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Stents, Vascular, Coronary, Balloon-Expandable

Definition : Coronary vascular stents designed to be expanded, applying a constant radial pressure to the artery walls using a high-pressure balloon after delivery through an appropriate stent delivery system. These stents are usually metallic (e.g., stainless steel, platinum), and some are radiopaque or include radiopaque markers for accurate positioning. Balloon-expandable coronary stents are intended to form a scaffold that holds the coronary arteries open to prevent restenosis caused by vessel recoil and/or remodeling.

Entry Terms : "Bare-Metal Stents (BMS), Coronary Artery" , "Bare-Metal Stents, Coronary Artery" , "Balloon-Expandable Stents"

UMDC code : 20422

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InSitu Technologies Inc

Company Type: Parent

InSitu Technologies Inc. is a privately held medical device company specializing in intra-vascular stents and cardiovascular products. InSitu Technologies is dedicated to providing the world with a full portfolio of state-of-the-art minimally invasive products with a strong focus on the well being of our patients.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

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