SEMS

(redirected from Self-expandable metallic stent)
Also found in: Wikipedia.
Category filter:
AcronymDefinition
SEMSSun, Earth, Moon System
SEMSSelf-Expandable Metallic Stent
SEMSStandardized Emergency Management System
SEMSStandard Embarkation Management System (US DoD)
SEMSSteel Enterprise Management System (Steelman)
SEMSScrew and Washer Assemblies
SEMSStudent Emergency Medical Services (various universities)
SEMSSupport Enforcement Management System (Washington State child support enforcement system)
SEMSSoftware Engineering Management System
SEMSSpace Environment Monitor System
SEMSSafety & Environmental Management System
SEMSSemicarbazide
SEMSSecurity Event Management System
SEMSSystem Engineering Master Schedule
SEMSSupport Equipment Management System
SEMSStud Elongation Measurement System
SEMSStandard machine screw with lock washer
SEMSStandard Embarkation Data System
SEMSShared Extended Memory Segment
SEMSShip/Submarine Environment & Missile Simulation (Tomahawk missile simulation used by the US Navy)
SEMSScott Emergency Management System
SEMSSpecial Education Master of Science
Copyright 1988-2018 AcronymFinder.com, All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The aim of the present study was to share with the readers our experience of using self-expandable metallic stents (SEMSs) for the treatment of complications involving the upper gastrointestinal tract, such as fistula and stricture.
Safety and benefits of self-expandable metallic stents with chemotherapy for malignant gastric outlet obstruction.
Koike, "Biliary self-expandable metallic stent for unresectable malignant distal biliary obstruction: which is better: covered or uncovered?," Digestive Endoscopy, vol.
Self-expandable metallic stent (SEMS) placement is imperative in the amelioration of dysphagia by luminization, thereby enhancing the quality of life in patients with esophageal malignancy.
Abbreviations SEMS: Self-expandable metallic stent RT: Radiotherapy Z stent: Gianturco Z-stent UF stent: Ultraflex stent NS stent: Niti-S stent NSu stent: Niti-S ultrathin stent CRT: Chemoradiotherapy.
Variations of the technique include the use of a single plastic stent (SPS), multiple plastic stents (MPS), or one self-expandable metallic stent (SEMS).
Moon et al., "Uncovered self-expandable metallic stent placement as a first-line palliative therapy in unresectable malignant duodenal obstruction," Journal of Digestive Diseases, vol.
The stents segment is likely to account for leading share of the global endoscopic stricture management device market during the forecast period, owing to wide adoption of stents, especially self-expandable metallic stents, in gastroenterology.
France et al., "Use of self-expandable metallic stents in benign GI diseases," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol.
Lee et al., "Endoscopic ultrasound-guided choledochoduodenostomies with fully covered self-expandable metallic stents," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.