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DES

Abbreviation for "Delivered Ex Ship."

Delivered Ex Ship

In international commerce, an agreement between a buyer and a seller in which the seller must bear all costs and risks of transporting a good until it has arrived at a port and has been made available for the buyer or his/her agent to retrieve it. That is, the seller has total responsibility while the good is being shipped overseas. The seller must pay the shipping company and purchase insurance for the good. See also: Incoterm.
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What's more, radiation sometimes contributes to a blockage by exacerbating vessel damage at the edges of the stent, Stone says.
The third type of stent was a self-retaining H-shaped silicone tube, which was used for procedures that involved a type III revision (figure 3).
stated that, "These results have also led us to conclude that the CYPHER([R]) Stent is clinically superior to bare-metal stents and the Taxus Stent when the safety and effectiveness outcomes in this analysis are taken into account.
A direct comparison of stenting and plaque-removing surgery, called endarterectomy, now finds that the two approaches benefit patients about equally, with a slight edge going to stents, scientists report in the Oct.
Together this partnership will accelerate the commercialization of MIVT technologies that could successfully address the well publicized issues facing the current drug eluting stent manufacturers.
In the 1980s, scientists devised mesh cylinders called stents that prop open the arteries after the balloon is withdrawn.
Unlike other stents and techniques used to treat bifurcation lesions, Tryton's stent is easy-to-deliver as it uses standard equipment and techniques compatible with 5 and 6 French guiding catheters.
Angioplasty and a stent provided the less expensive approach but were more likely than bypass surgery to eventually lead to additional angioplasty or a follow-up round of bypass surgery, says study leader Patrick W.
Dake reported that the Zilver Drug eluting stent showed an equal MAE rate to conventional angioplasty for treating SFA lesions.
After 1 year, only 8 patients given abciximab with a stent had died, compared with 19 of those given a stent without the drug and 17 who received angioplasty and abciximab.
The Company's novel polymer-free drug-eluting technologies based on Hydroxyapatite could also provide an attractive alternative to current polymer-based drug-eluting coatings on the stent market, which have been associated with undesirable medical effects.
The Endeavor drug-eluting stent system is an investigational device and not yet approved in the United States.