endovascular graft


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endovascular graft

A graft implanted within an existing blood vessel.
See also: graft
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- In November, following the Food and Drug Administration approval of US-based medical device maker Cook Medical's Zenith Alpha Thoracic Endovascular Graft, the first patient was treated with the device in the US, the company said.
Cook Medical's Zenith FLEX AAA endovascular graft is the company's latest addition to the world of customized medical devices, and it is tailor-fitted to patients directly from CT scan images taken by doctors.
Modular devices such as the Cook Zenith Flex AAA Endovascular graft (Cook Inc., Bloomington, IN) are 3-part bifurcated endografts designed for extreme tortuosity and for patients with small-caliber iliac arteries.
The paper, which analyzed the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture after insertion of the AneuRx endovascular graft in comparison with the mortality of similar patients undergoing open repair, had been cleared by FDA reviewers.
The study was prompted by reports of patients continuing to die from aneurysm rupture in spite of the endovascular graft. We found that the risk of rupture after the endovascular graft appeared to increase with the passage of time, and after 3 years surpassed the mortality from the open operation.
Considering the good proximal sealing of the endovascular graft, proximal control of the hemostasis was achieved placing the aortic clamp in the soft part of the main body, below the two polymer rings.
7 Endovascular Graft fixation infrarenal aneurysms with a winding neck;
M2 PHARMA-September 18, 2015-Cook Medical Receives FDA Approval for the Zenith Alpha Thoracic Endovascular Graft
Zenith Spiral-Z was launched in Europe following CE Mark approval in April 2011, as part of Cook Medical's Zenith Flex AAA Endovascular Graft product line.