Application of endograft to treat thoracic aortic pathologies: a single center experience.

@article{Rodriguez2007ApplicationOE,
  title={Application of endograft to treat thoracic aortic pathologies: a single center experience.},
  author={J. Rodriguez and Dawn M Olsen and Alena Shtutman and Leonardo Aguiar Lucas and Grayson H. Wheatley and Jeffrey Alpern and Venkatesh G. Ramaiah and Edward B. Diethrich},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          413-20
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate our experience of thoracic endoluminal graft (ELG) repair of various thoracic aortic pathologies using a commercially available device approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Our patient population includes patients eligible for open surgical repair and those with prohibitive surgical risk. METHODS From March 1998 to March 2006, endovascular stent repair of the thoracic aorta was performed on 406 patients with 324 patients (median age 72; 200 male) receiving the Gore… CONTINUE READING

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