Tag: AAA

INCRAFT AAA Stent Graft System receives FDA approval

Cordis has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its INCRAFT AAA Stent Graft System for use in complex access...

Outcomes of the ANCHOR registry show consistent outcomes for endoanchors at...

Real-world outcomes in patients from the ANCHOR registry at three years show safe and effective performance of the Heli-FX EndoAnchor system (Medtronic) in complex...

Open vs. endovascular aneurysm repair in the 60-year-old man against the...

 “The best treatment for a 60-year-old man with an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm that is above the threshold for intervention is arguably surgery based...

First patient in Europe receives implant of Gore Excluder Conformable AAA...

  Gore has announced the first European patient implant of the Gore Excluder Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis with Active Control System. This next-generation endovascular aneurysm repair...

NICE draft guideline casts shadow over EVAR for unruptured aneurysms

The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued draft guidance on abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) diagnosis and management. The most...

FDA advisory committee votes in favour of INCRAFT for treatment of...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee has provided a favourable recommendation on the...

Data support targeted screening of first-degree relatives of aneurysm patients as...

A new study suggests that the familial risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm is much higher than previously thought and this excess risk is highest...
endologix

Endologix CEO John McDermott steps down

Endologix, a California-based developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, has announced that John McDermott is stepping down as the company’s Chief...

Patient enrolment completed in Endologix’ ELEVATE IDE trial

Endologix, a developer and marketer of treatments for aortic disorders, has announced the completion of enrollment in the ELEVATE (Expanding Patient Applicability with Polymer Sealing...

ENCHANT will evaluate ChEVAR technique with Endurant II/IIs stent graft system

The post-market, non-interventional, multicentre, non-randomised, single-arm study will enroll approximately 150 patients across 25 sites in Europe and Russia, and will evaluate the safety...

F/BEVAR not cost-effective at two years vs. open repair

Fenestrated or branched endovascular aneurysm repair (F/BEVAR) for thoracoabdominal or complex aortic aneurysm patients “is not cost-effective at two years” compared with open repair,...

First patient enrolled in investigational study of the Gore Excluder Conformable...

  Gore has announced the first implant of the Gore Excluder Conformable abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) endoprosthesis in the USA. The procedure took place on...
Lombard Intelliflex

Lombard’s Aorfix IntelliFlex LP delivery system launched in Japan

Lombard Medical has announced the full commercial launch in Japan of its new low-profile IntelliFlex LP delivery system for the Aorfix abdominal aortic aneuryism...

Endologix announces positive clinical results from the LEOPARD clinical study

Endologix has announced positive interim results from the LEOPARD (Looking at EVAR outcomes by primary analysis of randomised data) clinical study. LEOPARD is the...

Lombard issues recall of Altura devices with problem in delivery system

On 30 June 2017, Lombard Medical notified the UK Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) about problems with the Altura stent graft device....

Competence in EVAR techniques

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is a highly specialised and potentially complicated procedure requiring knowledge and skills from several cognitive domains. Indeed, EVAR involves several intricate procedural...

Personalising AAA Care With Polymer Sealing (OUS only)

In this supplement: -The clinical and biological advantages of active sac management with EVAS -10 things to know about Ovation -Ovation: Finally an endograft...

Screening women for abdominal aortic aneurysm would yield little benefit and...

First-time data presentation from the SWAN (Screening Women for Abdominal aNeurysms) project was heard at the 2017 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 25–28 April, London, UK). The...

Endologix announces enrolment of first patients in ELEVATE IDE clinical study

Endologix has announced today that the first patients were treated in the ELEVATE (Expanding patient applicability with polymer sealing Ovation Alto stent graft) investigational...

Mounting evidence supports increasing use of parallel graft endovascular techniques for...

In a 15-year evolution, parallel graft techniques have emerged as part of the effort to rescue or preserve excluded aortic branches in the context...

Global variations in abdominal aortic aneurysm care revealed

Despite homogenous professional society recommendations, significant global variation still exists in the management of abdominal aortic aneurysms, a US study published in Circulation has...

Medtronic Endurant II/IIs granted CE mark for ChEVAR parallel graft technique

Medtronic has received CE mark for its Endurant II/IIs stent graft system to treat abdominal aortic aneurysm patients using a ChEVAR procedure—a parallel graft...

Endologix’ EVAS FORWARD Global Registry finds positive Nellix outcomes at two...

Data from Endologix' Global Registry have found 98% freedom from persistent endoleaks with its Nellix system at two-year follow-up, among other positive results. The...

Enhanced outcomes found for Medtronic Heli-FX EndoAnchor patients with complex aortic...

Medtronic has announced data demonstrating that the company's Heli-FX EndoAnchor system enhances outcomes and durability in patients with complex aortic abdominal aneurysm (AAA) anatomy,...

Covered bridging stents in endovascular aneurysm repair

Over the past two decades, endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (EVAR) has gained popularity. However, specified anatomic characteristics are required to achieve durable...

Zenith endograft produces durable repair while long-term survival rates “remain poor”

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) using the Zenith endograft (Cook Medical) represents durable repair with a low risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm-related death at 14...

First patients treated with Endologix’s Ovation Alto abdominal stent graft system

The first two patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) have been treated with Endologix’s Ovation Alto abdominal stent graft system. The patients were treated...