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Stents, Bronchial, Metallic

Definition : Small bronchial stents manufactured from metallic alloys, such as stainless steel, platinum, or nickel titanium alloys (e.g., nitinol). These devices typically consist of a metallic (e.g., meshlike wire) tube, and some include a plastic cover. Bronchial metallic stents may be either balloon expandable or self-expandable; they are typically deployed under local anesthetics using flexible bronchoscopes. These stents are permanent devices mostly used to treat stenosis caused by malignant tumors.

Entry Terms : "Metallic Stents"

UMDC code : 20432


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Cook Medical Inc

Cook Group companies have been among the leaders in developing healthcare devices that have improved lives around the world. COOK remains at the forefront of medical research and worldwide sales of products for endovascular therapy, critical care medicine, general surgery, diagnostic and interventional procedures, bioengineered tissue replacement and regeneration, gastroenterology and endoscopy procedures, urology, and obstetrics and gynecology.

Cordis Corp

Cordis Corporation is one of the most respected names in global interventional medical devices – and a company trusted by healthcare professionals for comprehensive solutions that achieve better healthcare results.Our reputation among physicians specialized in interventional procedures has been built by understanding the connections among products, services, and outcomes in cardiovascular, endovascular, and biliary duct (liver) treatments.

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