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Stents, Vascular, Carotid

Definition : Vascular stents designed for deployment into the carotid arteries to provide support and/or to maintain patency within the artery. These stents typically consist of a metallic, very flexible meshlike tube either of uniform section or tapered. Carotid vascular stents are designed to form a scaffold that holds the arteries open, preventing restenosis caused by vessel recoil and/or remodeling.

Entry Terms : "Carotid Artery Stents" , "Stents, Carotid Artery" , "Carotid Stents" , "Neurovascular Stents"

UMDC code : 20426

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Artegraft Inc

Company Type: Parent

Artegraft, Inc. was incorporated in January, 1993, upon the divestiture of the bovine vascular graft business from Johnson & Johnson. Artegraft was the first vascular graft approved by the FDA (1970) and has been in continuous clinical use for over 40 years.

Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

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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