Endovascular Arch Repair Using Inner Branch Stent-Graft With Transapical Access

Gustavo S. Oderich, Emanuel R. Tenorio, Gabor Bagameri, Guilherme B.B. Lima, Giuliana B. Marcondes, Bernardo C. Mendes

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Abstract

Endovascular repair of aortic arch aneurysms has been considered in higher risk patients who are not ideally suited for open surgical or hybrid repair. A limitation of these devices is the 8- to 12-week delay for manufacturing, which does not allow treatment of symptomatic or rapidly expanding aneurysms. This report illustrates an urgent endovascular repair of an aortic arch aneurysm using a physician-modified endograft with 2 inner branches. Transapical access allowed better support and precision during device deployment, which was needed given the short proximal landing zone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e323-e327
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume111
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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