Device made of stiff wire mesh to treat vascular stenosis (narrowing). Mechanically designed to hold its shape after expansion within the body.

Vascular stenosis is a narrowing of the blood vessels usually caused by a build-up of plaque, a condition called atherosclerosis. One method used to treat vascular stenosis is balloon angioplasty. In this procedure, a catheter is

Sign in to view

Please sign in or register for an account to be able to access this piece of content.

Sign In