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stent
top: A balloon catheter with a stent is inserted into a clogged artery.center: The balloon is inflated, expanding the stent.bottom: The stent is placed and the balloon catheter removed, keeping the artery open.

stent

 (stĕnt)
n.
1. A device used to support a bodily orifice or cavity during skin grafting or to immobilize a skin graft following placement.
2. A short tubular device made of wire mesh or fabric that is placed permanently in an anatomical passage, usually an artery during angioplasty, to keep it open after occlusion.

[After Charles R. Stent (1845-1901), British dentist.]

stent

(stɛnt)
n
(Surgery) med 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
[C19: after Charles Stent (1807–85), English dentist]

stent

(stɛnt)
n.
Med. a small, expandable tube used for inserting in a blocked vessel or other part.
[1960–65; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stent - a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
Translations

stent

n stent m; malla cilíndrica para mantener abierto un conducto, una arteria o una vena; bare-metal — stent de metal desnudo; drug-eluting — stent liberador de fármaco(s)
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Although drug-eluting stents (DESs) dramatically reduce the in-stent restenosis, several studies have reported a higher frequency of LSM on follow-up intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) examination after DES implantation compared with bare metal stents (1).
The trial enrolled 3,602 heart attack patients at 123 centers in 11 countries, 3,006 of whom were randomised to paclitaxel-eluting stents versus otherwise identical bare metal stents.
Drug-coated stents (also called drug-eluting stents), which release medication into the artery wall, are twice as effective as older bare metal stents in keeping the artery from narrowing again (restenosis), helping patients avoid repeat angioplasty or bypass surgery.
The inflammatory responses and biocompatibility observed with CV Therapeutics' technology in preclinical studies are similar to results seen with bare metal stents.
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.
According to studies involving nearly 1,400 patients, the Cypher Stent reduced reblockage by more than 90 percent as compared to a bare metal stent.
Each year, approximately 166,000 angioplasties are performed in Japan, and 70% of them undergo treatment with conventional bare metal stents.
The rate of major adverse cardiac events at 30 days was comparably low: 2% with the slow-release coated stent and 4% with the bare metal stent.
This occurred in 53% of patients in the bare metal stent group, compared with 9.
With the new results, "it would not be ethical to place a bare metal stent in a native coronary without using cilostazol," he told this newspaper.