Vascular Stents Testing

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With heart disease being the leading cause of death among adults in the United States, vascular stents are a critical medical device in ensuring patients live longer and healthier lives. There are a variety of stents that range in both size and strength for various applications. Since this is such an important device, it is critical that it is tested prior to use. Some common test applications for Stents include:

  • ASTM F3067 – Radial Compression Test
  • ASTM F2516 – Standard Test Method for Tension Testing of Nickel-Titanium Superelastic Materials
  • ASTM F2079 – Standard Test Method for Measuring Intrinsic Elastic Recoil of Balloon-Expandable Stents
  • ASTM F2477 – Standard Test Methods for in vitro Pulsatile Durability Testing of Vascular Stents
  • ASTM F2606 – Standard Guide for Three-Point Bending of Balloon Expandable Vascular Stents and Stent Systems
  • ISO 25539-2 – Cardiovascular Implants — Endovascular Devices — Part 1: Vascular Stents Fatigue Strength Under Compression and Torsion Load
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