Endovascular Aortic Repair

Endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) in a transcatheter method to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and thoracic endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (TEVAR). The procedure usually involves placement of self-expanding,covered stent grafts to close off the aneurysm and prevent further aortic leaks. This can be used instead of open vascular surgery. EVAR today accounts for the majority of aortic aneurysm repairs compared to surgery.

PQ Bypass Effective in Treating Extremely Long SFA Lesions at 12 Months
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 02, 2018

July 2, 2018 — The PQ Bypass Detour System showed promising 12-month durability for patients with extremely long...

FDA Committee Votes in Favor of Incraft AAA Stent Graft System
News | Stent Grafts | June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 — Cardinal Health announced that its Incraft Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)...

Endologix Completes Patient Enrollment in the ELEVATE IDE Clinical Study
News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies | February 06, 2018

February 6, 2018 – Endologix, a developer and marketer of treatments for aortic disorders, announced the completion...

The Gore TAG stent graft used in TEVAR aortic repair procedures for aneurysms.

The Gore TAG stent graft used for endovascular aortic aneurysm repair procedures.

Feature | Endovascular Aortic Repair | February 05, 2018 | Andrei Churyla, M.D., S. Chris Malaisrie, M.D.

Here are several considerations for physicians when choosing...

First Patient Enrolled in Gore Excluder Investigational Study
News | Stent Grafts | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced the first implant of the Gore Excluder Conformable AAA...

Endologix Receives IDE Approval for EVAS2 Confirmatory Clinical Study
News | Endovascular Aortic Repair | October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 — Endologix Inc. received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and...

FDA Concerned About Increase in stent graft Endovascular Type III Leaks
News | Stent Grafts | October 09, 2017

October 9, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is evaluating recent information regarding Type IIIa...

Peter Schneider, M.D. presents late breaking clinical trial results at VIVA 17 in Las Vegas. Panelists (l to r) Krishna Rocha-Singh, M.D., Sean Lyden, M.D., John Kaufman, M.D., Donna Buckley, M.D.

Peter Schneider, M.D. presents late breaking clinical trial results at VIVA 17 in Las Vegas. Panelists (l to r) Krishna Rocha-Singh, M.D., Sean Lyden, M.D., John Kaufman, M.D., Donna Buckley, M.D.

Feature | Cath Lab | September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 — Here are quick summaries for all the key late-breaking vascular and endovascular clinical...

Gore Announces First-in-Human Use of Gore TAG Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft
News | Stent Grafts | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced the first patient implant of the Gore TAG Conformable...

New Paper Highlights Success of Advanced Treatments in Complex Aortic Aneurysm Repair
News | Endovascular Aortic Repair | May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 — Significant success has been achieved in treating complex proximal aneurysms using a combination of...

News | Stent Grafts | April 06, 2017

April 6, 2017 — Endologix Inc. announced that the first patients were treated in the Expanding Patient Applicability...

Gore, Viabahn VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis, stent graft, iliac artery, FDA approval
Technology | Stent Grafts | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that the Gore Viabahn VBX Balloon Expandable...

Lombard Medical, Aorfix endovascular stent graft, Japanese regulatory approval, IntellFlex LP Delivery System
News | Stent Grafts | January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017 — Lombard Medical Inc. recently announced approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and...

stent grafts, fluid flow model, clotting risk, Journal of Vascular Surgery

An anterior view is shown of the geometries of each of the graft configurations: (A) fenestrated, (B) antegrade branched, (C) retrograde branched, and (D) manifold stent graft. Image courtesy of Taylor Suess, et al.

News | Stent Grafts | January 05, 2017

January 5, 2017 — Whether patients with mechanical heart valves and stents must take blood thinners depends on how...

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