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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)...