nd to date, we haven’t seen any significant movement or shifting of the device,” said Andrew Holden, M.B.Ch.B., professor and director of interventional radiology at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand. “If results are positive, the system has the potential to treat a significantly larger group of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm whose anatomy isn’t conducive to placement of an endograft.”
Co-authors of the endovascular vs. surgical repair study being presented by Dr. Ten Bosch are E.M. Willigendael, E.R. de Loos, L.M. Kruidenier, M.H. Prins and J.A.W. Teijink.
Co-authors of the study on the blood test to check for EVAR leaking being presented by Dr. Ten Bosch are F.A.M.V.I. Hellenthal, B. Pulinx, W.K.W.H. Wodzig, M. de Haan, M.H. Teijink, and G.W.H. Schurink.
Co-authors of the trial on the endobag being presented by Dr. Holden are F. Moll and A. Hill.
The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) is attended by more than 1,200 physicians, scientists, allied professionals and industry professionals from around the world. The meeting pioneered the use of live cases to promote the multidisciplinary treatment of cardiac and vascular disease by endovascular means. ISET is presented by the Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, Miami. ISET 2010 is taking place Jan. 17-21 near Miami Beach, Fla. For more information, visit www.ISET.org.
Editor’s note: Study numbers are current as of January 12, 2010 and may change upon presentation at the ISET meeting.
Copies of the 2010 ISET news releases are available online at www.ISETnews.org.
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