Tag: TEVAR

Expanding treatment possibilities in TEVAR

NOTE: This supplement is only available to read in selected countries and geographies In this supplement, sponsored by Medtronic: Fabio Verzini discusses his clinical experience...

“No evidence” to suggest spinal cord injury is decreased by prophylactic...

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage is a key component in the treatment of spinal cord injury but the evidence that prophylactic drainage decreases such injury...

Medtronic presents one-year Valiant Navion, four-year ANCHOR registry clinical outcomes

Medtronic has announced one-year outcomes for the Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft system for thoracic endovascular repair (TEVAR) and four-year clinical outcomes from the ANCHOR...

SVS 2019: Elderly patients should not be denied TEVAR based on...

Ali Azizzadeh (Los Angeles, USA) talks to BLearning at SVS 2019 (Society for Vascular Surgery, 12–15 June, Washington DC, USA) about his recent move from Houston, Texas to...

First US patient receives Gore TAG conformable thoracic stent graft with...

Gore has announced the first US implant of its Gore TAG conformable thoracic stent graft with ACTIVE CONTROL system. The successful procedure was performed...

Multicentre dataset reveals the added value of diffusion-weighted imaging in TEVAR...

Novel data from the Stroke from Thoracic Endovascular Procedures (STEP) study has provided insight into current practice of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), and...

Gore introduces GORE TAG Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with reduced profiles...

  Gore has introduced reduced profiles for the most commonly used diameters of the GORE TAG Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System. The reduced profile...

Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft receives FDA approval

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft system (Medtronic) for the minimally invasive repair of all lesions...

Tilo Kölbel: The Stroke from Thoracic Endovascular Procedures (STEP) collaboration

Tilo Kölbel (University Heart Center Hamburg, Germany) talks about the findings of the STEP collaboration, and why endovascular procedure operators perhaps are "not the...

Final five-year results from the STABLE I feasibility study presented at...

Five-year follow-up data from STABLE I, a global feasibility study of the Zenith Dissection Endovascular stent (Cook Medical), were presented by Joseph Lombardi (Cooper...

STEP seeks to advance patient safety after TEVAR

Stroke is a major concern following TEVAR (thoracic endovascular aortic repair) and Charing Cross delegates heard the results from a collaborative study that pooled...

When to consider TEVAR in uncomplicated Type B aortic dissection

A new study suggests thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) may be appropriate in uncomplicated Type B aortic dissection (TBAD) based on several anatomic criteria...

First patient enrolled in registry for the Gore TAG Conformable stent...

Gore has announced the first patient enrolment in its post-market European registry for the Gore TAG Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with Active Control System, following...

Castor branched aortic stent graft gains CFDA approval

The Castor branched aortic stent graft system, developed by MicroPort Endovascular, has obtained the regulatory approval from China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), formally...

Endologix announces collaboration agreements with Japan Lifeline for development and commercialisation...

Endologix has signed a joint research and development agreement, as well as an exclusive distribution agreement, with Japan Lifeline (JLL) pertaining to the development...

First-in-human use TEVAR of Gore TAG thoracic stent graft with Active...

Gore has announced the first patient implant of the TAG conformable thoracic stent graft with Active Control system after the receipt of CE mark...
Women in hospital bed for TEVAR operation

Increased mortality in females after TEVAR

It is well known that women have worse outcomes following treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysms, but a recent study finds that the results are...

Women face higher mortality following TEVAR for intact descending thoracic aortic...

Even after adjusting for differences in age and comorbidities, female patients have higher perioperative mortality and lower long-term survival after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair...

Acute Dissections Symposium: “The Great Masquerader”

The best management of type B aortic dissection is an ongoing debate. In April 2016, W. L. Gore & Associates held a two-day symposium...

Valiant Captivia stent graft shows 90% freedom from dissection-related mortality at...

The Valiant Captivia thoracic stent graft system (Medtronic) has demonstrated freedom from all-cause mortality of 79.4% and freedom from dissection-related mortality of 90% at...

Predicting type B aortic dissection outcomes when the patient arrives

Stanford type B aortic dissection carries a better prognosis compared with type A dissection and 90% of patients survive to hospital discharge. The management...