Tag: FEVAR

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,...
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Aortic neck dilation “never exceeds device diameter” during FEVAR follow-up

Following a fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (FEVAR), the infrarenal aortic neck often continues to dilate. At the 2017 VEITHsymposium, Benjamin Starnes (University of Washington,...
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Successful results for Aortica’s AortaFit FEVAR planning software

Benjamin Starnes, chief of Vascular Surgery at the University of Washington (Seattle, USA), has reported successful results for the first 30 patients undergoing fenestrated...

Mayo Clinic researchers report encouraging fenestrated and branched EVAR outcomes

Significant success has been achieved in treating complex proximal aneurysms using a combination of fenestrated and branched graft devices, based on a report of...

Midterm FEVAR physician-sponsored IDE data “excellent”

Benjamin W Starnes, chief of Vascular Surgery at the University of Washington, USA, and one of the world’s foremost authorities on the treatment of...

Automated planning software could lead to wider FEVAR adoption

While the long-term durability of fenestrated endovascular repair (FEVAR) has been established, the need for accurate procedural planning may act as a barrier to...

First simplified FEVAR procedure using AortaFit and Bolton Treo performed

Aortica Corporation has announced that Benjamin Starnes, chief of Vascular Surgery at the University of Washington, completed the first three-vessel fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair...

Mid-term Fenestrated Anaconda outcomes show good aneurysm sac regression and target...

Endovascular aneurysm repair with the Fenestrated Anaconda stent graft (Vascutek) delivers “satisfactory short-term technical and clinical success rates in patients with juxtarenal, suprarenal, and...

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...

US branch/fenestrated EVAR use soars by over 500% in a decade

New US research indicates that there was a widespread and steady decline in elective open abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs for Medicare patients from 2003...

Complex triple or quadruple FEVAR does not increase perioperative mortality or...

At the Vascular Annual Meeting (9–11 June, National Harbor, USA), data were presented suggesting that complex triple or quadruple fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (FEVAR)...

Early follow-up of FEVAR/BEVAR using supra-coeliac sealing zones and four-vessel designs...

Fenestrated and branched endovascular aneurysm repair (FEVAR/BEVAR) using supra-coeliac sealing zones and four-vessel designs is safe can be performed with “excellent” early outcomes according...