For the current study, successful stent
retrieval was defined as complete removal of stent
or where the distal tip of the stent
was left in the duodenum.7 Proximal CBD migration was defined as when the lower end of the migrated stent
was present above the cystic duct in the CBD.
Dwelling time is considered a crucial factor for bacterial colonization of DJ stents
. In majority of the studies, stent
dwelling times were correlated with colonization rates (12,16).
Removal of endobronchially placed vascular self-expandable metallic stent
using flexible bronchoscopy.
One international company cannot therefore meet Pakistan's needs, as they manufacture stents
for other countries as well.
In few pt'scCP stent
was manually uncovered partially before crimping on balloon to avoid left subclavian artery obstruction.
In 2017, the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) had taken notice of the supply of substandard stents
to cardiac patients at high prices.
The CJP also called for complete records of stent
insertions, asking 'how would it be made certain that the same stent
for which the amount was collected has been inserted.'
patency time and survival time were derived by the Kaplan-Meier method and compared using the log-rank test.
No unified evaluation index estimates the flexibility of stent
graft at present.
A coronary stent
fracture is a discontinuation of any part of the stent
structure seen on angiogram .
of patients, stone characteristic like stone density (HFU), stone location, stone size, the frequency of significant painful episode after ESWL with or without DJ stent
is a small mesh tube used to treat narrow or weak arteries which carry blood away from heart to other parts of body, he informed adding that Doctors may also place stents
in weak arteries to improve blood flow and help prevent the arteries from bursting.