Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, March 13th, 2005
The new catheter is designed for temporary occlusion of large blood vessels and expanding vascular prostheses. With its configuration, CODA helps to optimize stent graft geometry after implantation of an endograft during endovascular aortic repair (EVAR). EVAR is a minimally invasive procedure to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms, one of the leading causes of death in the U.S.
The new catheter is enhanced by a long, tapered tip design that the company says offers excellent over-the-wire trackability enabling...
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