Percent Solid Area

The reference area is the full cylindrical side surface area for the stent expanded to the labeled diameter (∏ X outside diameter X length at labeled diameter). The solid area is estimated by CAD software. The solid area is determined on unexpanded stents and assumed not to change significantly during expansion. The percent solid area is the ratio of the solid area to the reference area and is reported as a percentage.

Service Levels

Applicable Standards

  • ISO 25539-2:2020
    Cardiovascular implants — Endovascular devices — Part 2: Vascular stents

Related Tests

OLE1406


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