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.

Gore, Viabahn Endoprosthesis with heparin bioactive surface, new 7.5 cm length
Technology | Stent Grafts | March 04, 2016

March 4, 2016 — W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced the availability of a new 7.5 cm length of the Gore...

Cook Medical Zenith Alpha Thoracic Endovascular Graft, first U.S. patient, Cleveland Clinic
News | Stent Grafts | January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 — In November, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Cook Medical’s Zenith...

Cook Medical, FDA approval, Zenith Alpha Thoracic Endovascular Graft

Zenith Alpha Thoracic Endovascular Graft image courtesy of Cook Medical

News | Stent Grafts | September 18, 2015

September 18, 2015 —Cook Medical has received premarket approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Stent graft, computational fluid dynamics, CFD, stent engineering

In this vector velocity model, brighter colors indicate blood flow acceleration as it passes through a bifurcation. Computation fluid dynamic modeling provides insight on blood flow through and near the walls of the stent graft. Image courtesy of Sanford Health

News | Cath Lab | August 27, 2015

August 27, 2015 — The use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling has been used for years to better engineer...

Lombard Medical, acquires, Altura Medical, AAA, endovascular aneurysm repair, EVAR, endovascular stent graft
News | Stent Grafts | August 19, 2015

August 19, 2015 — Lombard Medical Inc. a medical device company focused on...

Medtronic, Endurant Evo AAA, stent graft system, first European cases
News | Stent Grafts | August 13, 2015

August 13, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced that the first two European patient cases with the Endurant Evo AAA...

Aptus Endosystems, Medtronic, acquisition, Heli-FX, Thoracic EndoAnchor, EVAR

Heli-FX image courtesy of Aptus Endosystems

News | Endovascular Aortic Repair | July 02, 2015

July 2, 2015 - Medtronic plc announced it has acquired the assets of Aptus Endosystems Inc., a privately held ...

Children's Hospital of Michigan, Ariana Smith, aortic aneurysm, 3-D printing
Feature | April 02, 2015

April 2, 2015 — Seventeen-year-old Ariana Smith recently became the first patient at the Children's Hospital of...

St. Vincent Heart Center, Nellix EVAS, Indiana, aneurysm repair, stent graft

Image courtesy of Endologix Inc.

News | March 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 — St.Vincent Heart Center is first in Indiana and second in the nation to participate in a clinical...

Gore Medical, Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis, CE Mark, stent grafts
News | January 09, 2015

January 9, 2015 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced that the Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis has received CE...

Vital Images Inc., AAA, fenestrated stents, endovascular stent planning, Vitrea

Image courtesy of Vital Images Inc.

Technology | December 23, 2014

December 23, 2014 — Vital Images Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

Endurant IIs, stent graft system, abdominal aortic aneurysm, AAA

Photo courtesy of Medtronic Inc.

Technology | December 10, 2014

December 10, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. announced the launch in Europe and the United States of the Endurant IIs AAA...

Aortic Aneurysm, stent graft, Gore Excluder
News | November 18, 2014

November 18, 2014 — Pierre Galvagni Silveira, M.D., Ph.D., from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in...

News | November 17, 2014

November 17, 2014 — VIVA Physicians, a not-for-profit organization in the field of vascular medicine and...

News | October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 — Lombard Medical Inc., a medical device company focused on endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of...

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