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Follow-up After Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

2014-08-27 03:37:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To collect and analyze clinical follow-up data which can be used to assess the safety, efficacy, and durability of endovascular AAA repair with Zenith and Chuter-Gianturco stent-grafts.

Description

We propose to analyze the data collected for clinical purposes in 453 patients who already underwent endovascular AAA repair at UCSF and SFVA, and others who will undergo this operation in the future. Most of these patients have now passed the 2-year follow-up required by the original protocol, all continue to be followed for clinical purposes, using the same studies, the same data forms and the same schedule as before, because studies of various devices of this type have shown that the potential for late problems requires continuing scrutiny of stent-graft structure and function, as a basis for timely re-intervention.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Intervention

AAA Endovascular Bifurcated Stent-Graft

Location

Division of Vascular Surgery, UCSF
San Francisco
California
United States
94143

Status

Completed

Source

University of California, San Francisco

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:37:54-0400

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