Stent Grafts

Stent grafts are used in transcatheter endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) procedures to seal aortic aneurysms. The grafts usually consist of a self-expanding stent frame that is covered with material to seal the vessel walls and prevent blood leaks feeding the aneurysm.

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 of...
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 endovascular stent grafts used to treat aortic aneurysms....
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 (...
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 and...
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 trials...
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...
News | Stent Grafts | December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016 — Lombard Medical Inc. announced that its Altura endovascular stent graft system was featured in a...
aorfix, lombard medical, EVAR,
News | September 06, 2016 | Dave Fornell
September 5, 2016 — Lombard Medical Inc., a company focused on endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic...
Gore, DrySeal Flex Introducer Sheath, endovascular repair, EVAR
Technology | Vascular Access | August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) announced the commercial availability of the Gore DrySeal...
News | Stent Grafts | August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016 — Endologix Inc. announced the first two patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) have been...