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Descriptions of Stent

Stent: A device placed in a body structure (such as a blood vessel or the gastrointestinal tract) to provide support and keep the structure open.
Source: National Institute of Health

Summary Information: Stent

Stent: A stent is a tiny metal mesh tube used to prop open and bolster coronary and peripheral arteries with atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries). Stents are placed by a catheter during angioplasty.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Stent

These diseases are related to the medical device Stent:

Types Of Stent

These devices are types of the medical device Stent:

Other Names For Stent

  • Stent graft
  • Endovascular stent graft
  • Coronary stent
  • Vascular stent

Stent: Similar Related Devices

These other medical devices are related to Stent:

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