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There used to be a lot of expenditure on operations and stents.
A three-inch stent was placed in his carotid artery.
Abbas, who is a heavy smoker and overweight, was treated years ago with prostate cancer and has had a stent inserted to treat artery blockage.
Similar to a stent placed in an artery, the procedure delivers a fully collapsible replacement valve through a catheter, according to the association's website.
Boyce, 61, survived two strokes and five operations to unblock arteries around his heart, including three procedures in which doctors propped open his blood vessels with stents.
During an operation to insert a stent, Smith became paralyzed from the neck down, WNYT reported.
Imagine a stent that could be inserted into an artery, Paulino says, which self-deploys once in position.
By holding open the nasal airways like a stent, Mute helps noisy snorers and poor nasal breathers by increasing airflow in the nose.
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First Known Use: 1961See Words from the same year
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medical : a metal or plastic tube that is put in a blood vessel to keep it open
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