Published in Cardiovascular Week, November 6th, 2006
Study 1: Stent-graft repair of descending aortic aneurysms is a valuable supplement to surgical therapy in high-risk patients.
In a recent report, researchers in Germany conducted a study "to analyze our experience with endovascular stent-grafting of descending aortic aneurysms in high-risk patients. Nineteen patients underwent endovascular stent-graft repair of descending aortic aneurysms using the Talent Stent Graft System (Medtronic). All patients were considered high-risk for open surgical repair due to their age, requirement for emergency surgery, and...
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