Midterm outcome in 158 consecutive Gore TAG thoracic endoprostheses: single center experience.

@article{Wheatley2006MidtermOI,
  title={Midterm outcome in 158 consecutive Gore TAG thoracic endoprostheses: single center experience.},
  author={Grayson H. Wheatley and Ahmet Gurbuz and Julio A. Rodriguez-Lopez and Venkatesh G. Ramaiah and Dawn M Olsen and James Williams and Edward B. Diethrich},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={
          1570-7; discussion 1577
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite recent improvements in surgical technique, some patients with descending thoracic aortic pathologies are unable to undergo open surgical repair due to significant comorbidities and/or unfavorable thoracic aortic anatomy. Some of these patients might be able to tolerate a less invasive approach, such as endoluminal grafting. We reviewed our consecutive clinical experience with the Gore TAG endoprosthesis (W. L. Gore & Assoc, Flagstaff, AZ) for the endovascular exclusion of… CONTINUE READING

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