Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as stenton.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. An opening in a wall in a coal mine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun UK, dialect An opening in a wall in a coal mine.
  • noun medicine The surgical act of placing a stent, or supporting tube, into an artery, esophagus, or other passage or conduit in the body.
  • verb Present participle of stent.

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Examples

  • HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG), South Asia's largest cancer care network, today unveiled the PET Myocardial Blood Flow (MBF) System that offers clinicians a non-invasive method to determine true myocardial blood flow and accurately assess the need for revascularization procedures such as stenting and bypass surgery.

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  • But U-M physicians go a step further by critically evaluating other costly pre-operative practices -- stress testing and coronary revascularizations such as stenting and bypass surgery for patients with stable heart disease.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • But U-M physicians go a step further by critically evaluating other costly pre-operative practices -- stress testing and coronary revascularizations such as stenting and bypass surgery for patients with stable heart disease.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • PR. com) -- HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG), South Asia's largest cancer care network, today unveiled the PET Myocardial Blood Flow (MBF) System that offers clinicians a non-invasive method to determine true myocardial blood flow and accurately assess the need for revascularization procedures such as stenting and bypass surgery.

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  • The system used in the trial -- the Gateway-Wingspan intracranial angioplasty and stenting system, made by Stryker Corp. -- is the only system approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA for certain high-risk stroke patients.

    Study: 'Brain stents' for stroke patients do more harm than good

  • The researchers anticipated that stenting would reduce the risk of recurrent stroke or death by 35 percent over two years.

    Study: 'Brain stents' for stroke patients do more harm than good

  • But for those with a strong preference for a less invasive procedure, stenting is a reasonable alternative.

    New guidelines caution against overuse of stroke screening

  • "We hypothesized that stenting would be more effective than medical therapy and found exactly the opposite," said lead researcher Dr. Marc I.

    Study: 'Brain stents' for stroke patients do more harm than good

  • Both carotid stenting, in which a balloon catheter is inserted to open the blood vessel, and carotid endarterectomy, in which plaque build-up is surgically removed, are reasonable, safe, and effective ways to treat blocked neck arteries, according to the guidelines.

    New guidelines caution against overuse of stroke screening

  • "The story isn't entirely that stenting is bad," said Colin Derdeyn, an interventional neuroradiologist at Washington University, St. Louis, and a co-author of the study.

    Drug Regimen Outdoes Stents in Stroke Study

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