Document Detail

The upside-down zenith stent graft limb.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19426639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
None of the commercially available stent grafts are supplied in a tapered configuration suitable for the endovascular repair of common iliac artery aneurysms. We describe a simple technique for reversing the proximal and distal orientation of a standard flared bell-bottom stent graft limb from the Zenith system of abdominal aortic aneurym repair. When reloaded in this fashion, the stent graft is deployed just like any other Zenith (Cook, Inc., Bloomington, IN) stent graft limb. However, we caution that this departure from standard use introduces new sources of potential device failure, requires several additional precautions, and should not be attempted by those unfamiliar with the routine use of the unmodified device.
Jade S Hiramoto; Linda M Reilly; Darren B Schneider; Joseph H Rapp; Timothy A M Chuter
Related Documents :
10656909 - Treatment of chronic type b aortic dissection with endovascular stent-graft placement.
19533229 - Carotid artery stenting using a novel self-expanding braided nickel-titanium stent: fea...
16259989 - Finite element modeling of a progressively expanding shape memory stent.
20798369 - Flow-diverter stent for the endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms: a prospec...
19327669 - Stent deformation: an experimental study of coronary ostial stenting.
20640109 - Patient with recent coronary artery stent requiring major non cardiac surgery.
703939 - Saccular aneurysm associated with absence of the left cervical carotid arteries.
451879 - Fibromuscular dysplasia of the external iliac arteries: surgical treatment by graduated...
2614079 - Digital flashing tomosynthesis (dfts)--a technique for three-dimensional coronary angio...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1708-5381     ISO Abbreviation:  Vascular     Publication Date:    2009 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-11     Completed Date:  2009-07-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101196722     Medline TA:  Vascular     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143-0222, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / instrumentation,  methods
Equipment Design
Iliac Artery / surgery*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Intraoperative Cell Salvage versus Allogeneic Transfusion during Abdominal Aortic Surgery: Clinical ...
Next Document:  Two-stage combined basilic-brachial vein transposition.