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.

Technology | November 23, 2011

November 23, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed marketing of the first system that can...

News | November 22, 2011

November 22, 2011 — The thoracic aorta can pose major problems for endovascular repair when there are tortuous...

News | November 22, 2011

November 22, 2011 — The question remains whether patency rates for heparin-bonded polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)...

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...

News | August 19, 2011

August 19, 2011 - Endologix Inc. said a ruling this week will likely aid its defense in a stent graft patent...

News | August 12, 2011

August 12, 2011 — Endologix Inc. announced that the first American commercial implant of the company's AFX...

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...

Case Study | May 11, 2011

Aortic dissection is rare, but when it occurs, a patient’s prognosis can be poor, even with timely medical...

Technology | March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011 – A vascular graft for hemodialysis access has received the CE mark. The Gore Propaten...

News | February 21, 2011

February 21, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an endoprosthesis device for use on...

News | January 24, 2011

January 24, 2011 – A new device for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD) is now available in Europe. W....

Technology | December 29, 2010

December 29, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a stent graft system for...

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