Wallgraftâ„¢ Endoprosthesis: Initial Canine Evaluation

Hussain, Farabi M.; Kopchok, George
October 1998
American Surgeon;Oct1998, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p1002
Academic Journal
Evaluates the in vivo deployment and healing characteristics of self-expanding endoluminal graft (Wellgraft Endoprosthesis) in a canine aorta. Successful deployment of the device; Canine characteristics; Achievement of complete expansion of device; Availability for clinical use.


Related Articles

  • Propofol and Systemic Inflammatory Response in Abdominal Aortic Surgery. Rodriguez-Lopez, José M.; Lozano, Francisco S. // Letters in Drug Design & Discovery;Mar2008, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p148 

    Abdominal aortic surgery is relatively common associated with considerable postoperative morbidity and mortality. The aortic cross-clamping for the implantation of a vascular prosthetic graft induces a systemic inflammatory response (SIR) because of an ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury. In our...

  • Aortic intramural hematoma with dissection in aortic medial degeneration. Menke, Jan; Unterberg-Buchwald, Christina; Schaefer, Inga-Marie; Kertesz, Andras // Vascular Medicine;Oct2011, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p407 

    The article focuses on the case of a 67-year-old man who was hospitalized after an acute onset chest pain. Medical imaging like echocardiography and contrast-enhanced computed tomographic angiography shows pericardial effusion, aneurismal dilation of the ascending aorta, and intimal tear that...

  • The most versatile and useful appendage on earth. Schepens, Marc A.A.M. // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Feb2014, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p296 

    The author discusses the viable aspects of a study that evaluates the surgical step using the elephant trunk technique for total arch replacement. He believes that the study presents the evolution of the surgical elephant trunk technique using vascular prosthesis invented by scientist Hans...

  • Personalized External Aortic Root Support. Treasure, Tom // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2013, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p549 

    The article describes the use of Personalized External Aortic Root Support (PEARS) in the aortic root surgery of patients with Marfan syndrome. Topics discussed include the primary objective of surgery in this patient population, key considerations in aortic root replacement, and the benefits of...

  • Branched Endograft Repair of Mycotic Ascending Aortic Aneurysm Using the Snorkel Technique. Quinney, Brenton Ellisor; Jordan, William // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Jul2011, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p457 

    Mycotic aneurysms are difficult clinical cases that can be approached by several methods. Debridement of infected tissue with in situ or extra-anatomic bypass is the traditional treatment. In poor operative candidates or reoperative cases, endovascular therapies can be an alternative. We present...

  • Innovative Structure and Modified Geometric Form of Woven Bifurcated Vascular Prostheses. Kancevicha, Viktoriya; Lukyanchikovs, Andreys // Material Science (1691-3132);2012, Issue 7, p9 

    Woven vascular prostheses with the innovative wall structure and with improved geometric form have been manufactured within the framework of the research project. Several prototypes of linear and bifurcated prostheses have been fabricated from polyester and polyurethane yarns. The main...

  • The Utilization of the Double-Bubble Aortic Configuration to Seal Infra-Renal Aortic Aneurysms: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Mousa, Albeir Y.; Campbell, John E.; Stone, Patrick A.; AbuRahma, Ali F. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;May2011, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p356 

    An 80-year-old Caucasian female with a symptomatic pararenal aortic aneurysm (AAA) presented with severe abdominal pain radiating to the back, which was associated with a significantly tender pulsating abdominal mass. The patient was deemed unfit for open repair, secondary to her significant...

  • Endovascular Repair of Traumatic Aortic Injury Using a Custom Fenestrated Endograft to Preserve the Left Subclavian Artery. Gilani, Ramyar; Ochoa, Lyssa; Wall, Matthew J.; Tsai, Peter I.; Mattox, Kenneth L. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Aug2011, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p549 

    Purpose: To describe the use of custom fenestrated endografts to preserve left subclavian artery (SCA) flow when requiring coverage during endovascular repair of blunt aortic injury (BAI). Case Report: A 39-year-old male involved in a motor vehicle accident sustained injuries including...

  • The Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Endovascular Repair of Traumatic Aortic Transection. B., Swathy; Maddali, Madan Mohan; Al-Shamsi, Sulaiman Saif; Sabek, Said Abdelrahman; Al- Hajri, Mahmood // Oman Medical Journal;2014, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p55 

    Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta is a leading cause of death, following major blunt trauma, and endovascular repair has evolved as a viable alternative to open repair. This report highlights the role of transesophageal echocardiography as a valuable imaging tool for locating the exact...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics