Recent Examples of stent from the Web
Not long before the operation, doctors had to insert a stent to keep a coronary artery open, something that normally would have put him on blood thinners for six months and precluded surgery.
The idea is an alternative to fluoroscopy guided procedures, the X-ray technology that doctors now use to place a stent graft within an artery.
Because of the accident, the main artery in her leg also partially collapsed and required a stent.
Mule said Arrington would need more surgeries, as well as a stent to repair the partial collapse of the primary artery in her legs, and would need to stay in the hospital for two weeks.
In 2016, Medicare reported that stents inserted into arteries in outpatient settings cost an average of $645 more than if done inpatient.
At age 69, Kennedy had a stent placed in one of his heart arteries, and underwent the same procedure a year later.
Emergency rescuers helicoptered Cargo to a hospital, and doctors inserted a stent into his coronary artery.
Additionally, the main artery in her legs has a partial collapse and will require a stent.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'stent.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
STENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stent for English Language Learners
medical : a metal or plastic tube that is put in a blood vessel to keep it open
medical Definition of stent
Biographical Note for stent
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up stent? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).