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May 5, 2009 - ITGI Medical Ltd. Said last week the FDA granted HUD (humanitarian use device) designation to Over and Under and Aneugraft pericardium covered stents for treatment of perforations...

April 15, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. today announced the initiation of the global abdominal aortic aneurysm study known as ENGAGE, which will evaluate the performance of the Endurant stent graft,...

March 24, 2009 - W. L. Gore & Associates today said it received FDA approval to market a 31 mm diameter version of the GORE EXCLUDER AAA Endoprosthesis.

March 20, 2009 - Endologix Inc. yesterday announced the first presentation of initial outcomes with up to two-year patient follow-up from its Powerlink Suprarenal Proximal Extension trial; the...

Endovascular repair for aortic aneurysms has gained popularity in the past five to six years as physicians has learned how to use and became more comfortable with the new generations of stent...

March 10, 2009 - Endologix Inc. today said the FDA approved the IntuiTrak Express Delivery System for the Powerlink XL stent graft.

The maker said the IntuiTrak Express enables delivery of...

February 27, 2009 - Elective repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) is on the rise, yet total AAA-related deaths continue to decline since the introduction of endovascular repair (EVAR),...

February 12, 2009 - Endologix Inc. yesterday said a live-case demonstration of its new IntuiTrak Delivery System was featured at the International Congress XXII Endovascular Interventions...

February 10, 2009 - W. L. Gore and Associates today said at the annual International Congress of Endovascular Interventions XXII, it received FDA approval to market a modified version of the GORE...

January 27, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. today reported the first enrollment in VITALITY, the company’s post-market clinical study of its Talent Abdominal Stent Graft for the endovascular repair of...

November 25, 2008 - Minimally invasive endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) has been praised by many vascular surgeons and patients due to its benefits, but a five-year study in...

November 24, 2008 - Endologix Inc. today said results from its Powerlink XL system for the minimally invasive treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) prospective, multi-center clinical trial...

October 30, 2008 - C. R. Bard Inc. today received approval from the FDA to market the Flair Endovascular Stent Graft with an optimized delivery system.

October 27, 2008 – Last week the FDA approved the Endologix Inc. IntuiTrak Delivery System used for the minimally invasive deployment of the Powerlink stent graft, which is indicated for the...

September 30, 2008 - Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) yields better results than open surgical repair (OSR) in high-risk patients with similar costs, according to a one-year trial study, which...

July 3, 2008 - A multicenter trial with up to five years of follow-up continues to support the mid- and long-term durability and safety of the Zenith endovascular graft used for aneurysm repair....

July 1, 2008 - The impact of surgeons' annual aortic volume and other prognostic indicators have been revealed in early outcomes of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA) repair in a recent...

June 3, 2008 - The CE certified Over and Under Pericardium Covered Stent (PCS) commercial implantation and first implantation in the U.K. was performed at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital,...

June 2, 2008 - Beta-blocker usage for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair reduced in-hospital mortality by 51 percent compared to control hospitals over the same time period, according...

May 29, 2008 - A study of all U.S. Medicare hospital patients who had abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair between 2001 and 2003 shows that high volume hospitals that used endovascular, rather...

May 27, 2008 - Cook Medical (Cook) has received approval from the FDA for its Zenith TX2 Thoracic TAA Endovascular Graft, marking the expansion of Cook Medical’s portfolio of devices to treat...

April 30, 2008 - A new study indicates that use of the minimally invasive W.L. GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis to treat descending thoracic aneurysms appears to be superior to open surgical...

April 17, 2008 - Medtronic Inc. received clearance from the FDA for use of the Talent Abdominal Stent Graft on the CoilTrac Delivery System, a medical device that expands patient access to a...

April 14, 2008 - Contrast-enhanced MR imaging is significantly superior to 16 slice multidetector CT in the detection of endoleaks after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurisms (EVAR),...

January 28, 2008 - A new multi-center, international clinical trial that compares the safety and effectiveness of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to open surgery for descending...

November 28, 2007 - Recent statistical updates are published in the December 2007 issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery that compare carotid endarterectomy (CEA), lower extremity bypass (LEB)...

October 1, 2007 - Cardiatis SA announced today that physicians performed the first reportedly successful treatment of a popliteal aneurysm patient with the Cardiatis FluidSmart 3D Multilayer...

August 20, 2007 - Cardiatis, SA announced that it has completed recruitment of patients into its first European clinical trial of its 3D Multilayer Braided Stent for repairing aneurysms.

May 29, 2007 — The FDA has cleared the CORDIS ENTERPRISE Vascular Reconstruction Device and Delivery System under the Humanitarian Device Exemption — it is used with embolic coils for the...

April 16, 2007 - Endologix, Inc. has announced the first three successful implantations of the Powerlink endoluminal stent graft (ELG) incorporating the Visiflex SurePass Delivery System.

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Jan. 31, 2007 — Researchers said this week that they have found an implantable wireless sensor that monitors blood pressure in an aneurysm sac to be safe and useful in guiding endovascular repair...