Tag: "expandable" at medical news
Expandable metal stents used in digestive cancers
...sota has created a break through of sorts by using expandable
metal stents in the digestive tract of people affl... most cases of cancerous blockages, the benefit of expandable
stents outweigh their risks. Expandable metal stents have also been used to bypass blockages i...
Titanium Rib Found To Be Effective In Treating Spinal Deformities In Children
... newborn, say specialists. The titanium rib is an expandable
prosthesis that's made out of titanium, It fixates to either a rib or parts of the spine, and it's to correct chest wall deformities or a spinal deformity. The titanium rib expands the rib cage and straightens the spines of children . After the initi...
Bypass Surgery, a Better Option than Angioplasty for Severe Heart Patients
...st often the legs. Angioplasty involves snaking an expandable
balloon through a tube inserted through a blocked coronary artery and then expanding the balloon to push the blockage against the walls of the artery, thereby opening it. "It may sound very appealing to patients with severe coronary artery disease ...
Brazil Spider Offers Hope for Those Suffering from Erectile Dysfunction
...elax so that blood can rush in and fill up the now expandable
tubes. (A human penis can hold about 10 times more blood when erect compared with its non-erect state.) “All of this leads to vaso-dilation of vessels that go through the penis and also relaxation of those [cylindrical tube muscles],” Leite told L...