Tag: Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Simulation training decreases mortality from ruptured aortic aneurysm

New research from Finland found dramatic decreases in mortality from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms following a series of simulated staff training sessions on how...

Endoanchors add to therapy options for AAA

Using EndoAnchors to fix and seal endovascular aortic grafts is safe and effective for short-neck abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients, two-year data from the...

Draft NICE aortic guidelines cause endovascular controversy

For the vascular community in the UK, discourse on guidelines in 2018 increasingly came to focus on the proposed guidelines document from the National...

Sac growth model could enable simple, safe and patient-friendly surveillance after...

At the Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 24–27 April, London, UK) delegates heard compelling research-in-progress from a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, statisticians and health economists...

Preclinical diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysm

The prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients over 55 vary between 4% and 7.2%, depending on age, gender and geographic location. The innovative...

Endologix provides physicians with updated AFX information

Endologix has issued a letter to physicians with updated information about the AFX endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm system. The voluntary letter, issued after discussions with...

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...

Study shows fewer aortic aneurysm repairs and higher death rate in...

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown that surgeons in England operate significantly less often on aortic aneurysms...
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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...

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...