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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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6] At present, only individual case reports are available [16] but they demonstrate that tumour growth through the stent mesh, or stent migration with vascular rupture, can be treated with a covered stent.
Percutaneous LIMA graft occlusion can be achieved antegradely using coils, detachable balloons and vascular plug devices or the LIMA graft can be occluded retrogradely by deploying a covered stent in the cardiac vein at the site of the LIMA anastomosis.
In our case the presence of a stricture with fistulous tracts was an indication for the use of a covered stent for immediate fistula closure.
covered stent grafts--fluency (Bard Peripheral Vascular, New Jersey, USA), Gore Viabahn (WL Gore and associates, Flagstaff, Arizona), Jostent (Abbott Laboratories, Santa Clara, California)
There after a covered stent was placed, but it migrated into the stomach.
It did not appear that the anatomy of the SMA would accommodate a covered stent graft without causing significant kinking of the stent graft (Figure 2).
NATICK, Massachusetts, October 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that its WallFlex(R) Biliary RX Fully Covered Stent has received CE Mark approval for the treatment of benign biliary strictures.
TASE: ITGI), Israel, a company engaged with research, development, manufacturing and marketing of heterologous tissue covered stents, announced that its second heterologous tissue covered stent - AneuGraft(R) received CE Mark approval.