[Open stent-grafting for the distal arch aneurysm using a new delivery system].

@article{Okonogi2009OpenSF,
  title={[Open stent-grafting for the distal arch aneurysm using a new delivery system].},
  author={Shuuichi Okonogi and Tatsuo Kaneko and Masahiko Ezure and Yuko Satou and Yutaka Hasegawa and Syuichi Okada and Hiroshi Kubota},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={62 12},
  pages={1035-8}
}
Recently, open stent-grafting has been employed for distal arch aneurysm. However, several complications have been reported. We have used a new delivery system (CLATE) in 8 patients who underwent open stent-grafting. The advantage of CLATE is that it is flexible, and can freely change its shape. Using this delivery system, stent graft is hard to dislocate… CONTINUE READING