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.

News | January 17, 2012
January 17, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approved usage for an endovascular graft...
News | December 22, 2011
December 22, 2011 — TriVascular Inc. announced the first Canadian patients treated with its Ovation Abdominal Stent...
Technology | December 14, 2011
December 14, 2011 — Aptus Endosystems Inc. announced it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Technology | December 06, 2011
December 6, 2011 — W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
News | November 23, 2011
November 23, 2011 – Vascular occlusions are blocked blood vessels caused by a blood clot in an artery. Blocks in the...
Technology | November 23, 2011
November 23, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed marketing of the first system that can repair a...
News | November 22, 2011
November 22, 2011 — The thoracic aorta can pose major problems for endovascular repair when there are tortuous segments...
News | November 22, 2011
November 22, 2011 — The question remains whether patency rates for heparin-bonded polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) grafts...
Technology | November 18, 2011
November 18, 2011 – W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and...
Technology | November 04, 2011
November 4, 2011 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a stent graft system for patients with...
News | August 31, 2011
August 31, 2011 — Medtronic Inc. announced the start of its United States post-approval study of the Endurant AAA stent...
News | August 19, 2011
August 19, 2011 - Endologix Inc. said a ruling this week will likely aid its defense in a stent graft patent litigation...
News | August 12, 2011
August 12, 2011 — Endologix Inc. announced that the first American commercial implant of the company's AFX Endovascular...
Technology | June 17, 2011
June 17, 2011 — Endologix Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for AFX Endovascular AAA...
Technology | May 24, 2011
May 24, 2011 — Aptus Endosystems Inc., a medical device company developing advanced technology for endovascular...