Tag: TEVAR

TEVAR

Using TEVAR to treat aortic dissection improves survival over open repair

Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) demonstrates a one- and five-year survival advantage over the current “gold standard” practice of medical therapy in the treatment...

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...

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...

Terumo to acquire large bore vascular closure device to expand its...

Terumo Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire assets related to the large bore vascular closure device, Xpro System,...
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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...

Gore announces first TEVAR with Gore Tag conformable thoracic stent graft...

Gore has announced the first patient implant of conformable thoracic stent graft with Active Control System after receiving CE mark last month. The first...

TEVAR’s dirty little secret

“There is no easy fix with current endovascular tools and strategies and a default realisation is that it is easier and more definitive to...