- A thread, rod, or catheter, lying within the lumen of a tubular structure, used to provide support during or after repair or anastomosis, or to ensure patency of an intact but contracted lumen.
- The process of placing a stent.
- Device used to maintain a bodily orifice or cavity during skin grafting.
- To immobilize a skin graft after placement.
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