Semin intervent Radiol 2009; 26(1): 039-043
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1208382
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Devices Used for Endovascular Aneurysm Repair: Past, Present, and Future

Benjamin M. Jackson1 , Jeffrey P. Carpenter2
  • 1Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 2Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey
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Publication Date:
16 March 2009 (online)


Since its first implementation in patients in 1991, endovascular aneurysm repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms has gained wide acceptance and availability. This development has been fueled in great part by advances in stent-graft design and by a variety of devices for various anatomic features. This commentary will summarize some of these endograft developments and indicate the path forward for novel endoprostheses.


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Benjamin M JacksonM.S. M.D. 

Assistant Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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