News | September 30, 2007

3D Multilayer Stent System Treats Popliteal Aneurysm Patient

October 1, 2007 - Cardiatis SA announced today that physicians performed the first reportedly successful treatment of a popliteal aneurysm patient with the Cardiatis FluidSmart 3D Multilayer Braided Stent, an investigational device in the European Union, which is a next generation technology for endovascular aneurysm repair.

The procedure was performed by Professor Antonios Polydorou at Agios Panteleimon General Hospital of Nikaia in Athens, Greece. The first treated patient, a 75-year old male, on December 14th 2006 underwent a minimally invasive endovascular procedure that placed a Cardiatis FluidSmart hemodynamic modulating stent to treat a 5 cm popliteal aneurysm. Post procedural angiogram showed successful deployment and reduction in flow within aneurysm.

On February 20th 2007, two months following stent implantation, angiography revealed the formation of an organized thrombus within the aneurysm with reduction in aneurysm size.

On July 10th, 2007 the seven-month follow up angiogram revealed complete exclusion of aneurysm from circulation. As of the time of writing, the aneurysm remains excluded from circulation with no recanalization and the patient has resumed full functionality.

For more information: www.cardiatis.com

Related Content

Gore Announces First-in-Human Use of Gore TAG Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft
News | Stent Grafts| July 17, 2017
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced the first patient implant of the Gore TAG Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft...
New Paper Highlights Success of Advanced Treatments in Complex Aortic Aneurysm Repair
News | Endovascular Aortic Repair| May 23, 2017
Significant success has been achieved in treating complex proximal aneurysms using a combination of fenestrated and...
News | Stent Grafts| April 06, 2017
Endologix Inc. announced that the first patients were treated in the Expanding Patient Applicability with Polymer...
Gore, Viabahn VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis, stent graft, iliac artery, FDA approval
Technology | Stent Grafts| January 31, 2017
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that the Gore Viabahn VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis (VBX Stent...
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.
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 ef
News | Stent Grafts| December 13, 2016
Lombard Medical Inc. announced that its Altura endovascular stent graft system was featured in a scientific...
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 aorti
Gore, DrySeal Flex Introducer Sheath, endovascular repair, EVAR
Technology | Vascular Access| August 30, 2016
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) announced the commercial availability of the Gore DrySeal Flex Introducer...
News | Stent Grafts| August 19, 2016
Endologix Inc. announced the first two patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) have been treated with the...
Overlay Init