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.

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News | January 03, 2014
January 3, 2014 — Endologix Inc., developer and marketer of treatments for aortic disorders, announced that it has...
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News | October 28, 2013
October 28, 2013 — Simbionix, a provider of training solutions, announced the initiation of the REHEARSAAAL study which...
Feature | September 25, 2013
September 25, 2013 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a final rule for the unique device...
Simbionix, Endovascular Basic Skills Training Module, endovascular simulator
Technology | September 18, 2013
September 18, 2013 – Simbionix USA Corp. released the Endovascular Basic Skills training module for the ANGIO Mentor...
Feature | September 13, 2013 | Dave Fornell
There is no shortage of debate among interventional cardiologists over whether vascular closure devices should be used...
Aptus Endosystems Inc. Heli-FX 28 mm wide neck abdominal aortic aneurysms
Technology | June 24, 2013
June 24, 2013 — Aptus Endosystems Inc. announced that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Feature | May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013 — Patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are more than twice as likely to survive if they...
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. FDA Approval Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis
News | April 08, 2013
April 8, 2013 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administraion (FDA) approval for the...
Cardiobridge, VAD, heart pump, hemodynamic support

The Cardiobridge 10 French circulatory support catheter pump expands in the aorta to allows a propeller to increase blood flow in hemodynamically compromised patients.

News | March 27, 2013
March 27, 2013 — The Heart Failure 2013 LA meeting will include a showcase of several startup companies offering...
News | March 25, 2013
March 25, 2013 — W. L. Gore & Associates introduced its Gore DrySeal Sheath with hydrophilic coating in Europe. The...
News | December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012 — Despite earlier signs that a less-invasive surgery is safer and better than “open” operations to...
TeraRecon iNtuition Advanced Visualization Billing Option
Technology | November 30, 2012
November 30, 2012 — TeraRecon previewed a flexible new pay-as-you-go billing option for its cloud and laptop users of...
TriVascular Inc. Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System Aneurism Repair
Technology | November 30, 2012
November 30, 2012 — TriVascular Inc. announced premarket approval (PMA) of the Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System by...
Videos | Hybrid OR | November 20, 2012
Mercy Hospital in Chicago has developed a successful hybrid cath lab program where various specialties work together...
Gore Hybrid Vascular Graft Aneurism Repair Stent Grafts
Technology | November 20, 2012
November 20, 2012 — W. L. Gore and Associates has announced the commercial availability of its new 10-cm configuration...