A self-expanding bifurcated endovascular graft for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. An initial study in a canine model.

@article{Wilson1996ASB,
  title={A self-expanding bifurcated endovascular graft for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. An initial study in a canine model.},
  author={Gregory John Wilson and Petr Klement and Yasushi Pedro Kato and J. B. Martin and Isaac John Khan and Rysler Alcime and J. P. Dereume and David C. Macgregor and Leonard Pinchuk},
  journal={ASAIO journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={
          M386-93
        }
}
Approximately 50,000 abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) are surgically repaired annually in the United States. Endovascular grafts (EVGs) combine a stent and a vascular graft offering great potential for reduced morbidity, mortality, and hospital stay because of minimally invasive endoluminal placement through catheters. Because most AAAs extend into one or both iliac arteries, a bifurcated EVG (bEVG) was developed, consisting of a proximal aortic trunk divided into two distinct lumens or… 
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