will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the MISAGO(TM) Self-expanding Stent System for use in the superficial femoral artery (SFA).
In August, Cordis announced that it had received a "conditional approval" letter from FDA for its PRECISE OTW Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent, but that the agency was still reviewing the second part of its system, the ANGIOGUARD XP emboli catching device.
M2 PHARMA-August 19, 2015-US FDA Clears Boston Scientific's Innova Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System
The Carotid WALLSTENT is a self-expanding stent mounted on a rapid exchange delivery system, designed to re-open the carotid artery by treating stenoses, and improve blood flow to the brain.