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.

Technology | June 08, 2010
June 8, 2010 – A 45 mm diameter stent graft to treat thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA) has been cleared by the U.S....
News | May 04, 2010
April 27, 2010 — While repair of large abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA's) is well accepted, randomized clinical trials...
News | April 09, 2010
April 9, 2010 – The first patients have been enrolled in the INNOVATION trial, which will assess the safety of a new...
Feature | March 26, 2010
March 26, 2010 – When actor John Ritter died suddenly in 2003 from a tear in his thoracic aorta, the tragedy brought...

FLAIR endovascular stent graft

News | February 11, 2010
February 11, 2010 — The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published results showing the Bard FLAIR Endovascular...
News | January 28, 2010
January 28, 2010 – Minimally invasively emergency repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) using stent...
Technology | December 21, 2009
December 21, 2009 – The recently introduced GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft has integrated rings that reduce the cross-...

Frank Veith, M.D.

News | November 23, 2009
November 21, 2009 – Endovascular repair of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (EVAR) is superior to open repair,...
Technology | November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009 – A new service for endovascular specialists who treat aortic aneurysms converts 2D computed...
Technology | November 20, 2009
November 18, 2009 – As part of a new partnership deal with QXMédical LLC, W. L. Gore & Associates will distribute...
News | November 04, 2009
November 4, 2009 – Canadian physicians can now treat patients suffering from life-threatening aneurysms in one of the...
News | October 21, 2009
October 21, 2009 – W. L. Gore and Associates today announced the first human implants of the next generation...

The Valiant Stent Graft

News | October 12, 2009
October 12, 2009 – Medtronic Inc. recent received CE mark and began its international launch of the Captivia Delivery...
News | October 09, 2009
October 9, 2009 – Cook Inc. has filed a lawsuit with the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, against...
News | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 – The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit last week affirmed the previous...