|1.||Song, Ho-Young: 20 articles (11/2014 - 03/2002)|
|2.||Shin, Ji Hoon: 11 articles (09/2010 - 12/2003)|
|3.||Zeller, Thomas: 7 articles (10/2015 - 12/2006)|
|4.||Jaff, Michael R: 7 articles (04/2014 - 12/2006)|
|5.||Lammer, Johannes: 7 articles (06/2013 - 05/2002)|
|6.||Kim, Jin Hyoung: 7 articles (03/2013 - 09/2004)|
|7.||Scheinert, Dierk: 6 articles (04/2014 - 12/2006)|
|8.||Levi, Daniel S: 5 articles (12/2014 - 11/2005)|
|9.||Park, Jung-Hoon: 5 articles (11/2014 - 10/2011)|
|10.||Iida, Osamu: 5 articles (04/2014 - 07/2006)|
|1.||Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
04/01/2011 - "This new partially covered nitinol SEMS is easily inserted, and safe and effective in the palliation of biliary obstruction secondary to malignant bile duct strictures."
10/01/2014 - "The aim of this study was to assess the success of stricture cannulation using a combination of a flexible guidewire and a stable nitinol wire vs. a novel, single, stiff-shaft, flexible-tip guidewire. "
12/01/2010 - "The hemocompatibility of expanded polytetrafluorethylene (ePTFE), untreated thin film nitinol (UTFN), and a surface treated superhydrophilic thin film nitinol (STFN) was compared using an in vitro circulation model with whole blood under flow conditions simulating a moderate arterial stenosis. "
03/01/2006 - "Ultraflex nitinol SEMS were placed under endoscopic guidance in patients with malignant esophageal strictures. "
05/01/1999 - "A total of 14 ureteral strictures (5 malignant, 9 non-malignant) in 13 patients were treated by the implantation of a Nitinol endoprosthesis. "
|2.||Peripheral Arterial Disease
04/01/2008 - "Nitinol self-expanding stents are effective in treating peripheral artery disease, including the superficial femoral, carotid, and renal arteries. "
12/01/2013 - "The outcome of the SUMMIT registry demonstrates that the EPIC self-expanding nitinol vascular stent is a safe and effective device for treating peripheral artery disease in the femoropopliteal segment."
10/09/2012 - "The purpose of this study is to compare post-dilation strategies of nitinol self-expanding stents implanted in the superficial femoral artery of diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease. "
09/01/2007 - "The Zilver-PTX is a prospective multicenter randomized trial of bare metal versus drug-eluting nitinol stents for superficial femoral artery peripheral arterial disease. "
05/01/2007 - "Performance goals and endpoint assessments for clinical trials of femoropopliteal bare nitinol stents in patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease."
01/01/2015 - "We retrospectively quantified the individual and group migrations of SuperLock nitinol coil fiducials for 15 patients receiving lung stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), in order to evaluate the reliability of using these fiducials as a target surrogate for cases where tumors cannot be clearly delineated on cone beam CTs (CBCTs). "
07/01/2013 - "The flexibility afforded by the nitinol urological stone basket was useful in the endoscopic removal of a free-floating intraventricular tumor. "
01/01/1990 - "[Recanalization of the esophagus and rectum in cancer using a nitinol device]."
06/01/2001 - "A previous study we conducted evaluated the thermal effects of microwave irradiation when attempting recanalization of a nitinol stent occluded by tumor ingrowth. "
04/22/2015 - "It is of great importance to develop nitinol stents with selective tumor cell inhibition effects. "
|4.||Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath)
08/01/1997 - "Severe dyspnea markedly improved after placement of two nitinol stents. "
12/01/2003 - "Use of a covered retrievable expandable nitinol stent is a safe and effective method for relieving dyspnea. "
10/01/2000 - "In this study of the Ultraflex nitinol stent, we have demonstrated that patients were relieved from dyspnea, which contributed to improved quality of life, with minimal complications. "
12/01/1996 - "Dyspnea, dysphagia and stridor were markedly improved after placement of two nitinol stents. "
02/01/2010 - "Use of a barbed silicone-covered retrievable expandable nitinol stent relieves dyspnea and facilitates fistula closure in patients with benign or malignant tracheal strictures or fistulas. "
02/01/2011 - "Endovascular nitinol stenting for long occlusive disease of the superficial femoral artery in critical limb ischemia: a single-center, mid-term result."
03/01/2004 - "The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of self-expanding SMART nitinol stents in patients with chronic limb ischemia (CLI) demonstrating Type B or C TransAtlantic Inter-Society Consensus (TASC) lesions in the femoropopliteal (FP) arterial segment. "
01/01/2009 - "We investigated the efficacy of Xpert (Abbott Vascular, Abbott Park, IL) nitinol stents for the treatment of infrapopliteal lesions in patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI). "
08/01/2007 - "We investigated the efficacy of Xpert (Abbott Vascular Devices) nitinol stents for the treatment of infrapopliteal lesions in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). "
08/01/2013 - "Single center observational study analyzing the primary patency rate and freedom from target lesions revascularization rate of the Pulsar-18 nitinol stent after recanalization of long superficial femoral artery (SFA) occlusions (TASC D) in 22 patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). "
|3.||Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
|4.||Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)
|5.||Surgical Instruments (Clip)