Late fiber deterioration in Dacron arterial grafts.

  title={Late fiber deterioration in Dacron arterial grafts.},
  author={Klaus Berger and Lester R. Sauvage},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={193 4},
The occurrence of late fiber deterioration was examined in 493 Dacron arterial prostheses. Grafts implanted were of four types: 137 Meadox Wesolowski Weavenit (WN), 71 Golaski Microknit (MK), 70 USCI Sauvage(Tm) external velour non-crimped (EVNC), and 215 USCI Sauvage external velour random-crimped (EVRC). Prostheses had been implanted for three to 15.3 years; no defects were detected prior to three years. Deterioration occurred in 15 of 493 grafts (mean incidence: 3%). Between 4.9% and 5.8% of… CONTINUE READING

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