Quality & Outcomes: Stent Grafts for TAAs
Mapping Complex Aortic Surgeries at Penn
Stent Grafts for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms (TAAs)
Thoracic stent grafts provide an alternative to open surgery for Complex Aortic Disease. Penn offers a wide array of FDA-approved and investigational thoracic stent grafts, including:
- Relay® Thoracic Stent Graft
A wide range of stent diameters and lengths to accommodate a variety of patient anatomies.
- Zenith® TX2®
Designed specifically to address the common problem of thoracic grafts struggling with proximal neck wall apposition.
- Zenith® TX2® Low Profile
Advanced design with similar characteristics of TX2, however with smaller diameter for easier access.
- Valiant® Thoracic Stent Graft with the Captivia Delivery System
Treats the largest array of diseases involving the thoracic aorta.
- 45mm Gore® TAG®
This larger diameter device allows treatment of TAAs with proximal and distal neck diameters ranging from 37–42 mm.
- Gore® C Tag® Device
A single stent design with a 9-Apex sinusoidal pattern; increased wire diameter permits an expanded treatment range (18 – 42 mm).
- Talent Thoracic Stent Graft
Newly redesigned FDA-approved with controlled release of proximal fixation (CAPTIVIA).
Penn Heart & Vascular 2011 Clinical Activity Report
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