Coronary Stents - Coronary Stents Coronary stent is...

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Coronary Stents Coronary stent is intended to be inserted into coronary atherosclerotic arteries to maintain patency of the vessel Requirements Minimal surface area (coverage) Low crossing profile Radial Stiffness Minimal recoil (radial and axial) Axial flexibility Good fluoroscopic visibility Thrombo-resistant material/surface Mechanically durable Compatible with Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Expansion Pressure < 14bar Material: Implantable, high grade surgical steel (316 L) Stress must be below the tensile strength of 316 L material Made of non-magnetic metal so patient walk through metal detectors Lengths: 9, 12, 16,19, 26 mm Expanded diameter: 2.75-5 mm Foreshortening range 10% Manufactured from solid tube by precision laser technology No infection or pain at inserted site Biocompatible Sterile No perforation
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Not cause stent embolization No thrombosis/occlusion Ability to be crimped and attached safely on catheters with balloon
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